The Green Heart of Austria offers refreshing holiday opportunities between the high alpine mountains, vineyards and vibrating cities, between crystal-clear lakes and the healthy thermal water. And if you think you already know the area well, you will always discover new and surprising things.
The peaks of the Murtal mountains include the Seckau and Seetal Alps, the Glein and Stubalpe and the Wölzer Tauern. Over 90 two-thousand-meter peaks can be conquered here, alone or with friends or on guided hikes.
The region has the best offer for every hiker. Special hiking trails for families are a special highlight in our region, but experienced mountaineers will also get their money's worth.
Culinary delicacies make every hike a pleasure. Cultivated alpine huts and organic farmers reward every step and height difference with hearty snacks and homemade delicacies such as bread, bacon, cheese and farmer's butter. Milk, must and spicy schnapps - made from a wide variety of herbs, berries and cones should not be missing on a hike.
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Discovering the Murau-Murtal holiday region by bike is a unique pleasure trip for people. Smelling the scent of nature, stopping off at a hut, enjoying the wonderful landscape with all its splendor - that makes cycling in the Murtal a particularly beautiful experience.
Hundreds of kilometers of cycle paths lead through the most beautiful stretches of land. Along giant mountains, gently rolling hills, rushing water and idyllic rivers. Professional bike rentals, service stations and a well-signposted network of trails and current maps are a matter of course.
The Murtalbahn as a '' bicycle train '' and corresponding bus connections ensure optimal conditions.
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The Murau-Murtal holiday region - the ideal holiday mix! Motorcycle tours in Murau-Murtal are among the most beautiful things a biker can experience. On the one hand the Murtal mountains, untouched nature and palpable silence, on the other hand sporting challenges and top-class events. Enjoy the panorama on two wheels!
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In the mid of the magnificent mountain panorama, bathing lakes, leisure facilities and adventure pools provide refreshment, relaxation, fun and adventure. The Furtnerteich in the middle of a nature park, the crystal-clear Graslupp ponds or the mysterious, almost mystical Auerlingsee are considered special natural beauties.
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The Lachtal inspires in summer with its pleasant altitude, with the vastness of the hiking area and with routes for every wanderlust.
The Lachtal 6-seater chairlift is in operation on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in July and August. Info and prices on the Lachtal cable cars homepage.
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Vorstadt 119,8832 Oberwölz
Feel like Tarzan for once - with the zipline over the Wölzerbach. The extensive climbing area includes 10 courses. Up to the age of 14, climbing is only allowed when accompanied by an adult and the minimum height is 120 cm. The training is carried out by climbing guides. € 4.00 discount with the GuestCard.
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With the variety of events in the Murau region, vacationers are always well entertained! Workshops, adventure hikes, traditional events and an extensive cultural program await adventurous guests - and offer fun and variety for young and old.
The legendary Spielberg race track, which is only 40 minutes away from Lachtal, attracts approximately one million visitors a year to attend the major motor sport events such as Formula One or the MotoGP.
Secure your accommodation in Monarchia Park, which is located in one of the most beautiful regions of Styria in Lachtal, and enjoy the picturesque mountain landscape and the breathtaking natural beauty.
Adrenaline at the racetrack and relaxation in the mountains are the best ingredients for an eventful recreation.