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FB1 Riesentour Thermen- & Vulkanland Steiermark

From north to south and back again. The giant tour FB1 is one of a total of 14 forest and meadow tours in the region of Feldbach in the thermal and volcanic country of Styria.


The giant tour lives up to its name. In fact, it is the north-south crossing of the Styrian Volcanic Land. This route stretches from the striking Riegersburg Castle, perched on the volcano, almost to the Murauen meadows. The return journey via Tieschen, Hochstraden, Kapfenstein and Weinberg is extremely scenic along the ridges of the hills and a stretch along the East Styrian Wine Route.  You will reach the highest point of this circular tour in Straden in southeastern Styria.



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The tour in numbers

Level of difficulty
95,4 km
7:30 h
1069 hm
1069 hm
529 m
Highest point
233 m
Lowest point

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Coming from Graz:
Freeway A2 direction Vienna - exit Gleisdorf Süd - direction Feldbach B68

Coming from Vienna:
Freeway A2 direction Graz - exit Ilz/ Fürstenfeld - direction Riegersburg B66 to Feldbach


Km Route

0 village of Bad Gleichenberg; after 400m turn right towards Trautmannsdorf

0,45 go straight ahead

1,1 right road course at the hilltop or provincial railway crossing

1,6 left; after 100m right towards Aichelzeil; 1,9 left uphill

2,6 turn right onto Landesstraße and go straight on after 200m

3,3 before the crest turn left and then always along the ridge

4,3 straight on and after 500m left (Poppendorfberg)

5,8 straight ahead

9,3 turn left on country road to Straden

11,6 straight at crossroads in Straden, after 200m right downhill

12,4 turn left (cross the road) and after 100m turn right uphill

13,4 right, then straight ahead and at 17,0 left downhill

18,3 turn left onto state road

19,8 follow the road to the right in Radochen

20,7 cross B66 straight ahead, after 100m left, after 1km right

22,5 right uphill along the road, after 300m right into Laasen

24,8 turn left towards Tieschen

27,0 left in Pichla

28,4 straight ahead

29.5 straight ahead and at km 31 right into Frutten-Gießelsdorf

31.5 straight, after 200m left uphill towards Aussichtswarte 

32.3 right and after 800m straight ahead

33,6 left towards Hochstraden (partly 18% incline)

35.1 straight (Hochstraden - highest point) 

37,3 left, after 100m right along the road towards Jamm

40,5 straight ahead, cross the road in Jamm, after 50m turn right

41,3 left and after 200m right in Neustift

42,0 turn left towards Pretal

44,3 follow the road to the right; 45,7 turn right again

47,1 right downhill towards Gutendorf, after 1km straight ahead

52.0 straight ahead (Petersdorf II); 54.4 left towards Fehring

54.8 right towards Weinberg; 55.6 straight across B57

57.2 left into Weinberg; 57.4 left; 58.3 left;

58.8 right into Brunn - then approx. 800m of fine gravel

60.1 straight ahead

61.4 left (at bridge)

61.6 left onto main road

61.7 pass the train station on the right, after 300m straight ahead

62.5 left towards Stang; 64.5 right, 65.1 straight ahead

69.6 left onto state road; 70.1 left onto (B66 towards Riegersburg)

73.1 right at Riegersburg - direction church

73.4 left at castle entrance - left downhill towards Altenmarkt

73.9 straight ahead (Altenmarkt traffic circle)

74.8 keep straight on the road to Altenmarkt until 77.1

77.1 left on hilltop Fröhlichberg

77,6 left on B66 and after 100m right towards Schützing

80,0 straight on in Schützing

81.5 left in Raabau, then straight (optional start from Feldbach) 

84,0 right in Lödersdorf

85,6 right onto B57

86,1 left in Leitersdorf and after 400m left

89,1 cross the traffic circle in Edersgraben straight on

91,1 straight ahead in Höflach and over hill Kulmberg

93.2 turn left onto B66

95.7 Village Bad Gleichenberg

Enjoy a part of the route along the wine road and don't miss to fortify yourself at a typical Styrian Brettljause.

Detailed information about arriving by ÖBB (Austrian Federal Railways) can be found at or on the Verbundlinie Steiermark website


With Verbundlinie’s BusBahnBim route planner app, planning your journey has never been easier: simply enter towns and/or addresses, stop names or points of interest to check all bus, train and tram connections in Austria. The app is available free of charge for smartphones – on Google Play and in the App Store


P+R at Feldbach train station (no short-term parking zone). There are numerous parking spaces available.

 Parking in the area of the city center:
 The parking time is 2 hours. Parking in the shopping city of Feldbach is free of charge. A parking meter must be used and is available free of charge at the Gästeinfo Feldbach.


Tourismusverband Thermen- & Vulkanland
Gästeinfo Feldbach
Hauptplatz 1, 8330 Feldbach


Mo-Fr von 9-12 und 13-16 Uhr
Foyer von 6-22 Uhr



What the weather will be like

Gnas (278m)

slightly cloudy
5 km/h
5 km/h
5 km/h
Partly sunny in the morning, gradually becoming cloudy in the afternoon.
very sunny
5 km/h
slightly cloudy
0 km/h
0 km/h
Fair or bright in the beginning, cloudy towards the end of the day.
1°C 5°C
1°C 7°C
-1°C 6°C
Südosten Region Österreich | © Thermen- & Vulkanland Steiermark

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