Fürstenfeld is a city of diversity - a city for exciting discoveries and interesting encounters, with relaxing shopping experiences, spectacular sights and exciting leisure facilities, such as the largest outdoor pool in Austria. A city with history and charm, with romantic squares and historical motifs.
Visit the oil mill fandler and get a behind the scenes view of the oil mill. You can try all of oils (more than 30 different types) on your own or with helpful assistance from the personnel.
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Nature lovers admire, 5 km long trail with kneipp stations and 33 m high observation tower and the species-rich fauna and flora. The 15-acre natural pond is also a popular place for fishing. Youth camp in the woods.
Proud and mighty Riegersburg perched on the 482m high steep volcanic rock from which it overlooks the hills of Eastern Styria. As invincible it was for centuries, and even today it inspires due to its imposing appearance respect.
Since 2003, you can easily reach the castle with a panoramic lift from the north side of the castle hill. Very easy to reach on foot: The castle path leads through three historical gates and offering a unique view.
April to October: daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
May to – September: daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
A wide variety of attractions awaits you at the Zotter Experience around our chocolate manufactory in Bergl near Riegersburg. We are looking forward to delight you at our cocoa cinema, along the tasting tour at the Choco Shop Theatre, our newly reconstructed shop, the Edible Zoo and organic ice cream parlour next to the "skywalk".
Mon–Sat: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. (May - October)
Mon–Sat: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.m. (November–April)
Zotter Schokoladen Manufaktur GmbH
8333 Riegersburg, Bergl 56
Telefon: 0043 (0) 3152 5554
Fine spirits and vinegars
In the Gölles Schnapps Distillery & Vinegar Production the focus is on the senses. Experience close and upfront the way fresh, fully ripe fruit is transformed into fine spirits and vinegars on an audio guided tour.
April – October: Mon. – Sat. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
November – March: Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.m
Animals, nature, history and art: if you’re interested in the wonders of wildlife, romance, flowers or art, Herberstein has something special for you. Attractions range from insights into the history of the Counts of Herberstein and historic varieties of roses right down to lions, cheetahs and bears! Some 500 animals from all over the world, fragrant gardens, and a visit to the centuries-old castle or to the Gironcoli Museum all make for a thrilling outing! Open all year round.
Hardly any other town offers so much diversity over such a small area AND the sunny flair of the south as a delicious added benefit: hidden courtyards stand alongside futuristic architecture with brightly coloured farmer’s markets and culinary delights on every corner.