Whether it's the quiet murmur of the streams or the thundering force of the waterfalls, in Southern Styria you'll find countless untouched spots of beauty in the midst of an unmistakable landscape.
Nature in Southern Styria is as diverse as the inhabitants themselves. On one side gentle, calm and harmonious and on the other side wild, impetuous and passionate. Numerous idyllic places by the water, along well-marked paths await its visitors.
How about a short hike along the white Sulm or to the Strutz mill on the Schwarzbach? Sulm waterfall and the Hohlkogel (hollow rock) are also worth a visit. In Bad Schwanberg, you can enjoy a shady walk along the nature reserve of the Black Sulm. And another tip: Lannach Pond Park, a natural jewel with 19 ponds. The abundance and diversity of nature is limitless. As far as the eye can see, the lovely hills and fields stretch to the horizon and promise pleasure and carefreeness in their seemingly endless expanse. Discover for yourself the diversity of this fertile land.
Water is the source of life and gives strength. On the many hiking trails along the water you can get to know southern Styria just as well as in the outdoor pool or at one of the many lakes, bathing ponds or river pools. Cool off naturally and recharge your batteries; that's best done by the water.
A small paradise, in the middle of the forest. Many hiking trails in southern Styria lead along the water and through the forest. Quiet little streams, big loud waterfalls, an eventful gorge or a quiet place by the water - enjoy the forest air, switch off and listen to the sound of the water. Clear water is a treasure that Mother Nature, especially in Styria, gives us in abundance. Hiking and walking by the water; here are a few suggestions for unique destinations:
Wine, water, forest - these water hiking trails don't have a summit cross as their goal, but offer flowing water as a partner to experience and move in harmony with nature. Through quiet forests, over impressive suspension bridges and along cooling rivers. The combination of unspoiled natural scenery, adventure and exercise make a hike through the Altenbachklamm gorge truly an unforgettable experience. The bird watch in Obervogau on the Auen-Moorwanderweg also makes the excursion, for the whole family, an unforgettable experience with nature.
Due to the wide range of bathing and water sports opportunities, southern Styria has become a popular stronghold of fun with or by water. It's not just in the outdoor pools that you can experience all of the action on offer. If swimming and bathing alone is not enough, fun and action is also offered on the water.