Summer holiday oberes Murtal

With its many facets, the Murtal region has something to offer for all travel needs. Those looking for deceleration will find untouched nature and silence in the mountains. Numerous hiking routes invite you to explore the beautiful surroundings, a unique view can be enjoyed in summer mountain railroads and teeing off in peace is possible on the extensive green of the golf courses. Families, on the other hand, can expect a wide range of activities with water fun, action parks and outdoor adventures! Sporting challenges and events full of adrenaline are offered by climbing tours and bike trails in the mountains or the exciting Red Bull Racing Ring in Spielberg.



The Upper Mur Valley is located in Upper Styria on a section of the Mur River. The region includes the districts of Judenburg, Knittelfeld, Leoben and Murau. In addition to various hiking areas, which make it possible to experience nature intensively, the area has numerous spas, thermal baths as well as museums and excursion destinations for children and adults. The Murau-Murtal GästeCard brings vacationers numerous discounts and benefits.

Unique sightseeing spots in the region include the Knittelfeld Railway Museum, the Judenburg Star Tower, the HolzwerkSTADT Children's Paradise, the Brewery of the Senses in Murau, the Murtalbahn Steam Train Experience, as well as the Gemstone Museum or the Bee Educational Trail. Numerous power places, castles, churches and museums let you choose from a wide range of excursions. Sports enthusiasts can expect highlights such as tandem flights, high ropes courses, summer and winter tobogganing, golf courses, gondolas that take you up to lofty heights for hiking or climbing, and much more. Winter sports lovers will also get their money's worth in the expansive nature and on snow-covered high mountains.

Falkensteiner Asia Spa Leoben

Take time to relax in the public Asian spa in the green Styria at Falkensteiner Hotel & Asia Spa Leoben. The modern design in combination with a spacious spa area makes it is easy to let go of your everyday life. The wellness and water world of 28.000m², which is directly connected to our hotel offers a large variaty of spa- and beauty treatments as well as fun and action for the kids. 


Local Attractions

Tourist Mine Erzberg

The Erzberg is still an active mine – currently the most modern open-cast mining operation in Europe – where iron ore is being mined since over 1,300 years.

Red Bull Race Track

The perfect mix of adrenaline and gasoline.

Gösseum – The Gösser Brewery Museum

Gösser beer has become a well-known trademark in Austria over the decades.

Leopoldsteiner Lake

Crystal clear, emerald-green water, idyllic paths, and a getaway inn.

Rachau treetop hiking trail

The highest treetop hiking route in Europe is located in the alpine-fresh district of Rachau, and offers walkers a fantastic panoramic view.

Leoben city tour

The historic town of Leoben offers a unique mix of modernity and tradition, as well as heaps of culinary and cultural highlights.


Tragöss' Green Lake is a unique natural wonder.