Hiking in Bruck an der Mur - Styria - Austria

The hut on the Rennfeld© TV Bruck/Mur, picture: M. Maili

Centrally located among the hill country around Gra z to the south, the Fischbach Alps and Peter Rosegger's woodland home to the east, the Hochschwab Mountain Range and Green Lake to the north and the Lower Tauern Mountain Range to the west, Bruck an der Mur is the perfect starting point for countless hiking tours of all levels of difficulty in Austria.

Nature lovers of all kinds will delight in walking tours and mountain hiking with abundant options: From the gourmet routes on the Bründlweg trail to the family-friendly tour along the woodland experience trail to Peters Rosegger's birthplace; from the impressive Bärenschützklamm Gorge to the high-alpine tours on the Hochschwab Mountain Range, the Eisenerz Reichenstein Mountain or the Hochreichhart Mountain, in Bruck an der Mur and its surroundings.  There's so much to discover on your hiking holiday in Styria.

Long-distance trails from Bruck to the Fischbach Alps and on to the Semmering mountains, from Bruck to Turnau and on to the Hochschwab Mountain Range or along the Mariazell pilgrim trails make the heart of every multi-day tours aficionado beat faster.  The Upper Styrian long distance trail BergZeitReise (MountainTimeTravel), that has a stopover in Bruck an der Mur is the opportunity to join the Styrian-wide Tour: From the Glacier to the Wine.

New: The multi-day tour from Bruck an der Mur to Turnau and on to the Hochschwab Mountain Range. Get all your tour information and a hiking map here as a download free of charge!  Every hiking holiday needs to be well-prepared.

Our tips for your hiking holiday in styria

  • for veritable gourmets: the culinary delights around the Bründlweg trail and the renowned Steirereck am Pogusch restaurant, the Way of St. James in Turnau and of course the
  • circular trail around Green Lake, which was named the most beautiful spot in Austria in 2014
  • for active visitors: the mountain hikes to the Hochschwab Mountain Range, Reichenstein Mountain and Hochlantsch Mountain (fixed-rope route possible)
  • for those who like local tours: Rennfeld Mountain, Hochanger Mountain and Madereck Mountain are Bruck's own mountains
  • the new urban walking path along the Mur Terraces (a separate folder is available at the tourist office)
  • the Literature Trail to Bruck's Castle Hill: In the Footsteps of Hugo von Montfort, the Last Minnesinger (a separate folder is available at the tourist office)
  • the urban walking path from the historic city center to the Weitental Nature Conservation Center and its wildlife sanctuary

Hiking Tours from Bruck to the Mountain World (Red Bull Media House)

  1. From the Himmelwirt Inn to the Rennfeld Mountain
  2. Stroll through the old town of Bruck an der Mur
  3. From Bruck an der Mur to the Madereck Mountain
  4. From Rabenwand to Bruck' Hochanger Mountain
  5. From the Mur Terraces to the Weitental Nature Conservation Center
  6. From the alpine pasture region to Rennfeld Mountain and on to Bruck an der Mur
  7. From Bruck an der Mur to the den Hochschwab Mountain Range

Hiking Tours from Bruck - Weekly Tips for Hiking:

  1. To the Floning Mountain
  2. Hiking tour to the Zöberer peak
  3. To Ebenschlag and Hochschlag
  4. Tour to the top of Schwarzkogel
  5. Green Lake and Messnerin Mountain
  6. Rennfeld Mountain
  7. Way of St. James near Turnau
  8. The alpine pasture of Töllamoar
  9. Aflenz winter tours

Hiking holiday in Styria: Multi-day tours starting in Bruck an der Mur

  • City-Country-Mountain: From Bruck to Turnau and on to the Hochschwab Mountain Range
  • MountainTimeTravel: from Bruck either via the Fischbach Alps into Eastern Styria and on to the thermal spa region or via Leoben and Eisenerz to the Gesäuse National Park and the Dachstein Mountain
  • Mariazell pilgrim trails via Aflenz and the Seeberg Mountain to Mariazell