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Nature Park Destinations and Cultural Gems

Get ready for relaxation, culture, knowledge and sports

In addition to the UNESCO Global Geopark itself and our numerous Nature Park gems, the region has a variety of highlights to offer. These activities revolve around relaxation, culture, knowledge and sports.

Austrian Forest Museum Silvanum

Austria’s Forest Museum Silvanum has been located at “Neuer Kasten” in Großreifling since 1979, a building originally constructed in the 18th century by the Innerberger Hauptgewerkschaft iron [...]

Festival St. Gallen

The annual St. Gallen Festival, which takes place in August, came into being almost 30 years ago and is a magnet for artists and music enthusiasts. Combining innovation with tried and tested [...]

Forum Stockbauer

Counting 500 souls, Palfau is the place where Hans Stockbauer was born and did most of his creative work. Located below a church in the midst of the dramatic landscape of the Upper Styrian Salza [...]

Gallenstein Castle

Dating back to the 13th century, Gallenstein Castle served as a refuge and an administrative centre of Admont Abbey until the end of the 19th century. It then fell into complete decline, but has [...]

Haflingerhof Riding Stables Gams

Looking for an equestrian holiday in the Styrian Eisenwurzen Nature & Geopark? Enjoy nature and scenic landscapes on horseback. The Haflingerhof Riding Stables offer a wide range of events, [...]

High ropes course & 3D archery

Action lovers shouldn’t miss out on paying the outdoor centre at the Eschau Inn a visit. The high ropes course located there has a wide range of stations with different degrees of difficulty, so [...]

Landl bathing pond

A great favourite with both young and old, the Landl bathing pond provides a welcome refreshment during the hot months of summer and is therefore a popular spot for recreation. In addition to a [...]

Laussabauer Riding Stables

As the German proverb has it, "the greatest happiness on earth is sitting in the saddle of a horse." This certainly holds true for the Laussabauer Riding Stables. Throughout the year, the riding [...]

Path of the Senses in Altenmarkt

The Path of the Senses is a river terrace trail in Altenmarkt. You can enjoy a nice walk with magnificent views of the Enns and the Altenmarkt manor house, the “Kesselschloss”. Along the way, [...]

Spitzenbach Gorge

Hiking through the Spitzenbach Gorge is more than impressive. The valley, which is also known as the "valley of butterflies", provides a suitable habitat for about 450 butterfly species, while [...]

Trans National Park

Did you know there were only 6 National Parks in Austria? Linking two of them is what TRANS NATIONAL PARK is all about. From the Upper Austrian Kalkalpen National Park, you can get right to the [...]

Water and Adventure Park

Located in the heart of a scenic valley, the St. Gallen Water and Adventure Park is the perfect place for both children and adults to spend some time in the nature off busy roads. Accessible loop [...]

Wildalpen Mountain Bike Route

This mountain bike trail has it all: beautiful nature and breath-taking views of the Hochschwab mountains, the Kräuterin and the Ybbstaler Alps on the one hand, and a perfect chance to exercise [...]