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Herberstein Way

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The hike takes you from the centre of Stubenberg to the leisure paradise at Lake Stubenberg, on to the Herberstein animal world and to St. Johann bei Herberstein.
A leisurely hike in ApfelLand-Stubenbergsee in Eastern Styria.

A wonderful view of the Stubenbergsee accompanies you for a long stretch of the trail. The hiking trail is partly marked with colour markings in red-white-red and additionally with signs "Herbersteinweg Nr.5". The starting point of the hike is at the Stubenberg municipal office, just behind the car park. Follow the dirt tracks between orchards and meadows in the direction of Stubenbergsee, past Boutique Hotel Erla and on to Gasthaus Steinmann. Follow the path until you come to the road, keep right here before crossing the road after approx. 100 metres. Then continue to Marienhof and Tierwelt Herberstein. From here follow the R8 to St. Johann bei Herberstein.

Characteristics

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Best season

Januar
Februar
November
Dezember

The tour in numbers

easy
Level of difficulty
10,7 km
Route
3:00 h
Time
214 hm
Uphill
128 hm
Downhill
456 m
Highest point
362 m
Lowest point

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ApfelLand is located in the heart of Eastern Styria, approx. 60 km north-east of Graz and approx. 140 km south of Vienna

By car:

Coming from Vienna: Via the south motorway (A2) to the Hartberg exit - via the main road (B54) towards Graz - 2 km after Kaindorf towards Graz, turn off towards ApfelLand-Stubenbergsee- Stubenbergsee

Coming from Salzburg/Germany:

Motorway via Salzburg - Pyhrnautobahn (A9) to Graz - continue via the Südautobahn in the direction of Vienna (A2) to the Gleisdorf West exit - main road (B54) to Kaibing - ApfelLand-Stubenbergsee- Stubenbergsee

Zu Google Maps für die Berechnung der Anreise.

The starting point of the hike is at the Stubenberg municipal office, just behind the car park.The hiking trail is partly marked with colour markings in red-white-red and additionally with signs "Herbersteinweg Nr.5". Walk along country lanes between orchards and meadows in the direction of Stubenbergsee.You come to the main road, on the right-hand side you will see the Tilp village smithy, here you cross the road and walk past the sports centre, then past Haus am See, Boutique Hotel Erla and on to Gasthaus Steinmann. Follow the path along the edge of the forest until you come to a road again, keep right here before crossing the road after approx. 100 metres.Then continue to the Marienhof where you can stop for a bite to eat.After a little refreshment, continue to Tierwelt Herberstein - a visit would be worthwhile.From Tierwelt Herberstein you walk along the R8 to St. Johann bei Herberstein. From Bachwirt Prettenhofer, you can first take hiking trail no. 5a on the way back, before returning to the starting point on trail no. 5 from Marienhof.
We recommend:

 

- Stubenbergsee

- Animal world and Herberstein Garden Castle

- Church of St. Johann near Herberstein

The ApfelLand Stubenbergsee offers us a very special experience.

Experience the region's sacred cultural treasures and church tours with the sound of the organ and bells using an audio guide.

Simply download the free "Hearonymus" app, select "Churches in ApfelLand-Stubenbergsee" under "Guides" and your smartphone has become an audio guide.

Hartberg railway station is close to ApfelLand-Stubenbergsee.

Take the train to Hartberg, from there buses run to Stubenberg.

Timetables and information can be found at the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) or at www.busbahnbim.at

.For local transport we recommend the

Parking lot Amtshaus- next to Stubbenberg Castle

Marienhof

Animal world Herberstein

Information about the region, places to stop for refreshments and overnight accommodation, excursion destinations, etc:

Eastern Styria Tourist Board

ApfelLand-Stubenbergsee office

8223 Stubenberg am See 5

Tel. :+43 3176 8882

www.apfelland.info

www.oststeiermark.com

Current weather

Mobility Eastern Styria with shared taxi SAM

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What the weather will be like

Stubenberg (443m)

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The day will be dry, but mostly cloudy with occasional sunny spells.
Morning
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foggy
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Thick clouds throughout the day and rain with varying intensity.
24.02.2024
slightly cloudy
4°C 13°C
25.02.2024
slightly cloudy
2°C 12°C
26.02.2024
sunny
2°C 12°C
Südosten Region Österreich | © Thermen- & Vulkanland Steiermark

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