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Hiking with the family

Fancy an active day with the kids? There are plenty of opportunities in the Murau-Kreischberg region. Why not visit this region of Styria and go on a hiking holiday with your whole family? There are a number of hiking routes and footpaths are suitable for all ages.

Conquer a summit with the whole family

In the Murau-Kreischberg region there are several mountains that you can visit even with young children. Have you ever been to the Frauenalpe or the Kreischberg? Your next family holiday is the perfect opportunity.



Experience the Frauenalpe with the whole family! You can travel to the Murauerhütte hut by car. From there you can reach the summit and the Apollonia Chapel in 1.5 hours, even with kids. The summit offers an unrestricted 360 degree view. Although the Frauenalpe lies at 1,997 m above sea level, this hike is suitable for all ages. There are places to get something to eat and drink at the Murauerhütte and the Alpengasthof Krische.



If you have a pram or pushchair with you, the Kreischberg is the perfect mountain for you. The gondola is a convenient way to reach the mountain station, from where there are suitable hikes for those with young children. The Dinowald and the Disc Golf Park with a 9-hole course are further highlights for the kids. If you get hungry along the way, there are a number of mountain huts.


Circuits & themed trails

In the valley there are several paths that are ideal for families with children. The Käferweg and the Frauenhainweg are two lovely trails. The little ones can discover things on a Letters Rally and the Detective Trail.


Frauenhain Trail

The Frauenhainweg (Frauenhain Trail) is located near Murau railway station. You can reach this forest path, which also features an animal nature trail, by walking towards Frauenalpe before turning left opposite the stonemason Steinmetz Egger. This wonderful circuit leads for 45 minutes through the forest and offers a view of Murau.



The Käferweg (Beetle Trail) is made for families. Starting from the World Championships Hall and indoor swimming pool in Murau, the 5 km trail leads towards Stolzalpe. You will be able to complete it in 1.5 hours.


Letters Rally & Detective Trail

The Buchstabenrallye (Letters Rally) in Murau and the Detektivweg (Detective Trail) in St. Georgen am Kreischberg are perfect for little explorers. Children can collect letters or stamps along the routes. At the end of the walk there is a of course a little surprise for them.