With the Golf Club Gut Murstätten, you will find an internationally renowned „Leading Golf Course“ almost directly at your doorstep: The 36-hole course awaits you with excellently manicured greens, a large lake, numerous bunkers and an appealing club facility including its own restaurant and bar. Have a shot and enjoy peace & relaxation – at Golf Club Gut Murstätten.
Pichler Schober Biken und Kulinarik im Weingarten

(E-)Bike tours

Experience a region as diverse as scarcely any other: Southern Styria awaits you with its many vineyards, romantic river valleys, woodlands, flat plains – and numerous cultural and culinary attractions right along the way. The bike tour network stretches across the entire region and offers the right tour for all demands, whether you are a pleasure cyclist or a sportive biker.
Weinverkostung mit Kulinarik

Wine hiking 

The ultimate experience for gourmets: Discover the diversity of the Styrian wine landscape on foot during a pleasant hike and, of course, the numerous, so called „Buschenschenken“ (wine taverns) where a stop is almost a „must“ on your holiday in Southern Styria. Culinary highlights in the glass and on the plate await you!

More excursion destinations in Southern Styria

Would you like to get the most out of your next holiday at Schloss Freybühel in Southern Styria? Whether it’s a visit to a lavender manufactory, a gin distillery or one of the typical Styrian pumpkin seed oil mills: Here you will find the best tips & excursion destinations that will truly spice up your holiday. Return home with unique memories in your luggage!


Kogel 3 Inneneinrichtung


Mahorko Radfahrer


Kanufahren zu Zweit

Great range
of sports on offer

A region like Southern Styria simply invites you to be active and do some sports. From canoe tours on the river Sulm, hiking with alpacas to archery courses, climbing parks or the fitness park in the village of Gamlitz, Southern Styria offers a wide range of leisure activities – there is guaranteed to be a suitable option for every taste.  To the sports activities …

Art & Culture
in Styria

Whether it’s a visit to the theatre, a museum tour or an excursion to the art gallery: in Southern Styria and in the surrounding cities of Graz and Maribor you will find a wide range of cultural activities. Discover the Armoury Graz, for instance, which offers the most extensive collection worldwide of weapons, historical armour and other artifacts, or explore the outdoor museum of Stübing, which offers you a time travel through 6 centuries of Austrian history. You can experience opera, theatre, concerts and ballet at the Graz Opera House, the Schauspielhaus and several smaller stages in the provincial capital. One thing is for sure: with this wide variety, you will definitely not get bored during your holiday in Southern Styria.
Zeughaus Graz Rüstungen
Freilichtmuseum Stübing
Jazz Spieler

In the Vicinity

25 minutes to Graz, 25 minutes to Maribor: two cultural capitals await you in the immediate vicinity of Freybühel Castle. Graz, the „Mur metropolis“ offers you a wealth of sights with an atmospheric mix of historical old town and modern flair, and Maribor invites you to explore just beyond the Slovenian border along the Drava River with rich historical & cultural roots. Not in the mood for a city trip? Explore, for example, the Piber stud farm, the Styrian home of the Lipizzaner horses, or the South Styrian Wine Route with its numerous wineries and Buschenschenken (wine taverns) along the way.
Weinstraße mit Weingärten

Südsteirische Weinstraße


Kunsthaus Graz

Maribor Innenstadt


Lipizzaner auf der Weide mit Schloss

Lipizzaner-gestüt Piber