A lot of things to do - every day a new adventure. Exciting holidays! Green meadows, forests, gentle mountain peaks and the blue Mur! Discover the region Murau-Kreischberg!
In the region Murau-Kreischberg summer is a paradise for leisure-sports and active tourists. The region attracts with a variety of sports and leisure offers. Whether on foot or on two wheels, whether in the water or in the beautiful mountain landscape, whether on the golf course or the tennis court, the region offers a wide range of opportunities to make the most wonderful time of the year, active and varied. The region Murau-Kreischberg brings the tourists "in motion".
The impressive natural scenery and the magnificently prepared route and road net incite the relaxed family tourist and the professional biker alike.
Our bike- and bicycle routes invite you to experience the distinctive mountain panorama of the Murau-Kreischberg region from the saddle. With that you have the choice between athletically demanding bike tours or regenerative fitness tours in combination with comfortable bicycle transportation, the MurValley Railway (train).
A spectacular interplay of different landscapes makes cycling in the Murau-Kreischberg region especially attractive, no matter what kind of biking you most enjoy. Cycling routes along the Mur or through gentle, rolling hills, shady forests and idyllic valleys.
Our signposting system is both consistent and easy to unterstand, providing not only an excellent service for all cycling fans but also setting a quality standard for your safety.
We want to make it clear and easy for you, as a visitor to the Murau-Kreischberg region, to find your way to your destination, even if you don`t have any knowledge of the local area. - Simply follow the coloured signs with the bike symbol.
Nature as far as the eye can see.....
Nothing but nature from the green valley right to the mountain peaks, with the Mur winding along the valley bottom. It is the many contrasts you will see in the landscape which give the region its magic. Enjoy the breath-taking views, the fresh mountain air and the unique experience created by the natural charm of the Murau-Kreischberg. region.
Cosy traditional huts and easily accessible mountains with panoramic views will make hikers`dreams come true. Enclosed you find an overview of the most beautiful and the most interesting hiking trails in the region, which you can select according to condition, motication and mood!
Special hint: Do not forget your camera!
If you plan the tour with the cable car Kreischberg, consider the operating times:
July and August on Wednesday and Sunday from 9.00am to 4.00pm.
Enjoy the breath-taking mountain scenery at the 18-hole golf course. The spacious course is ideal both for beginners and experienced players.The courses occupy a lightly wooded parkland setting, in rolling countryside on the foothills of the Kreischberg. All the courses are well marked with many helpful hints given during your round. The perfekt challange for each golfer.
Tennis & Squash
TVB St. Georgen ob Murau - reservation on tel. 00043 3537 360
Indoor swimming pool Murau
The indoor swimming pool in Murau offers with more than 2000 m² fun and relaxation for adults and children. The 25m basin is perfect for the training and the basin for children offers with the water slide an attraction. Enjoy sauna, solarium or massage after an adventurous day.
Contact and information: Tel. 0043 3532 2310-85
Outdoor swimming pool St. Lorenzen/Kreischberg
The leisure time centre in St. Lorenzen offers a heated swimming pool with a basin specially for children and a playground.
The restaurant "barfly" satisfies all wishes.
Contact and information: Tel. 0043 3537 251
Calm flowing water, the water storage area in Bodendorf and St.Georgen am Kreischberg and the pond Rottenmann are a paradise for fishers. The green Mur is perfect for relaxing fishing days.
Enjoy a rafting tour on the Mur - on adventurous paths with professional guides. The experienced team of the "Murtalerhof" offers rafting tours.
For further information and reservation please contact the Gasthof Murtalerhof in Stadl/Mur:
GH Murtalerhof, Johann Lassacher
Tel. 0043 3534 2237
Fax. 0043 3534 2237-44
The climbing center (there is also a bouldering area with fall protection) - provides challenge and adventure to a maximum height of 13 m. Altogether, there are 35 routes with difficulty from 4B up to 7B.
Also routes for beginners are available (in altitudes from 0 to 13 meters).
The usage of the indoor bouldering is possible at the opening times. For the usage of the climbing hall - please make a reservation under Tel. 0043 664 4096089
Red-Bull ring, Spielberg, Austria
Located only 45 minutes from our Chalet, mecca for motorsports fans: the Spielberg with the legendary Red Bull Ring and the Formula 1 race.
The museums in the region Murau-Kreischberg record cultural history as well as the tough work with the raw material wood or the history about the delicious Murauer beer.
Brewery MuseumIn an ancient and beautiful vaulted cellar in the Brewery of Murau there is one of the most various Brewery museums of Austria. - The exhibits and the intense scent of raw materials creates a graceful atmosphere that makes anyone a Murauer beer lover. In 1195 the Brewery of Murau celebrated its 500th anniversary.
Every visitor gets a voucher for a glass of beer or limonade, valid in the restaurants in the Region Murau-Kreischberg.
Tel. 0043 3532 3266 58
Styrian wood museumActive programme: Tinkering, painting, nailing and other funny activities
Tel. 0043 3534 2202
Museum of health and medical scienceLocated on the premises (house 2) of the Stolzalpe Regional Hospital, this museum is one of its kind in Europe. Showcasing interesting facts on medicine of the past and present, it also offers visitors the opportunity to try out some of the medical devices.Visits and guided tours by appointment.
Information: Kilian Schwarz: 0043 664 9130345
Museum of the City MurauThis former abbey houses the various arranged City Museum. There the history of the city and of the region Murau-Kreischberg is shown very lovingly. Special exhibitions and vernissages enrich the museum's operation.
Location: Grazer Straße 19, next to the home for the elderly
Diocesan MuseumThe early Baroque Church of St. Elisabeth emerged from the Gothic chapel of the former Murauer community hospital that Otto III from Liechtenstein had built. Since 1979 there are the Evangelical Church of Murau and the Protestant Diocesan Museum of Styria located.
The museum shows in charts and historical exhibits the history of the Evangelical Church in Styria during the last 500 years. An integral part of each guide is also a visit to the Elisabeth Church.
Location: Anna Neumann-Straße, in the Elisabeth Church
Special tours possible, application in the Protestant parish office at 0043 699 18877604 or 0043 664 5563209
Cable-car KreischbergThe well-conceived access to the hiking area Kreischberg, with the cable-cars leaves nothing to be desired. You can get to the starting points easily and get back home from many places without a car.
Take a gondola ride up to the top of Kreischberg, hike across lovely alpine pastures above the tree line and relax in one of the huts or restaurants at the top of the mountain.
Operating times: Wednesday, Friday and Sunday in July and August from 9am to 4pm.
The tickets are valid the whole day long.
Discount with the Murtal GuestCard
Information: Tel. 0043 3537 360
Steam Train - "Murtalbahn"An attraction for everybody. The steam train leaves wheezling and steaming from the train station Murau. Decide on your own if you would like to be just a normal guest who enjoys the view or if you would like to be the locomotive driver. In the fairy tale car are told stories about the "Murtalbahn" therefore, fun for children is guaranteed.
Holz-EuropabrückeIn St. Georgen am Kreischberg, the Europabrücke, a cantilevered wooden bridge, crosses the river Mur. An architectural masterpiece of wood work, built out of 550 m² of Styrian larch wood and with a load capacity of 65 tons, the bridge is the largest wooden bridge in Europe accessible to heavy vehicles. Short circular route.
Information: Tel. 0043 3532 20000
More information: Reisebüro Murau - Tel. 0043 3532 2233
... and much more!