Culinary stop during hiking. Gasthaus Weiße Wand, hiking trail "Wilde Wasser", Schladming  | © Steiermark Tourismus | ikarus.cc

Culinary Experiences

Using all your senses in Styria: Not only can delicious Styrian products be tasted in exquisite restaurants, but they can also be "experienced" in many places. Did you know how farmers' donuts are baked? Or have you ever milked a cow? Try it out and you will earn the "Ennstal Alpine Diploma".



But Styria has various culinary excursion destinations to offer in other regions as well. At some distilleries, you can view the distilling process of fine brandies live. The process of cheese-making can also be experienced live at cheese dairies and the craft of brewing beer is also demonstrated in many Styrian breweries. Styria also has sumptuous experiences for those with a sweet tooth among our holiday guests: visitors can look over the shoulders of gingerbread bakers and learn about the processing of chocolate. Is your mouth watering already? Then find your favourite culinary excursion destination here! 

A Culinary Journey of Discovery

On the trail of Styrian culinary delights
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Aerial view of the wine hotel Gut Pössnitzberg | © Weinhotel Gut Pössnitzberg | Georg Ott
Excursion Destination
Food & Drink

Wine Hotel Gut Pössnitzberg

A very special jewel in the middle of the Romantic Mediterranean Southern Styrian Wine Road is the Wine Hotel Gut Pössnitzberg with its historic sparkling wine cellar and the excellent tavern Kreuzwirt.
Cheese maturing cellar | © Almenland Stollenkäse GmbH | Eisenberger Harald
Excursion Destination
Cooling tip, Food & Drink, Winter excursion destination, Winter excursion destination for families

Almenland Stollenkäse [Gallery Cheese]

Accompany one of the cheese sommeliers into the only mine in Austria where cheese is mined. Silver was mined a long time ago in the Arzberg silver mountain, more precisely in the Franz-Leopold gallery. Now the gallery is a quiet place where cheese ...
Mariazeller Magenlikör (herb liqueur) | © Arzberger Likörmanufaktur | Michael Reidinger
Excursion Destination
Food & Drink, Winter excursion destination

Arzberger Liqueur Factory

Visit the liqueur factory and learn more about the history and production of the Mariazell gastric liqueur.
Oilmill Berghofer | © Berghofer-Mühle GmbH | Bergmann
Excursion Destination
Family & Kids, Pumpkin, Winter excursion destination, Winter excursion destination for families

Berghofer Mill

"The mill clatters at the rushing brook, clip, clap". What mill is this? Of course the historic Berghofer mill, which is located directly on its life line, the picturesque Raab river. This mill immediately captivates visitors with its charm.
Wine tavern Bad Waltersdorf | © Bergstadl Bad Waltersdorf | Bernhard Bergmann
Excursion Destination
Wine

Bergstadl Bad Waltersdorf

The Bergstadl Bad Waltersdorf focuses on regional products. In addition, many homemade products are also offered, such as specialities from their own raised Mangalica pork as well as in-house quality wines, brandies, fruit juices and pumpkin seed ...
© Hotel Schloss Seggau | Kristoferitsch
Excursion Destination
Cooling tip, Castle / Palace, Wine,

Castle Seggau

Hotel Schloss Seggau has been known as an excursion destination beyond the borders of Styria fro many decades. Probably the most impressive rooms in the castle are the regency rooms. The more than 300-year-old Episcopal vineyards are one of the ...
Range of oil (Schalk mill) | © Schalk Mühle KG | Lumikki Photography
Excursion Destination
Pumpkin, Winter excursion destination, Steiermark-Card, Winter excursion destination for families

Enjoyment & Experience Tour Schalk Mill

Learn how the traditional pressing of Styrian pumpkin seed oil works at one of the oldest Styrian oil mills. Enter the rustic mill, the restored hydropower museum or the new hydropower station and try a wide range of homemade products.
Lebkuchen hearts (gingerbread hearts) | © erLEBZELTEREI Pirker | Pirker
Excursion Destination
Food & Drink, Family & Kids, Winter excursion destination, Steiermark-Card, Winter excursion destination for families

Erlebzelterei Pirker Mariazell

Watch gingerbread being baked and be there "live" when the delicious Mariazell specialities are made. Gingerbread tastings, a bee table, smelling stations to smell the spices as well as lots of information about the Mariazell gingerbread tradition ...
Front view of the wine-growing estate Sabathi | © Weingut Sabathi | Igor Skacel
Excursion Destination
Wine

Erwin Sabathi Vineyard

What was wrested from the slope here shows the radical change that followed the generational change of the wine-makers like no other vineyard.
Exterior view of the oil mill Fandler | © Ölmühle Fandler | Gerhard Wasserbauer
Excursion Destination
Pumpkin, Winter excursion destination, Winter excursion destination for families

Fandler Oil Mill

Since 1926, the best oil has been produced at the Fandler oil mill in Pöllau. In doing so, they have been faithful to themselves and the gentle pressing process for years. Choose from more than 45 varieties and develop a passion for oil.
© Steiermark Tourismus | Achim Meurer

Enjoyment Capital

Discover the delicious sides of Graz
In Graz, many people speak of the culinary reasons for the title "Enjoyment Capital". Let yourself be surprised by regional farmers markets and culinary city walks. Stroll through the Mediterranean ambience of the city from one enjoyment to the next.