„Fun-packed days in Murtal with something for the whole family“
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Summer in Murtal
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For more information about carefree summer days in Murtal, contact:
Pure enjoyment from the majestic mountain tops to the heart of the valleys below
URLAUBSREGION MURTAL Burggasse 3 A-8750 Judenburg
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Enjoy the pleasure of cycling in its full diversity Put the pedal to the metal on hundreds of kilometres of cycling paths – cyclists and mountain bikers will be in their elements as some of the most beautiful routes of the Mur cycling path and the Styrian Alpine Tour lead right through the Murtal holiday region. ON YOUR BIKE, THE SKY’S THE LIMIT From the source of the river Mur to the extensive Aichfeld area, recreati-
onal cyclists and sportive bikers are accompanied every step of the way by the mountain tops of the Tauern
and various other mountains, lakes and river scenery. There are multiple options when it comes to choosing
date maps for cyclists. You can also transport your bike on the Murtalbahn narrow-gauge railway or use the appropriate buses. In a nutshell, the scene is set for the perfect cycling holiday.
Family programme for children of all age groups
a place to stay – a “Raddörfl” cyclists’ cabin, a bed and breakfast or a hotel – the choice is yours!
“Pure enjoyment from the majestic mountain tops to the heart of the valleys below ” also refers to culinary delights: cordial Styrian hosts across the region invite you to indulge in their spe-
Diversity and variety – that’s our motto for your holiday! All that you will need to pack for your Murtal holiday is time, as that is what you’ll need in order to be able to experience and enjoy the long list of destinations and leisure activities on offer.
20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE TOUR DE MUR Tip: Enthusiastic cyclists should not miss the “20th Anniversary of the Tour de Mur” and the “3rd International Climate Protection Cycling Tour” at the beginning of June (www.tour-de-mur.at).
ON HORSEBACK Certified stables with riding facilities and farms cater for all horse lovers‘ needs.
It goes without saying that an extensive range of services is on offer: professional rent-a-bike stores, service stations, a well-signposted cycling path network and up-to-
… on the three golf courses of the region – with the Murtal, MurauKreischberg and Mariahof golf clubs, Murtal has become a wellknown and popular golfing region. Why not take a course to improve your handicap?
Hiking in the Murtal mountains For a very long time now, it has been common knowledge that hiking is the healthiest way of moving around and that it harmonises body and soul. Reaching the mountain top after a strenuous hike to the top is a simply indescribable experience. Almost all the local people of the Murtal holiday region have their own favourite mountain. NORDIC WALKING: A HEALTHY ALTERNATIVE
A wide range of adventures awaits you on the mountains of the Murtal holiday region at between 800 and 2,700 metres above sea level – from exciting walks for the whole family to delightful hiking tours across mountain pastures or challenging climbing tours. The flora and fauna of the region are truly breathtaking.
Not only hiking, but also Nordic walking has become increasingly popular. With the right technique and regular exercise, Nordic walking has a very positive effect on body, mind and soul. Nordic walkers from near and far enjoy and appreciate the certified, signposted paths in Murtal.
A HEARTY MEAL Resting and indulging in a hearty snack – every sportive effort should be followed by a treat. Countless mountain cabins offer refreshments, whilst organic farmers serve homemade delicacies! There’s good reason for Murtal boasting the Murau organic farming region, the nature park region and the Murtaler Stei-
rerkäs region of culinary delights (a region named after the famous cheese which is produced there).
A WELL-EARNED BREAK FOR BODY AND SOUL TIGHT LINES! Fishing enthusiasts rave about the crystal clear mountain lakes, the mountain streams and the green River Mur.
Relax, enjoy, unwind and recharge your batteries – in a word: wellness. The Aqualux spa resort in Fohnsdorf and the Wildbad Einöd spa near Dürnstein invite their guests to relax and be pampered.
EXCURSION DESTINATIONS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Uncountable destinations in the region are well worth a visit, perfect for an adventurous family holiday. Pure nature, swimming pools and ponds, leisure centres, museums and much, m u c h m o r e – so many activities to choose from – regardless of whether it is sunny or not. The Murtal holiday region offers entertainment for every season, every age (and for any budget). Don’t miss out on the attractive reductions for Murtal bonus card holders! Knittelfeld, Judenburg and Murau are examples of the many places for a stroll through the town centre whilst enjoying exciting and diverse cultural ac-
tivities. Communities and villages are characterised by their customs, feasts, exhibitions and the many events that they organise.
Enjoy the outdoors from the Tauern mountain tops to the extensive Aichfeld
health and spa resort
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canoe / rafting
monasteries and convents
skiing mountains / skiing areas
adventurous train rides
communities along the Styrian Timber Route
Mur cycling path
Nordic walking centres
cialties, regardless of whether you opt for traditional and cosy mountain cabins, pubs, taverns or and award-winning restaurants renowned for their exceptional cuisine. The “Murau holiday region” bids you a warm welcome! gion Murtal“!
summer tobogganing run