Attractions in the region


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.

Tourismusverband Fürstenfeld
8280 Fürstenfeld, Hauptstrasse 2a
Telefon: 0043 (0) 3382 55470
E-Mail: tourismusverband (at) fuerstenfeld. at

Oil Mill Fandler

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.

Opening hours:

Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday closed

Ölmühle Fandler
8225 Pöllau, Prätis 1
Telefon: 0043 (0) 3335 2263
E-Mail: info (at) fandler. at

Großharter natural pond - pure relaxation

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.

Gemeinde Hartl
8224 Hartl 185
Telefon: 0043 (0) 3334 2522
E-Mail: gde (at) hartl.gv. at

Castle Riegersburg

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.

Opening hours:

April to October: daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
May to – September: daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Burg Riegersburg
8333 Riegersburg Nr. 21
Telefon: 0043 (0) 3153 8213-1
E-Mail: burg (at) veste-riegersburg. at

Zotter Schokoladenmanufaktur

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".

Opening hours:
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

Manufaktur Gölles

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.

Opening hours:

April – October: Mon. – Sat. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
November – March: Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.m

Manufaktur Gölles
8333 Riegersburg, Stang 52
Telefon: 0043 (0) 3153 7555
E-Mail: obst (at) goelles. at 

Tierwelt Herberstein

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.


Tierwelt Herberstein
8223 Stubenberg am See, Buchberg 50
Telefon: 0043 (0) 3176 80777

Graz – The capital of indulgence

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.

Graz Tourismus
8010 Graz, Herrengasse 16
Telefon: 0043 (0) 316 8075-0,
E-Mail: info (at) graztourismus. at

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