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Hartbergerland Bike Tour

Cycling · Oststeiermark
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  • Hartberg, Blick auf Kirche und Karner
    Hartberg, Blick auf Kirche und Karner
    Photo: Christa Pollhammer, CC BY, TVB Oststeiermark
m 400 350 300 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 km Hansi Bierstube Maria Lebing, Wallfahrtskirche Wirtshaus Familie Friedrich HERZ Hartberg Gasthof Falk

A leisurely flat bike tour through the Hartbergerland region of Eastern Styria.

Distance 20.1 km
2:00 h
70 m
70 m
358 m
299 m

The bike tour, 20 kilometres long, leads us on paved and mostly asphalted paths from the HERZ via Gmoos, then along the railway to Hopfau and Geiseldorf. The way back takes us along the Dombach stream through a forest to Lebing and back to the HERZ.

This tour is also suitable for people with limited mobility, as it is free of obstacles and steep inclines.

Author’s recommendation

Why not take a detour to the Hartberg Ecopark with its numerous attractions for the whole family!

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Update: January 20, 2023
Highest point
358 m
Lowest point
299 m
Best time of year

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Rest stops

Gasthof Falk
Wirtshaus Familie Friedrich
Grabner, Gasthaus - Oststeirische Wirtsstube
Zur Lebing Au, Gasthof

Safety information

Partial traffic on the roads as well as oncoming hikers. Use at your own risk.

  • Emergency call mountain rescue: 140
  • Emergency call fire brigade: 122
  • Emergency call police: 133
  • Emergency call rescue: 144
  • Euro emergency call: 112
  • ÖAMTC emergency breakdown call: 120
  • ARBÖ emergency breakdown call: 123
  • Tips for reporting emergencies - give answers to the six W-questions:
  • What happened?
  • How many injured?
  • Where did the accident happen (possibly GPS coordinates)?
  • Who reported the accident (call-back number)?
  • When did the accident happen?
  • Weather at the accident site?

Tips and hints

Connection/ networking: R12 thermal cycle path, Eurovelo 9

More information:

East Styria Tourist BoardHartberg office

Alleegasse 6

8230 Hartberg

+43 3332 603300


The Styria Tours App, which is available free of charge on Google Play and in the App Store (Android, iOS), offers detailed first-hand information: short facts (length, duration, difficulty, ascent and descent in metres of altitude, ratings), map, route descriptions, altimeter, compass, summit finder, navigation along the tour. In addition, you can create your personal list of favourite tours and points, save tours and excursion destinations offline, use social media channels and more.


HERZ - Outdoor pool Hartberg, Wiesengasse 16, 8230 Hartberg (324 m)
47.277830, 15.975234
47°16'40.2"N 15°58'30.8"E
33T 573757 5236500
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HERZ - Outdoor pool Hartberg, Wiesengasse 16, 8230 Hartberg

Turn-by-turn directions

1. START - HEART - open-air swimming pool.Start and finish point of the tour. Here you have the possibility to park your car. After you have reached your destination in Hartberg, you can recover from the "exertions" of the bike tour in the sauna and indoor or outdoor pool at the Hartberg recreation and leisure centre. And by the way, the HERZ restaurant also takes care of your physical well-being.

2. Hartberger GmoosThe Hartberger Gmoos is a Natura 2000 nature reserve. With its numerous ponds and marshland, it forms a unique habitat for a variety of bird species.

3) BuschenschenkenBuschenschank, wine sales, pumpkin seed oil: stop at the Postl family or the Nöhrer family and let yourself be spoilt by the typical regional delicacies.

4) Picnic area "Hopfauat the village cross Hopfau

5) Falk InnThe Falk Inn in Buch-St. Magdalena is looking forward to your visit and awaits you with refreshing drinks and numerous regional specialities.

6) Picnic area "Between wine & waterIf you fancy a little picnic, you can enjoy the food you have brought with you at one of the romantic spots.at one of the romantic spots.

7.) PlaygroundUnterdombach

8) Ecopark / ObservatoryThe Ecopark Hartberg is a large-scale and decentralised "Science Centre" where ecological and scientific content is taught in a playful and easy-to-understand way. Numerous exhibitions and the observatory form the basis for exciting entertainment.

9) Maria Lebing Pilgrimage ChurchMarvel at the impressive frescoes and experience the fascination of over 500 years of church history.

10) Gasthof PackEnjoy the famous Austrian cuisine with many East Styrian ingredients.


all notes on protected areas

Public transport


  • Collective taxi "SAM" - Mobility in Eastern Styria: SAM closes the gaps in the public transport network and offers affordable mobility for EVERYONE (bicycle transport partly possible).
  • ÖBB - Austrian Federal Railways (bicycle transport possible)
  • BusBahnBim - timetable information of bus, train and Bim in Styria (and in the whole of Austria)
  • MOBILZENTRAL - Central information point for all questions regarding public transport.

With the BusBahnBim app of Verbundlinie, timetable information has never been easier: all connections by bus, train and tram in Austria can be queried by entering places and/or addresses, stops or important points. The app is available as a free app for smartphones (Android, iOS) - on Google Play and in the App Store.

Getting there

Detailed information on how to get there can be found here.


There are plenty of free parking spaces and e-charging stations directly at the starting point at the HERZ Hartberg recreation centre.


47.277830, 15.975234
47°16'40.2"N 15°58'30.8"E
33T 573757 5236500
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Cycling maps are available here:

East Styria Tourist OfficeHartberg office

Alleegasse 6

8230 Hartberg

+43 3332 603300

Author’s map recommendations

Die Radkarte „Genusstouren im Garten Österreichs“ ist in den Infobüros der Erlebnisregion Oststeiermark und bei den Betrieben erhältlich.



The tour can be done with a touring bike, city bike or even a road bike. Tip: A basic equipment of tools and accessories such as spare inner tube and/or repair kit, spanner, air pump, brake and shift cable as well as a screwdriver can never hurt.

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20.1 km
2:00 h
70 m
70 m
Highest point
358 m
Lowest point
299 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Refreshment stops available Family-friendly


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