Nature and excursions

Nature and excursions

(c) TRV HOCHsteiermark, photo: Tom Lamm

Excursion destinations, hiking and leisure

Tips for your leisure time activities

The region offers possibilities for your leisure time activities in summer and winter.

Possibilities in summer:

Romantischer Bründlweg am Pogusch: www.bruendlweg.at
Pilrimage destination Basilika Mariazell: www.mariazell.at
Regional metropolis Bruck an der Mur: www.tourismus-bruckmur.at
Expositons in Mürzzuschlag: www.muerzzuschlag.at

More suggestions can be found at www.hochsteiermark.at and www.steiermark.com.

Some hiking tips:

Hochschwab via Schiestlhaus:

  • sea level: 2.277 m
  • difficulty: medium heay, good condition is necessary
  • starting point: Seewiesen
  • walking distance: ca. 5 hours

Schiestlhaus am Hochschwab:

  • sea level: 2.156 m
  • difficulty: medium heay, good condition is necessary
  • starting point: Seewiesen
  • walking distance: ca. 4 hours
  • opening time: may bis 26. october

Voisthalerhütte:

  • sea level: 1.654 m
  • difficulty: medium heay, good condition is necessary
  • starting point: Seewiesen
  • walking distance: ca. 3 hours
  • opening time may to 26. october

Possibilities in winter:

Skiing and snowboarding areas in the neighbourhood:

  • Seeberg
  • Schwabenbergarena in Turnau
  • Aflenzer Bürgeralm
  • Brunnalm- Hohe Veitsch
  • Niederalpl
  • Mariazeller Bürgeralpe

Further information: www.bergfex.at.

Cross-county skiing

  • Seeberg
  • Lanzen in Turnau
  • Aflenz

To go snowshoeing you may start in front of my house. Backcountry skiing is possible on nearly all mountains arround, espacially on Hochanger, Aflenzer Bürgeralm and Hochschwab.