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#ÖBBike Hidden Tours: Austria’s Southern Styria

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#ÖBBike Hidden Tours: Austria’s Southern Styria

Bike Touring Collection by ÖBB

7

Tours

26:43 h

238 mi

12,725 ft

Discover hidden treasures and Austria's gems with your bike and ÖBB – off the beaten track! Yes, sometimes it’s not that easy to find a place for you and your bike on the train. On a beautiful summer day, many enthusiastic cyclists are drawn to Austria's more prominent cycle routes. So, we have collected a few highlights for you that are off the beaten track and invite you to a wonderful summer excursion.

Endless vineyards, inviting wine taverns, fragrant lavender fields, Southern Styria is a spot that every cyclist should discover sooner or later. Because of its wonderfully warm climate, it is also affectionately called ‘Styrian Tuscany’. We would like to introduce you to some of its most beautiful sides in this Collection.

We will send you on a discovery Tour together with your bike. Sometimes you will go far out into the hills of southern Styria, sometimes across the border to neighbouring Slovenia, which is just as beautiful. Many a Tour will take you to lakes as smooth as glass or to vineyards with great views. And of course, every Tour has at least one Buschenschank, the typical Styrian snack bar, in store for you. Here you can treat yourself to a delicious snack and a tasty drink.

The starting point of each Tour is Spielfeld-Straß railway station. As the border station of the Austrian Südbahn and Triester Bahn, it is served by regular trains from every conceivable direction. In addition, from here you can reach several well-known cycle paths such as the Mur cycle path in just a few minutes. In other words, the perfect starting point for extensive bike adventures!

And at the end? You're either right back in front of Spielfeld-Straß station or, if it's a one-way Tour, you’ll find a train station at the end of your route. We have made sure that you always have easy transport options, not only when it comes to getting there.

Before setting off, you can find out about the planned train connections for your cycle route and any maintenance works here:oebb.at/en/fahrplan/baustelleninformation or in our Scotty app. All information on bike transport, bike tickets and reservations for long-distance travel can be found here: oebb.at/en/reiseplanung-services/im-zug/fahrradmitnahme.

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Tours & Highlights

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    #ÖBBike Hidden Tours: a piece of the Weinland Steiermark bike Tour

    Difficult
    04:08
    37.5 mi
    9.1 mph
    2,950 ft
    2,650 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The Weinland Steiermark cycle tour is a total of more than 400 kilometers long circular tour that attracts sporty participants to the wonderful Weinland Styria. Characterized by the culinary and cultural characteristics of the wine-rich federal state, it leads over wide vineyards, winding wine roads

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  • Intermediate
    04:10
    39.7 mi
    9.5 mph
    1,375 ft
    1,500 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    The Earth Tour 2 is a lasso-shaped tour through the thermal and volcanic region, which actually starts in Bad Radkersburg and then leads north of Mureck through the Weinburg Forest back to the charming town. This variant lets you cycle a section of it whose pleasant length of around 64 kilometers is

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  • Difficult
    04:01
    37.2 mi
    9.3 mph
    2,150 ft
    2,150 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    Vast vineyards, hills and meadows of flowers meandering through the wonderfully green landscape. At every corner there is a tavern that serves homemade delicacies and harmonious wine. The southern Styrian wine route ensures its visitors an unforgettable time in picturesque surroundings. This tour lets

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  • Intermediate
    02:25
    24.0 mi
    10.0 mph
    275 ft
    475 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    For many, the Mur Cycle Path is the epitome of an unforgettable cycling adventure: Known as one of the most beautiful river cycle paths in the Alps and awarded 4 out of 5 possible stars by the ADFC in 2012, it leads a good 450 kilometers from the Hohe Tauern National Park to the mouth of the Mur in Croatia

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  • Intermediate
    03:07
    33.0 mi
    10.6 mph
    575 ft
    275 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Officially, the Murradweg leads from the Hohe Tauern National Park to the mouth of the Mur in Croatia. You can experience a bit of it on this route, but in the opposite direction. Starting from Spielfeld-Strass you cycle to the Styrian capital Graz and experience the river cycle path, which some call

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  • Difficult
    03:39
    31.3 mi
    8.6 mph
    3,000 ft
    3,000 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    This tour runs along the southern Styrian wine route and requires somewhat more experienced calves. On the approximately 50 kilometers that it has in store for you, it's a lot of uphill and downhill. A tough game, but you will be rewarded with magnificent views of wide vineyards and lush green landscape

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  • Difficult
    05:14
    35.7 mi
    6.8 mph
    2,400 ft
    2,400 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    If you're already in southern Styria, then you can also make a detour to Slovenia, right? In this case, we will send you on a wonderfully varied tour that starts in Austria, leads through the beautiful neighboring country and then ends back at the train station in Spielfeld-Strass. If you like, you can

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    7
  • Distance
    238 mi
  • Duration
    26:43 h
  • Elevation
    12,725 ft

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