Hiking in Spielberg

Murtal Hiking

The Murtal region offers peace-seeking hikers varied tours, fantastic views and extraordinary places.

"Hiking, enjoying nature, relaxing" is the motto, because this is the only way to discover and experience the Murtal region. Here are our tips close to Landhotel Schönberghof:


Tour data:        500 metres of cumulative elevation gain, 9.5 km and 2 hours and 45 minutes
Difficulty:          Medium difficulty

This pretty hike that mostly leads through forested terrain and magnificent meadows is located very close to the Red Bull Ring. Start from the parking lot in Sachendorf and follow the well signposted trail until you reach the ‘Tower in the Mountains’. These twin towers are 46 metres tall offering the perfect platform for breath-taking views of the Murtal region. Tip: Take a 1-Euro coin for the turnstile!

Flatschacher Höhe

Tour data:         600 metres of cumulative elevation gain, 10 km and 4 hours
Difficulty:          Medium difficulty

Start uphill right behind Schönberg Church. After approx. 150 metres you will reach the hiking trail that branches off into the forest. Follow the signposted trail with its gentle climbs and somewhat steeper forest terrain until you reach the crest and Flatschacher Höhe. Tip: Apart from breathtaking views of the Murtal region this plateau also offers the perfect spot for a picnic.

Lookout post of Sillweg

Tour data:        250 metres of cumulative elevation gain, 10 km and 3 hours
Difficulty:          Low difficulty

Short hikes leading from the valley to nearby viewing points are just the right thing to do, when you want to give your mind a break. One of these hikes leads from Rattenberg, a district of Fohnsdorf close to the Red Bull Ring, to the Lookout Post of Sillweg which was built all the way back in 1909. This plateau, 1,000 m above sea level, boasts wonderful views of the largest intra-Alpine basin in Styria and the surrounding mountains of Gleinalpe, Stubalpe and Seetal Alps.

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