Bike Riding Rittscheintal Cycle Route R 21 (Rittscheintalradweg R 21) - Touren-Impression #1 | © Markt Hartmannsdorf Bike Riding Rittscheintal Cycle Route R 21 (Rittscheintalradweg R 21) - Touren-Impression #1 | © Markt Hartmannsdorf

Rittscheintal Cycle Route R 21 (Rittscheintalradweg R 21)

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This cycle path connects the Raabtal valley with the Rittscheintal valley and leads to Bad Loipersdorf in the Styrian thermal spa and volcano region.
On this tour, you are surrounded by rolling hills and vineyards, as well as castles and palaces. The Rittschein flows through a wide, fertile valley along the banks of which the cycle route runs. The Rittscheintal cycle path is signposted from Markt Hartmannsdorf.

Characteristics

Skill
Fitness

Best season

January
February
December

The tour in numbers

medium
Level of difficulty
42,3 km
Route
3:20 h
Time
291 hm
Uphill
287 hm
Downhill
460 m
Highest point

Map & downloads

More information

All information on how to get to Thermen- und Vulkanland Steiermark can be found here.
The route starts in Sulz near Gleisdorf and leads along the country road over the Sommerberg. After the climb, you roll down to the imposing village of Pöllau, continuing through the Rittscheintal valley to Markt Hartmannsdorf. From there, take the cycle path that runs parallel to the main road to St. Kind. In a zig-zag course, we often change sides in the wide Rittscheintal valley and come to the herb village of Söchau with its herb garden. It is worth taking a break here or joining a guided tour of the herb garden (May-October). The route then continues via Übersbach to Bad Loipersdorf, where you can finish off by recovering from your exertions at the Loipersdorf thermal spa resort. From the center of Bad Loipersdorf, the path leads identically with the R12 thermal cycle path to the thermal baths.
Detailed information about arriving by ÖBB (Austrian Federal Railways) can be found at www.oebb.at  or on the Verbundlinie Steiermark website www.busbahnbim.at

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Parking is available along the entire route of the R21 Rittscheintalradweg!
Tourism Association Thermen- & Vulkanland
Main street 2a
8280 Fürstenfeld
Phone: +43 3382 55 100
info@thermen-vulkanland.at
www.thermen-vulkanland.at

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What the weather will be like

Söchau (268m)

Morning
rainy
21°C
45%
10 km/h
Noon
sunny
26°C
25%
10 km/h
Night
sunny
23°C
10%
5 km/h
A chance of thunderstorms in the early morning, then dry and partly sunny during the day.
Morning
sunny
19°C
5%
5 km/h
Noon
slightly cloudy
25°C
5%
10 km/h
Night
sunny
22°C
5%
10 km/h
Dry and partly sunny throughout the day, with cloudy periods from time to time.
24.06.2024
sunny
15°C 26°C
25.06.2024
slightly cloudy
15°C 26°C
26.06.2024
rainy
15°C 26°C
Südosten Region Österreich | © Thermen- & Vulkanland Steiermark

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