Styria, a part of Austria which is not yet discovered by mass tourism.
Would you like to experience a truly unique holiday in Austria? Then you are more than welcome in the green heart of Austria. We at Villa for You know that Styria is as green as it gets. A federal state where you can experience Austria at its purest form, and which has not yet been discovered by mass tourism. Styria is centrally located in Austria and the greenest province of the country. This versatile province is separated in the north and south by the rivers Mur and Mürz. The north is characterized by the impressive Alps with altitudes of 2,000 to 3,000 meters and crystal-clear mountain lakes. The south of Styria has a milder climate where you will find a beautiful hilly landscape with vineyards. The winters here are white, but the rest of the year Styria is green. In Styria you will find two worlds in one!
Does a holiday in Styria suit me?
All our guests are enthusiastic after returning from their holiday in Styria. We know for sure that Styria offers something for everyone and is therefore an ideal destination for almost any guest.
1. The Semmering Railway, the oldest mountain railway in the world
2. The old town of Graz with the famous Eggenburg Castle
In addition, in the east of Styria you will find many inhabitants with traditional clothing from the region. Once again, this is a sign of the purity of Styria!
Winter sports in snow-white Styria
The two largest ski areas in Styria are Ski Region Dachstein West and Schladming-Dachstein. The Dachstein-West ski region is a versatile ski region where experienced skiers as well as families with children are well catered for. You will especially find red slopes here. There is a modern lift system and snow cannons guarantee snow fun. The ski area Schladming- Dachstein is part of Ski Amadé with many possibilities. The area is very suitable for cross country skiers.
After an active day on the slopes, cross-country trails or hiking trails, you can enjoy genuine Styrian hospitality in one of the many mountain huts. Are you still full of energy after a delicious meal? Then brave the atmospherically lit slopes in the evening! Then tuck yourself tired and content under the thick wool of your own bed in your own holiday home. Feel free to ask us for advice on finding a holiday home to suit your needs! We would love to help you!
The accessibility of Styria
There are several ways to reach Styria. By plane, car or train. Tips on how to reach Austria in general can be found here.
From exquisite culinary delights to hearty meals
Styria is known for its delicious delicacies that you can not only taste but also experience! On the apple route in the south of Styria you will learn all about fruit cultivation and taste special dishes made from apple. Along various wine routes, around 2,000 winegrowers invite you to taste their fine wines. The Schlicher rosé wine and the pumpkin seed oil, also called the green gold, are typical products of the region. In addition to these exquisite delicacies, you will also find hearty food here. From the Almo mounain cattle to the wild boar. These hearty meals are often served with cabbage, turnips or beans. The meat from this region is soft and tender due to the herbs of the mountain pastures and the animal-friendly stables with straw beds. Whether it is a freshly caught fish or a noble wine, every foodie enjoys what grows or blossoms in the green heart of Austria," knows our Styria expert Sybrand.
Our top 5 experiences from culture to nature in Styria
Styria offers numerous possibilities for a day of fun. Here you will find historic castles, monasteries but also modern art and scenic splendour. Allow yourself to be inspired by our top 5 and discover Styria for yourself!
An adventure with the whole family in Styria
Milking the cows with the children at a local farmer in the morning, a big canoe or kayak trip on the rivers in the afternoon and in the evening barbecuing together in the garden of your own holiday home. And in winter? Then of course in the morning you start with a fierce snowball fight, in the afternoon you visit a spectacular glacier for skiing and in the evening, you eat a large plate of steaming pasta in a mountain hut. These are just a few examples of what a family holiday here in Styria can look like. Styria is a wonderful destination for an unforgettable holiday with your children!
What you certainly do not want to miss here?
Styria is also a perfect region for a winter sports holiday with the whole family. The large ski areas have many extras, from children's lifts, ski schools to play areas and are very child-friendly. If you prefer peace and quiet, you will also find small ski areas in Styria that still radiate the original charm of Styria. Book a comfortable flat or an attractive chalet here with plenty of space near the slopes. Many of our holiday homes have heated ski storage facilities with ski boot heaters so that you can get back on the slopes with dry equipment every day. What a pleasure!
Cannot wait to book a cosy holiday home in green Styria? Feel free to contact us for more tips and advice. We do everything we can to give you and your family an unforgettable holiday in this unspoilt part of Austria!