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Explore the Region

Tips for excursions in the region

Embark on a cultural, historical, culinary and scenic journey of discovery in and around Weiz

Weiz is in many ways a center of life and energy. A view of the city and its surrounding region shows the variety of lived, applied, incorporated or converted energy, which allows people a worthy today.

All our excursions/ recommended holiday destinations are within 45 minutes travel time from the hotel.

Connecting the old town with nature

Weiz appeals to every taste. The old town around Südtiroler Platz and the main town square offers a glimpse into both the near and the distant past. The Kunsthaus with its many events offers an innovative cultural life. Round off your stay by having a meal at the various restaurants as well as choosing from the comprehensive programme of festivals and events.

You can get more information and tips from us at the reception.

Special destinations are:

  • Raabklamm (hiking in Austria’s longest gorge)
  • Feistritztalbahn (historic narrow-gauge railway)
  • Katerloch(a breathtaking stalactite cavern in Austria)
  • Grasslhöhle (Austria's oldest show cave)
  • Almenland Stollenkäse (a fascinating world of tasty cheese varieties)
  • Chocolate Factory Felber (learn all about chocolate)

Hiking with a great view and culinary delights

The nature park "Almenland" is approximately 30 minutes from Weiz. It is the largest connected low alpine pasture area in Europe and is thus ideal for hiking. This region is characterised by stunning/ gorgeous panoramas and wild and romantic gorges. Experience the wonderful landscape!

Enjoy delicious regional gourmet dishes in an informal atmosphere. Enjoy the hospitality so characteristic for the people in Almenland. Recharge your batteries during a walk in the fresh alpine air and admire the stunning view of the mountains - this is pure relaxation!

ApfelLand-Stubenbergsee

The region between the largest artificial bathing lake - Stubenbergsee - and the Apfelstraße is well worth a visit. While staying at Stadthotel zur goldenen Krone you can explore this region with a leisurely walk or by bicycle. Enjoy the landscape of the ApfelLand which is dominated by picturesque apple orchards. Visit the beautiful ornamental garden in Herberstein, which is part of the Herberstein Animal World., the largest zoo in Styria.

Visit the beautiful ornamental garden in Herberstein, which is part of the Herberstein Animal World., the largest zoo in Styria.

Time to relax

In Thermenland Styria  -  about 45 minutes from Weiz – you can enjoy the warm thermal springs in the spa resorts Bad Radkersburg, Bad Gleichenberg, Loipersdorf, Bad Blumau, Bald Waltersdorf and Sebersdorf. The healing springs provide the guests with warmth and well-being.  They radiate energy and joie de vivre  and contribute to beauty, health and inner balance.

Visitors can relax and/or enjoy activity fun together with their family.

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Culinary delights in southeast Styria

The volcanic terrain in the southeast of Styria has become a destination for inquisitive individuals wishing to find out more about one of the most fascinating landscapes in Austria. This region is a paradise for connoisseurs of wine and lovers of typically regional delicacies.

A special tourist destination in this region is Riegersburg, a castle staging various exhibitions and the birds of prey show.

Styrian cuisine and nature combine here to create a delightful ambience.

There are many idyllic inns, committed winegrowers and craft companies producing a great variety of delicacies. These can be found between Radkersburg in the south and Ottendorf in the north, in the west around Schwarzau and in the east around Kapfenstein.

Capital of cultural and culinary delights

In the medieval town centre with its streets, narrow alleys, squares and courtyards there is much to explore and even more to enjoy. Graz should be discovered using all five senses. Countless bars, coffee houses, wine bars, inns and restaurants invite the visitor to sample the culinary delights of the local Styrian food and wine regions.

Graz, with a population of 250,000, is Austria’s second biggest city and only 30 minutes from Weiz.

A walk through the state capital

Graz has a lot of attractions you shouldn’t miss. Hike up the Schlossberg, the city mountain of Graz, or discover the Old Town with its mansions, churches, town houses and monumental buildings.

 
A Journey to the Golden Crown

Let yourself be enchanted by the charm of the Stadthotel.

 
 
Your contact person

Matthias Mayer, hotel manager



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