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The Garten-Hotel is your bicycle hotel in Eastern Styria

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Cycling holiday in Eastern Styria

Get on your bike and out into nature

The sun-drenched Eastern Styria is a popular destination for cyclists due to the multifaceted landscape. The extensive cycle network offers varied tours by bike and bike with all levels of difficulty – ideal for beginners and advanced riders. You cycle through white blooming apple orchards, past the vineyards and pumpkin fields, through romantic cities that invite you to rest and stroll.

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Discover the diversity

Experience nature in Styria to the full on your bike: the country with its flat valleys, gentle hills, lush green alpine meadows and panoramic roads in the mountains will amaze you!

Combine sport with a holiday in a neat room with lovely furnishings and wellness in the enchanting vital kingdom of STEIERNESS: The family-run, environmentally certified hotel in a central location with a charming Mediterranean atmosphere is the ideal starting point for sightseeing tours within easy reach.

The Garten-Hotel Ochensberger is your bicycle hotel for extensive eventful tours through Styria

Eastern Styria is a real insider tip and attracts with numerous hotspots in the “Garden of Austria”: you can explore over 200 excursion destinations free of charge with the GenussCard, including tastings and sightseeing opportunities. The enchanting wellness area on over 1000m² with a spacious bathing and sauna area, the garden with a natural swimming pond and thatched relaxation pavilion, the high level of living comfort in a noble country house style and high-quality, excellent cuisine with regional delicacies ensure a lot of enjoyment and well-being.

Your bike hotel in Styria

In and around St. Ruprecht you are guaranteed to find the ideal route with the right profile for your eventful bike tour. Discover the culture on your tour through Graz, taste the fruity wine in southern Styria, breathe fresh forest air and enjoy the excellent cuisine in the hotel after a long day out in the region.

Certified bike hotel

The garden hotel is a Bett + Bike SPORT certified company and therefore an ideal bike hotel with the best conditions for your next cycling holiday! We have had the “Bett + Bike SPORT” certificate since 2018. It is therefore a bike-friendly hotel that meets the requirements of the ADFC in the categories of safety, care, service and technology.

We have set up a “base camp” for your active holiday:

Ochensberger's base camp for active vacationers

Free services Additional services on request
  • Lockable room for your own bicycles
  • small workshop for repairs:
    extensive tools, replacement hoses, compressor and much more!
  • Bicycle washing area
  • Hanging options for wet laundry
  • lockable lockers with battery charging station for your own bicycle batteries
  • Info corner with maps
    about cycling, hiking and the region
  • fresh spring water to take away
  • free rental bikes
  • Bike mount for your smartphone (4.7 “to 6.5”) (against deposit)
  • Oststeiermark GenussCard (March to October)
  • E-bike rental at a special price
  • Isotonic powder and energy bar
  • Guided bike and mountain bike tours
  • Laundry service
  • Lunch package: soft drink, energy bar, apples, snack rolls

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Happiness is like riding a bike on a sunny day.
Because every bike tour in Eastern Styria
is like a little vacation.

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The most beautiful tours

... right on the doorstep

The hotel is the starting point for the most beautiful bike tours in Styria and is located directly on the Raab Valley Cycle Path R11: you cycle 100 kilometers from Almenland across eastern Styria on flat cycle paths to southern Burgenland and Hungary.

Tour information
Almost 112 kilometers of family fun between the origin of the Raab in Almenland to Szentgotthard in Hungary. The family bike path leads us through small romantic towns like Weiz and Gleisdorf, past apple and vineyards, pumpkin and corn fields to the Thermenland.

In addition, the “Ochensberger” stage is the new, 400km long Weinland Steiermark Tour: on 8 stages you will experience the richness of culture, the multifaceted landscape between historic cities, contemporary architecture and breathtaking castles and palaces.

Tour information
The approximately 400-kilometer tour leads through the Styrian regions in several stages. On leisurely to sporty stages you will not only see a varied landscape, but also embark on a true cultural journey between apple and vineyards, wine taverns and culinary delicacies! With the extensive rapid transit network, the cycling holiday can easily be split over several days!

The adjoining 6 family-friendly “Beetle Bean Tours” are a must, with which you can explore the gentle, hilly landscape of Eastern Styria on numerous panoramic trails, past extensive meadows.

Tour information
The beetle bean not only functions as the flagship product of St. Ruprecht an der Raab, but is also the namesake of 6 cycle tours, each of which starts and ends in the main square of St. Ruprecht an der Raab. 

Free touring apps

With the smart apps for all Android & Apple smartphones, you can plan your bike or hiking tours at home or collect important information: easy planning of bike routes, suggestions for sights and restaurants on the way, precise voice prompts, offline navigation and routing profiles. Explore the most beautiful bike routes and hiking tours with the practical apps – completely FREE!

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