Hiking in the Murau-Murtal region

Between 700 and 2,700 metres above sea level, from the Seetal and Seckau Alps to the craggy peaks of the Tauern, every hiker will find the right mountain in the Murau-Murtal. Spacious alpine pastures, dense green forests, crystal-clear waters and huge rock faces. You will find everything from family-friendly hikes to scenic delights, Alpine tours and hikes to mountain summits.

The Murau-Murtal holiday region has the perfect experience for every hiker, with everything from family-friendly hikes to themed trails, demanding tours for serious hikers, Nordic walking trails and leisurely trails.

Special hiking trails for families are a special highlight in our region, but experienced mountaineers will also find what they want. 

Culinary delicacies make every hike a pleasure. Catered Alpine huts and organic farms offer hikers a reward for every step forward and up they take with hearty snacks and homemade delicacies such as bread, bacon, cheese and butter. No hike is complete without milk, cider and schnapps made from a wide variety of herbs, berries and pinecones.

Wanderroute Vom Gletscher zum Wein (From Glacier to Vine Hiking Trail)

Discover the best of Styria’s countryside, culture and cuisine along this new hiking route. Its diversity of landscapes is unique within Europe.

What you need for a hike

Whether you’re on a leisurely walk or a strenuous long day hike, it is essential to be equipped for quickly changing weather conditions in the mountains. This checklist should help you remember the essentials for a day hike.  This hiking checklist should help you to remember everything and keep weight to a minimum:

What to pack for hikes

Here you will find the most important things you need on a hike:
  • Good hiking boots and socks
  • Backpack
  • Change of clothes (ideally functional clothing)
  • Appropriate clothing for the time of year
  • Hiking sticks
  • Head gear (sun protection, rain protection)
  • First aid kit
  • Food and drink (don’t forget energy bars)
  • Mobile phone
  • Binoculars, camera