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    A feast for the eyes with a promise of enjoyment

    The Southern Styrian Wine Trail

    Probably the best known amongst the wine roads in the south of  Styria, connecting delightful villages and leaving lasting impressions and emotionally laden memories. From Ehrenhausen to Platsch and Berghausen, the Southern Styrian Wine Trail follows its course and brings visitors to impressive and unforgettable places.

    The landscape is impressively idyllic, characterised by cultivated vineyards, forests and flower fields that stretch up and down hills across southern Styria. From Ratsch, you can reach Gamlitz, the Sulztal valley and Leutschach an der Weinstraße. Again and again you will find impressive wineries, renowned restaurants and rustic Buschenschänken (wine taverns) along the way, which invite you to stop, linger and enjoy. When you take a seat on the panoramic terraces and look into the countryside, you forget everything around you for a short moment and immerse yourself in a world of peace, relaxation and enjoyment.

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    Culinary Diversity

    Along the Southern Styrian Wine Trail, an excellent and varied culinary offering has developed around the wine which leaves nothing to be desired. There is a density and variety of wine taverns, restaurants and gourmet restaurants that can rarely be found anywhere else.

    There is something for everyone. It's now just a question of where?!


    Idyllic landscape and varied circular hiking trails

    Hiking Trails along the Southern Styrian Wine Trail

    The hiking trails along the Southern Styrian Wine Trail promise not only fantastic views, unspoiled natural landscapes and countless opportunities to stop for refreshments, but also a diverse spectrum of circular hiking trails that lead through the moorland landscapes, vineyards and alpine meadows.

    Gourmet manufactories, wineries and culinary experiences

    Experience the Southern Styrian Wine Trail

    It's not just wineries that line up along the Southern Styrian Wine Trail, but also culinary showrooms, which we like to call gourmet manufactories. Those who simply want to enjoy the specialties of the region will be delighted by a picnic in the vineyard, and in the Autumn, you should not miss the Sturm (must) and chestnut stands.

    Dreamlike photo spots to create lasting memories

    The most beautiful Viewpoints

    The Southern Styrian Wine Trail is a dreamlike photo backdrop, creating lasting memories. It makes many a visitor pause often to marvel and enjoy.

    About the Southern Styrian Wine Trail

    Things to know about the Wine Trail

    The Southern Styrian Wine Trail has existed since 1955 and celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2015. At that time, many farms had no access to their respective buildings. Only after the creation of the wine trail was it possible to get directly to those houses, thus, the possibilities for selling self-produced products began to grow.

    The Southern Styrian Wine Route, with a length of 25 km, runs through the largest wine-growing region of Styria. It is located in the Slovene Hills, along the Austrian-Slovenian state border. In parts, the state border runs directly in the middle of the road. Some small sections even run through Slovenian territory.

    The communities of Ehrenhausen an der Weinstraße, Leutschach an der Weinstraße, Gamlitz as well as Straß in Steiermark are located directly on the Southern Styrian Wine Trail.

    Tip: When visiting the South Styrian Wine Route, a visit to a Buschenschank (wine tavern) is an absolute "must". The traditional Brettljause (cold plated snack) and a fruity glass of wine is guaranteed to be remembered. 

    Accommodations, packages and experiences

    Have a holiday on the Southern Styrian Wine Trail

    The Southern Styrian Wine Trail is always worth a visit: book a winemaker's room at one of our wineries, or an all-round carefree package and relax. Our experience store also provides unforgettable memories. You no longer have to dream about a romantic picnic in the vineyard or a wine tasting with the winemaker themselves, but can actually experience it in Southern Styria.

    Everything about the Southern Styrian Wine Trail

    The Southern Styrian Region