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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

The old town around Südtiroler Platz and the main town square offer a glimpse into both the near and the distant past. Contemporary views are promised by the Kunsthaus with its many events. Pleasurable moments are ensured by the diverse gastronomy as well as the dense program 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 characterized by stunning panoramas and wild and romantic gorges. Experience the wonderful landscape!

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

Fun for the whole family

The region between the largest artificial bathing lake – Stubenbergsee - and Apfelstraße, can be explored from the boutique and city hotel zur goldenen Krone on leisurely hiking trails or by bicycle. Apple orchards characterize much of the landscape in ApfelLand.
A real ornamental garden is the "Historical Garden" in Herberstein. It is part of the "Tierwelt Herberstein", the largest zoo in Styria

Time to relax

In the thermal region of Styria, about 45 minutes from Weiz, the springs of the six thermal resorts of Bad Radkersburg, Bad Gleichenberg, Loipersdorf, Bad Blumau, Bad Waltersdorf and Sebersdorf bubble up from the earth with full power. The soft, healing water gives warmth and well-being, radiates energy and joie de vivre and contributes to beauty, health and inner balance.

Whether to relax or with the family, here you will find the right spa for every occasion.



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, with its exhibitions and the birds of prey show.

Landscape and cuisine merge into one.

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, which you should not only see but also taste. Countless bars, cafés, wine bars, inns and restaurants invite you to sample regional delicacies based on the products of the nearby Styrian Genuss 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

As a visitor, you can also experience the creative potential of the city on every stroll through the city centre. Of course, the stores of all international brands can be found in the shopping streets of Graz, but it is the many small stores that make up the charm of Graz as a shopping city.

Golf vacation

From our hotel you can reach the golf courses Almenland and Gut Freiberg in about 15 minutes by car.

In about 45 minutes you can reach the golf courses Murhof, Waltersdorf Golfzentrum Andritz and Klockerhof. More information and tips are available at our reception.


Cultural, historical, culinary and scenic voyage of discovery in and around Weiz

All our excursion tips can be reached in about 45 minutes

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A Journey to the Golden Crown

Let yourself be enchanted by the charm of the boutique & city hotel.

Your contact person

Matthias Mayer, hotel manager

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