With sprawling forest, hills and mountains in every direction, camping in Styria is a hiker’s dream.

This mixture of breathtaking views and sense of history is matched only by the excellent wine and spas in the region. 

Austrian festivals add to the rustic atmosphere and ensure visitors have plenty to do alongside taking in the captivating views.

The area is known for its health and mood promoting benefits, where families can enjoy long walks or trips out to the many historic and secluded villages dotted across this soothing countryside retreat. 


Mountain and countryside setting
Hiking trails
Stunning views


Styria, Hiking

See & Do: Hiking!

Styria is one of the most naturally spectacular locations in the world and is perfect for hiking. For relaxing days out, head to the hills and take in the beauty of Austria!
Styria, Etrach Lake

Beaches & Lakes: Etrach Lake

Only a few kilometres from the park, this beautiful lake is close to the town of Murau. Here you can fish or take to the water on a boat for a relaxing time of it.
Styria, Murau

Old Favourite: Murau

This little Medieval town has a traditional brewery and beer cellar. It's nine miles away from the park and is a delightful place for a day out.
Styria, Local cuisine

Local Cuisine: On-Site Restaurant

The on-site restaurant offers authentic Austrian cuisine, but there are always takeaway options and a handy bar which will ensure your trip is as much fun as it should be.
Styria, Gunstner waterfalls, Waterfall

Hidden Gem: Gunstner Waterfalls

12.6km away from the park, guests will find the natural beauty of Gunster Waterfalls. You can't go for a swim, but families can climb the specially designed path to take a close look.
Styria, Shakespeare, Festival

Festivals & Events: Shakespeare Festival

Ambitious actors get together to put on productions of Shakespeare’s plays.


Where is Styria?

The second largest Austrian region after Lower Austria, Styria is bordered to the south by Slovenia. The capital of Styria is the culturally enthused Graz, while the state is affectionately known as 'The Green Heart of Austria'.  

What's the weather like in Styria?

Summer temperatures in Styria range between the upper teens and mid-twenties, with occasional cloud cover keeping the midday heat at bay when trekking or mountain biking. Visit the area either July or August to see the best of the sunshine. 

How near will I be to the village of Thal in Styria?

Found an hour and a half from our Bella Austria campsite, Thal is one of the best known villages in Austria. Why visit? The answer is Arnold Schwarzenegger. This may seem a strange reason at first glance, but the Hollywood star turned Governor of California was actually born here! Fans will want to make the trip to visit the the museum dedicated to his achievements on the silver screen.