The original natural landscape of this unique region awaits you on this circular hike. A sunken noble residence takes you back to a long-forgotten time.
Therefore, how could it be otherwise, you start your tour from the Schilcherland car park, through the beautiful nature of this unique wine-growing region. Through woods and meadows you will climb up to the Puxhof, a former noble residence that will make you dream of times long gone.
Enjoy the pristine landscape in the Zirknitzgraben, which makes hikers' hearts beat faster with its untouched natural beauty. Here you can leave the worries of everyday life behind you.
On a route of 10.6 kilometres, many a unique photo motif awaits you in about three hours and much to let your soul dangle. Immerse yourself in the beauty around St. Stefan ob Stainz and let yourself be spoilt not only by nature but also by culinary delights.
Safety informationPleasant summer hiking trail. Sturdy and comfortable footwear required (e.g. gym or hiking shoes). In winter only accessible in good weather. Walk at your own risk!
Tip for reporting an emergency - give answers to the six W-questions: What happened? How many injured? Where did the accident happen (possibly GPS coordinates)? Who reported the accident (call-back number)? When did the accident happen? Weather at the accident site?
Tips and hintsTourism Association Schilcherland Styria
Tel +43 3462 7520
Getting therePlan your journey via Google Maps to the starting point of the tour: www.google.at/maps
From the north: Motorway Munich - Salzburg - Eben - Schladming - Liezen onto the A9 towards Graz. Exit at Lieboch and follow the B76 to St. Stefan ob Stainz. A9 is subject to toll - Gleinalmtunnel. Alternative: At St. Michael take the S6 towards Bruck and in Bruck take the S35 towards Graz.
From the west: In Villach take the A2 towards Klagenfurt. Take the Steinberg exit and head towards St. Stefan ob Stainz.
From the east: A2: Vienna - Aspang - Hartberg - Fürstenfeld - Graz. From Graz continue on the A2 in the direction of Klagenfurt and take the Lieboch exit in the direction of Stainz/Deutschlandsberg/Eibiswald. Follow the B76 to St. Stefan ob Stainz.
From the south: Take the A1 from Marburg to Lieboch. In Lieboch follow the B76 to St. Stefan ob Stainz.
The car park is opposite the school centre and the church of St. Stefan ob Stainz.