Rachau Tree-Top Trail
From April to October, the gates of the tree-top trail are open to nature lovers, the young and the young at heart.
Whether you prefer a fast pace or a comfortable stroll, the trail offers a unique experience - an adventure through the treetops.
Stairs, platforms, walkways and a 4 m cantilevered viewing platform overlooking the depths are the highlights of the adventure trail. Even the path to the construction offers sunny spots to rest and stations with balance exercises, games of skill and a fun-filled walk. Guided tours are available upon request and will teach you interesting things about the forest, its inhabitants, the construction of the tree-top trail and the flora and fauna of the region.
More than 7000 exhibits separated thematically and spread over an exhibition area of almost 400 m2. Among these are around 4000 carnival orders from all over Europe, the USA, Africa, Canada and Brazil. Discover the carnival uniforms of guards, elves, prices and dukes. Suitable for children.
KNITTELFELD SWIMMING POOL
Swim-training pool, children's pool, baby pool, small children's slide. Solar system guarantees pleasant water temperature. Outdoors: Large football pitch, beach volleyball court, basketball hoop, children's playground. Indoor swimming pool: Swim-training pool, ideal for swimming competitions, 1 children's pool, 56-m water slide.
KNITTELFELD RAILWAY MUSEUM
Knittelfeld Railway Museum is directly on the River Mur Cycling Trail. 16 themed rooms over approx. 1,000 m² entice you into the fascinating world of railways. Outdoor model railway open: 1 May - 20 Sept. Special exhibition: "Steam trains in Knittelfeld from 1868 to now.
KNITTELFELD CRAZY GOLF COURSE
In the beautiful municipal park in town of Knittelfeld is Styria's only tournament crazy golf course!
The course consists of 18 concrete fairways, each 12 m long and 1.25 m wide. Guests can relax on the many benches. Crazy golf, fun for the whole family!
ALPINPARK STEINMÜHLE, GAAL
Challenge yourself on a personal adventure! Our high wire park in this rocky natural landscape offers an abseiling wall, a Pamper pole, aerial traverses, a flying fox and much more. The Alpinpark is also ideal for climbing and via ferrata training. The necessary equipment is provided on site.
HERB NATURE TRAIL, GAAL
Discover a beautifully landscaped Kräuterlehrpfad (herbal nature trail) in 14 boxes with 70 different spices and medicinal herbs. There is also a chance to try Kneipp therapy and refresh yourself in the mountain stream. You can choose to explore the trail on your own, but guided tours are also possible at any time by prior appointment.
True to the motto "breathe in nature - and relax" you can find quiet time away from the stress of everyday life at this scenic mountain lake, which lies at around 1,200 metres above sea level. Visitors will discover a fantastic mountain panorama, which is reflected in the waters of the lake. Coach access, 5 minute walk from the coach park.
ZELTWEG SPORTS CENTRE
This sports centre in the centre of Aichfeld provides - not least because of its size (??126,600 m²) - a variety of leisure and sports activities for all ages. The attractive facility offers over 20 different (summer and winter) sports. The sports halls, spacious outdoor area and the generous parking facilities mean that it is also ideal as an event and exhibition centre.
Recharge you batteries!
The newly designed hall includes 3 tennis and squash courts and a sports café. There is also a Wellness complex, which features 2 sunbeds, a steam sauna, a Finnish sauna, a herbal sanarium, an infrared cabin, and a shower experience for rest and relaxation.
PLANETARIUM: Spectacular space shows, "all-encompassing" flights through the universe of knowledge and impressive music shows by Pink Floyd - you can experience all this in our 500-year-old Sternenturm Judenburg Planetarium whatever the weather!
The most modern planetarium in Europe takes you into the mysterious depths of both space and the ocean. The ingenious 3D space action will amaze, entertain and educate. The exhibition is suitable for children ages 4 and up (with the exception of one show) and an overview of the current sky is always included. The planetarium is located in Austria's highest town tower, which features a spectacular glass-bottomed lift. You can also enjoy a unique view of the Murtal from our panoramic café (42 m).
On three floors, numerous exhibits, including a coin and art collection, document the history of Judenburg. Its prehistoric importance is illustrated by the Hallstatt finds at Falkenberg in Strettweg: you can see a replica of the famous Cult Wagon Strettweg and and the most recent excavations.
JUDENBURG SPA EXPERIENCE
Fun and games in the spacious outdoor pool, indoor pool (open during the winter and in case of bad weather) and the sauna complex. The swim-training pool, toddlers' area, swimming treadmill, water spouts, jacuzzi benches, a 70-m water slide and the giant toy animals, Nessy and the Great White Shark, enhance your swimming experience.
ZIRBELIX KIDS' PARADISE JUDENBURG
New in Judenburg! Zirbelix, the indoor playground in the town centre offers fun and games whatever the weather. The 660-m² toddlers' area includes a mountain hut, giant puzzle and adventure play area with a slide, volcano and roundabout. A cosy gastro-area invites you to while away the time.
GUIDED TOUR OF JUDENBURG
Few towns have such obvious connections to their past, historic roots and well-preserved memories of their development. This tour through the historic houses and architectural sites of the old town brings this story to life. The starting point is the 500-year-old town tower, where the tour begins with a short show at the planetarium.
AQUALUX THERMESPA, FOHNSDORF SPA
Refreshingly different: architecture, atmosphere and experiences. The AQUALUX spa revives and regenerates all five senses with long-lasting effects. With its five different areas, the new AQUALUX spa offers something refreshingly different. We have everything you need: fun, adventure, Wellness, relaxation and inner balance. Our two great restaurants, friendly staff, attractive packages for the whole family and the wide range of local excursions and accommodation underline the AQUALUX motto: "I feel good!"
*Day entry to the World of Experience including one daily special meal for adults and one day entry included a pasta dish or nuggets for kids.
GRANITZENBACH ADVENTURE TRAIL
"Breathe in the mountain" is the motto of this unique themed Erlebnisweg (Adventure Trail) through Zirbenland (Pine Land). It takes you on a gradual ascent over numerous wooden footbridges to experience an unspoilt mountain stream in its unique environment, stopping at the "place of peace" and the "energy bench".
OBERZEIRING VIEWING MINE
Once one of the most important silver mines in the Eastern Alps, you can now easily reach the heart of the mountain, where the miners once worked, via concrete steps. You will pass beautiful stalactites, narrow shafts, miners' ladders and fireplaces on your way out.
HUSKY HIKES AND RIG RIDES
Whether you opt for a husky hike or husky rig ride, you will experience an adrenaline-filled adventure with our beautiful huskies, surrounded by the stunningly beautiful landscape of the Pölstal, in the Murtal holiday region.
In today's fast-paced world, time spent outdoors with animals is very relaxing and enjoyable experience. First, we teach you a bit about the huskies, harnesses and the rig or sleigh. Getting to know the fascinating, child-friendly and patient huskies is of course included, and then things really get going.
Experience a breathtaking adventure and 100% action with our huskies.
HOHENTAUERN NATURE ADVENTURE PARK
Experience nature with all your senses. The Naturerlebnispark (Nature Discovery Park) provides fun for young and old alike. 100% action - on the water and barefoot paths or boating on the Weberteich. The absolute highlight is the 70 m slide - enjoy the fresh air at the Nature Adventure Park.
UNZMARKT-FRAUENBURG LEISURE PARK
The Freizeitpark (leisure park) offers free bathing in a natural swimming pond with approximately 1000 m2 of water, a separate children's pool for the little ones, a rainbow slide and a wooden diving tower. A large children's playground with a giant octopus, swings and climbing frames guarantee fun.
SECKAUER "LEBKUCHEN" GINGERBREAD
Come and have a coffee, try some Seckauer "Lebkuchen" gingerbread and watch an interesting film at our newly built production facility. The film screening during the coffee break is free! Screenings (8 - 60 persons) by prior appointment.
SEEBLICK FAIRYTALE PUZZLE FORST
"BIG FUN WITH THE LITTLE ONES": a dream location for beautiful days out. Puzzling fun for the whole family: The beautifully designed scenes from a variety of fairytales have been mixed up. Take a good look! There are many deliberate mistakes at the fairytale stations - can you find them? Get to know loads of different trees and shrubs on the nature trail. At the end of the circuit there is a large water playground and the Viking memory game guarantees fun and games! Treat yourself to hearty fare at our restaurant. Hot food, cakes, ice cream and snacks all day long. We look forward to your visit!
At the entrance to Mühlen you will find the town's landmark, the "Alte Bauernmühle" ("Old Farm Mill"). Here, visitors can take on the role of miller and grind their own flour themselves. A comprehensive collection of 110 varieties of cereals and a photo exhibition titled "From Grain to Bread" make the everyday workings of the farm mill a real experience.
The Bauernmuseum (Farm Museum) is a world of adventure for both young and old. It vividly depicts farming life, work and culture. Visitors can expect a journey through time to the 20th century with an insight into the working methods and associated tools. The blacksmith’s demonstration workshop is impressive.
MARIAHOF CRAZY GOLF COURSE
Skill and patience are required for a game of golf on the 18-hole crazy golf course at the Knappenwirt in Mariahof. Fun for the whole family, young and old. Exercise out in the fresh air is good for your health, and after exerting yourself you can treat yourself to a culinary delight or two.
SCHOOL OF THE SENSES, NEUMARKT
Both young and old get their money's worth at this exhibition! Learn Gothic script in the historic classroom, marvel at Austria's largest coffee collection, give way to your senses, drum yourself free, or learn about the fascinating subject of modern bionics, all in one place!
E-BIKES & E-MOBILE
Naturally mobile in the nature park. Give your car a holiday too, and switch to an environmentally friendly alternative. With our "Naturally Mobile Offer" you can use the nature park's e-cars and e-bikes!
OBERWÖLZ MUSEUM OF BRASS INSTRUMENTS & RURAL LIFE
The Blasmusik- & Heimatmusem Oberwölz (Museum of Brass Instruments and Rural Life) features a variety of instruments as well as beautiful, colourful traditional costumes and uniforms from various regions across Austria, which show the history of music and its traditions through the ages. The museum conveys impressions of the life and work of previous generations. Special exhibition: "Skiing: Then and Now".
OBERWÖLZ LEISURE CENTRE
Fun and games for the whole family. The leisure centre offers a heated outdoor pool with water slide and diving tower, a beach volleyball court, outdoor chess, tennis courts, a skate park, a sports and recreation hall, a children's playground and a restaurant.
SCHEIFLING PIPE MUSEUM
The Pfeifen- und Heimatmuseum can be found in a house first built in 1630 and features 550 interesting pipes from all over the world, including documentation of tobacco cultivation in the Scheifling area. Guided tours: Kurt Strohmeier, Tel: +43 (0) 3582 2286 or +43 (0) 6644 9578 83. Hammerherr Freisam (a symbolic figure of the 15th century) can be admired at the annual Scheiflinger Kirtag celebrations (1st Sunday in July)
This former convent and romantic cloister is home to this extremely diverse museum. It lovingly tells the history of both the artisanal crafts and the town of Murau. The museum's permanent exhibition is enriched with special exhibitions and private viewings. Location and meeting point: Stadtmuseum Murau, Grazerstraße 19, 8850 Murau - next to the old people's home.
GUIDED TOUR OF MURAU
Join our guide and discover the best of Murau on the trail of the minstrel Ulrich von Liechtenstein, Anna Neumann and the Princely House of Schwarzenberg. Meeting point: in front of the travel agency at Murau train station. Duration: 2 hours
AUDIO TOUR OF MURAU
Experience the medieval town of Murau (the district capital) on an audio tour. The guide provides an in-depth explanation of the fascinating history of Murau, Anna Neumann and wood. Tours are available in English, German, Hungarian and Italian. Audio guides are available from the Murau Tourist Information Centre.
ST. RUPRECHT WOOD MUSEUM
The Wood Museum tells you everything you want to know about wood. It is an all-weather destination for the whole family. You can easily spend all day in the 10,000 m2 museum. We offer a comprehensive range of activities, from museum tours to social activities such as bowling, crafts, painting, stilt-walking, tree meets, creative workshops and woodwork. The arboretum, which features more than 70 different species of trees, offers visitors relaxation and information. Other activities include a wood & water playground, forest tower and timber house.
GUIDED TOUR OF MURAU, TOWN OF WOOD
Murau was in the past and still is a town of pioneering innovation in the areas of wood and bionics: it is both traditional and forward-looking. The town is a unique hub for the region's timbered structures.
Murau Town Hall is a one-off: it was once a bakery, then a town hall, then a barn, and now it is a town hall again. It has been lovingly restored in the spirit of the local timber tradition. It is a great place to start your exploration of this town's enchanting scenery and rich history. There are both stone and wooden bridges, modern architecture and half-timbered buildings, churches and the imposing Murau Castle.
Enjoy the walk through the timbered town of Murau with a knowledgeable guide from Murau World of Wood, who will tell you exciting stories about the various places along the way!
MURAU BREWERY MUSEUM
Take a journey through time and let the world of brewing from then and now entice you. The museum traces the 500-year history of Murau Brewery in detail. Experience the valuable raw materials, art of brewing and respect for nature. Every visitor to the Brewery Museum receives a voucher for a glass of beer or lemonade.
OUTDOOR SWIMMING POOL ,ST. PETER AM KAMMERSBERG
A small but perfect heated outdoor swimming pool in St. Peter am Kammersberg! The idyllic landscaped pool has a separate children's pool and a large sunbathing lawn. Ideal for a beautiful summer day with the whole family!
KÖTZLMÜHLE MILL & FLAX-BREAKING HOUSE
Take a journey into the past and visit the Kötzlmühle mill in Feistritz and the Brechelhütte (flax-breaking house) in Althofen. The Kötzlmühle and its three mill wheels was first mentioned in 1305. The waters of the Fluder and an oak trough invite you to try Kneipp therapy! In autumn the flax was dried and broken in the Brechelhütte to get the flax fibres.
TRAVEL BY STEAM TRAIN WITH THE MURTALBAHN
This nostalgic steam train winds its way snorting and hissing through the Murtal. Enjoy a ride on our scheduled steam trains from Murau to Tamsweg every Thursday from 19 June to 18 September 2014 and take home an unforgettable experience.
GEMSTONE GARDEN & MINERAL MUSEUM
In the garden for body, mind and soul you will find stones of all four elements. In the mineral museum you will find minerals from the Alps and all over the world. Exhibition of petrified wood and a fluorescent cabinet. Certified minerals shop with advice from a trained healing stone consultant!
WOOD & IRON" MINING MUSEUM, TURRACH
Turrach is located at 1,300 metres above sea level and owes its existence and once international fame to the mining and iron production that existed there until the late 19th century. Visit the museum to experience Turrach's history on a fascinating tour.
300 m from the "Nocky Flitzer" you can experience Austria's largest collection of gemstones and jewellery. Whether you are visiting the exhibition, admiring giant, metre-long crystals, creating your own pieces of jewellery or even cracking open a gemstone, you will be left with a lasting impression.
HOHER STEG BRIDGE PREDLITZ
The renovation work on the Hoher Steg bridge means that an impressive natural monument is once again to the public. The gorge at the entrance to the Turrachtal valley is the result of meltwater erosion. You can see this impressive natural monument and bridge on a circular walk.
MÜHLEN OUTDOOR BAR SKITTLES
The Naturkegelbahn (outdoor bar skittles lane) at the Gasthaus Gössler dates back to the 18th century and offers guests an enjoyable pastime with a difference: the packed clay surface and the wooden balls (only 7 - 12 cm diameter) make a strike almost impossible. A unique experience!
The Ulrich von Liechtenstein Pfad, which was opened in 2012, offers fans of literature information and variety in a relaxing atmosphere. The sculptures along the path through Unzmarkt-Frauenburg invite you on a personal exploration of the eternally relevant themes of medieval literature.
3 LAKE CIRCUIT, TURRACHERHÖHE
The 3 Lake Circuit on the Turracherhöhe presents a special opportunity to delve into the mountain landscape of the Nockberge. Breathe in nature, refresh your schoolboy biology or simply enjoy your own impressions of the region. Experience an easy-going 2 - 3 hour walk around the three lakes (the Turrachersee, Grünsee and Schwarzsee).
KIDS' GUIDED TOUR OF OBERWÖLZ
Children get a taste of the Middle Ages with stories from the distant past. They embark on an exciting journey of discovery through the town. The kids' guided tour of Oberwölz is a special experience for families and visitors to the town.
KIDS' ADVENTURE TOURS, OBERWÖLZ
On the Legend Trail, which takes you around the Rothenfels Castle, you can immerse yourself in the legends of the Wölzertal. On the Eselsberg Adventure Trail you can learn not only a lot about the history of Alpine pastures, but also about their fauna and flora. There are places to rest and playgrounds along the hiking circuits.