Culinary delights in Styria

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The itinerary starts in Gleisdorf, a nice small town, where it is possible to try some good Styrian wine in a typical Buschenschanken.

Gleisdorf is also known as a centre of renewable energy technologies, therefore it is possible to cross a part of the Austrian “Energy Route”.

The itinerary continues through the valley of the Raab that connects Styria and Hungary. Here the visitor will see the immense production of fruits. From here the route leads to Riegersburg, located in the so called “Austrian delicacy store”, where some of the most famous producers of culinary specialities are found, with white wine, the käferbohne (a big multi-coloured type of bean), Vulcano ham, and even organic artisanal chocolate.

As holidays are not only about eating and drinking, the route takes in a number of other interesting activities like swimming in a lake or visiting famous castles.

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Following, the list of the points of interest which visitors can find along the route. You can check here the details of all facilities and attractions or you can use the Intermodal Journey Planner, where it is possible to locate all attractions on an interactive map, and to get information on the points of interest, comprising information on their accessibility features, to choose in autonomy the most suitable facilities and paths, depending on your needs.

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Tourism points of interest

Wellenbad

The wave pool in Gleisdorf will give tourists a refreshment on hot summer days. And for the smaller guests, the slides will provide a fun experience.

Dorfmuseum Fladnitz

This is a museum which gives an in depth look into the local and regional history and the traditions of the area.

Seerosenbad

During hot summer days this lake is be the best solution for refreshment. The slides and playing grounds  also make this a fun experience for children. There are different lakes, some of them having water lilies.

Lebenshilfe Feldbach Weidenhof & Blätterwerk

The Weidenhof and Blätterwerk accommodate a hospitality business where you can enjoy homemade cake and coffee and tea. A small petting zoo is also located here. The Blätterwerk makes small products from natural materials, as for example spice bags and Advent wreaths.

Heimat.Museum im Tabor

The Tabor museum has a collection of regional archaeological artefacts and provides a good overview of the regional history and traditions.

Zotter Schoko Laden Theater & Essbarer Tiergarten

At Zotter you can get a complete chocolate experience. From the cocoa bean to the finished product. If you have found something you like you can even create your own chocolates, with the ingredients you prefer.

Burg Riegersburg

It is possible to reach the castle on foot from the village centre or by a funicular on the northeast face of the volcano. The castle museum shows the history of the 17th century castle. It also accommodates the witch museum and the weapons museum. The view of the Riegersburg during the sunny days is a pure optical joy. The wine road is curvy and meanders through the hills and valleys of the East Styrian vineyards.

Seebad Riegersburg

At the foot of the Riegersburg the Seerosenbad will attract you to refresh and relax at bank of this lake. The many sporting and playing facilities can offer a nice alternative to the culinary experience. You can also embark on a paddle-boat tour around the lake. The restaurant Seehaus serves delicious regional and international cuisine.

Schnapsbrennerei & Essigmanufaktur

Gölles creates great vinegar and schnaps from their vineyards in the close Vulkanland. They sell their  products and offer a traditional restaurant to enjoy the tastes of the area.

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Restaurants

Buschenschank Maurer am Hohenberg

At the Buschenschank Maurer you will experience a myriad of homemade specialties. The wine tastings offered here will give you a new insight into the local wine terroir. The location is wonderful, the view towards the Riegersburg is remarkable.

Pfeilers Bürgerstüberl

The concept of the Bürgerstüberl is to provide simple but well-furnished rooms and a varied cuisine. the menu can be tailored to different tastes or needs.

Fromagerie zu Riegersburg

A pleasant fromagerie and bistro in a castle-shapede building invites you to a great tasting of regional cheeses.

Buschenschank Bernhart

On the terrace, with a view over the vineyards of the Vulkanland region and of the Riegersburg, you can taste a glass of the local wine.

EAT & ART Vinothek Malerwinkl

On the terrace, with a view over the vineyards of the Vulkanland region and of the Riegersburg, you can taste a glass of the local wine.

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Accommodations

Burg Riegersburg

The castle can be reached by  foot from the village centre or by a funicular on the northeast face of the volcano. The castle museum shows the history of the 17th century castle. It also accommodates the witch museum and the weapons museum. The view of the Riegersburg during the sunny days is a pure optical joy. The wine road is curvy and meanders through the hills and valleys of the East Styrian vineyards.

Pfeilers Bürgerstüberl

The concept of the Bürgerstüberl is to provide simple but well-furnished rooms and a varied cuisine. the menu can be tailored to different tastes or needs.

EAT & ART Vinothek Malerwinkl

On the terrace, with a view over the vineyards of the Vulkanland region and of the Riegersburg, you can taste a glass of the local wine.

Altes Gehöft am Lormanberg

Amidst these idyllic surroundings the time spent here will be most rewarding. The flats are spread among four different typical East Styrian farmhouses, but each one renovated, to accommodate between four and eight guests.