The best hotels on the Southern Styrian Wine Route

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The South Styrian Wine Route is one of the most beautiful wine regions in Austria. It stretches from Ehrenhausen to Leutschach and offers beautiful views of the vineyards. This region is particularly popular with wine lovers and slow travel enthusiasts. The hilly landscape is characterized by vineyards, small villages and wineries. In addition, the hotels on the Southern Styrian Wine Route offer connoisseurs and slow travelers a special experience.

The South Styrian Wine Route is located in the south of the Styria, near the border with Slovenia. It is known for its good wines, especially Sauvignon Blanc and Muscat. There are also a number of hotels here that are perfectly suited to connoisseurs.

Our journey began at the Loisium Wine & Spa Resort Südsteiermark. This hotel is located in the vineyards and offers a mix of modern design and traditional winemaking. We enjoyed relaxing hours in the spa area and took part in a wine tasting. But we were particularly impressed by the regional cuisine in the hotel restaurant.

We continued to the Pössnitzberg estate. This winery and hotel welcomed us twice with its warm atmosphere. The rooms are comfortable and stylishly furnished, with a view of the vineyards. The cellar tour was also a highlight. We learned a lot about the production of sparkling wine and tried different varieties.

There are many other hotels on the South Styrian Wine Route that are worth a visit. For example, the Hotel Weingut Sattlerhof, which is known for its wine experiences, or the Weinrefugium Brolli, which is particularly suitable for slow travelers.

Hotels on the Southern Styrian Wine Route

In the hotels on the South Styrian Wine Route, everything revolves around enjoyment and relaxation. Surrounded by vineyards, guests experience a unique wine culture. Each accommodation has its own special features and experiences. From the wellness area to wine tasting. Here you feel in the middle of nature and at the same time well looked after. Let yourself be surprised by the variety of hotels. Discover South Styria in a very special way. We got to know two of these hotels personally on our trips to the region: the Loisium Wine & Spa Resort South Styria and the Landgut am Pössnitzberg. But there are other hotels for wine lovers.

 

Loisium Wine & Spa Resort South Styria
Dinner at the Loisium Hotel

 

The Loisium Wine & Spa Resort Southern Styria*

The Loisium Wine & Spa Resort Südsteiermark is a refuge for wine lovers and connoisseurs alike. This hotel combines the art of winemaking with first-class wellness offers and culinary highlights. If you want to find out more about the hotel or book it, simply click on the link with *.

Description of the hotel

The Loisium Wine & Spa Resort offers modern elegance and the highest level of comfort. It is a place where everything revolves around enjoyment and relaxation. Each room is modernly furnished and offers a view of the vineyards.

 

Rooms at Loisium Wine and Spa Hotel
Rooms at Loisium Wine and Spa Hotel

 

location and surroundings

Nestled in the landscape of southern Styria, the resort is surrounded by hills and vineyards. This region is known for its wine villages and offers numerous hiking and cycling trails.

Architecture and design

The Loisium impresses with its modern architecture with clear lines and large glass fronts. The buildings blend harmoniously into the natural surroundings. The interior design combines contemporary aesthetics with local materials.

 

South Styrian Wine Route Hotels
South Styrian Wine Route Hotels

 

Offers and services

The resort offers a variety of exclusive services, including luxurious spa treatments, guided wine tastings and culinary experiences in the hotel's gourmet restaurant. Guests can also take part in wine-related events.

Wellness and Spa Area

The spa area is the heart of the Loisium Resort. It includes an infinity pool, various saunas and a relaxation area with panoramic views. In addition, special wine treatments use the healing power of grapes.

Wine tastings and wine tours

Daily wine tastings and cellar tours offer deeper insights into the art of winemaking. Guests can sample various local wines and learn more about regional wine production.

Personal experiences and highlights

Our wine tasting at Loisium was unforgettable. The sommeliers shared their knowledge and passion for wine. The different types of wine impressed us with their variety and quality. The spa area was also a highlight.

 

Dinner at the Loisium Wine and Spa Hotel
Dinner at the Loisium Wine and Spa Hotel on the Southern Styrian Wine Route

 

Special offers for connoisseurs

For connoisseurs, the resort not only offers special culinary highlights, but also a unique gourmet restaurant that serves regional specialties that go perfectly with the wines. There are also regular wine-related events that make your stay an unforgettable experience.

The Loisium Wine & Spa Resort Südsteiermark is therefore the ideal place for everyone who wants to experience wine, wellness and culinary delights at the highest level.

 

South Styrian Wine Route Hotels - the country estate at Pössnitzberg
South Styrian Wine Route Hotels – the Landgut am Pössnitzberg

 

South Styrian Wine Route Hotels: Landgut am Pössnitzberg*

The Pössnitzberg estate is more than just a hotel. It is a place where wine tradition and modern comfort meet. We visited the winery and hotel ourselves and share our impressions and experiences. If you want to know more about the hotel or book it, just click on the link with *.

Description of the winery and hotel

The Pössnitzberg estate is located in the middle of southern Styria. The surrounding area is characterized by rolling hills and endless vineyards. The hotel offers a mixture of tradition and modernity. The main building is reminiscent of the winery's long history. The modern rooms and suites offer all the comfort you could wish for.

 

 

History and significance of the winery

The Pössnitzberg winery has a long history. Wine has been produced here for generations. The region is known for its first-class wines. The winery has made a name for itself. It is one of the leading producers in the region. The vineyards are the heart of the estate. This is where the grapes grow that are processed into award-winning wines.

 

South Styrian Wine Route Hotels At the Landgut am Pössnitzberg
South Styrian Wine Route Hotels At the Landgut am Pössnitzberg

 

Ambience and atmosphere of the hotel

The hotel exudes a special atmosphere. It is quiet and relaxed, so you immediately feel welcome. The surroundings contribute significantly to relaxation, as the vineyards provide a beautiful backdrop. There are also many places to linger and enjoy.

Rooms and facilities

The rooms at the Landgut am Pössnitzberg are modern and comfortably furnished. There are various categories and the furnishings are well thought out. The rooms offer everything you need, from comfortable beds to modern bathrooms. Each room has its own charm.

 

Rooms at the Landgut am Pössnitzberg
Rooms at the Landgut am Pössnitzberg

 

Room categories and amenities

There are different room categories. The standard rooms are cozy and offer a beautiful view of the vineyards. The suites are larger and offer more space. They often have their own balcony or terrace. The furnishings are high-quality and comfortable, so you immediately feel at home.

Special features and highlights of the accommodation

The wine suites are a highlight. These rooms are specially designed and offer special amenities for wine lovers, such as their own wine fridge. Here you can enjoy the best wines of the region directly in your room.

 

Wine experience at the Pössnitzberg estate
Wine experience at the Pössnitzberg estate

 

Wine experiences and tastings

The Pössnitzberg winery offers many wine experiences. There are regular tours through the vineyards, where you can learn a lot about winemaking. The tours of the wine cellar are a special experience, as you can learn a lot about wine production. And of course there are also tastings.

Tours of the winery

The tours of the winery are very informative. You learn a lot about the history of the estate. The vineyards are impressive and you can see the grapes and understand the winemaking process. The tours are well organized and very interesting.

 

When disgorging, the yeast is squeezed out of the champagne bottle
When disgorging, the yeast is squeezed out of the champagne bottle

 

Special tastings and tours of the wine cellar

The tastings in the wine cellar are a highlight because here you can try the different wines. The sommeliers are very competent and explain everything in detail. You learn a lot about the wines of the region. The atmosphere in the cellar is special because it is cool and quiet. A perfect place to enjoy wine.

Personal experiences and recommendations

Our stay at the Landgut am Pössnitzberg was unforgettable as we tasted many wines and learned a lot about winemaking. The rooms were comfortable and well equipped. We particularly liked the wine suites as we enjoyed spending the evening with a bottle of wine on the balcony.

Special features of the wines and recommendations

The wines from Pössnitzberg are first class. We particularly liked the Sauvignon Blanc because it is fresh and fruity. The Chardonnay is also recommended because it has a nice balance and a lot of character. We recommend taking part in a tasting because you get a good overview of the variety of wines.

 

Dinner at the Landgut am Pössnitzberg
Dinner at the Landgut am Pössnitzberg

 

Impressions of the stay and activities

Our stay at the Landgut am Pössnitzberg was both relaxing and educational. We enjoyed both the peace and the beautiful surroundings. The wine tours were not only very informative but also extremely interesting. The tastings were a lot of fun and gave us many new taste experiences. We can therefore warmly recommend the hotel and the winery to anyone looking for both wine and relaxation.

 

On the Southern Styrian Wine Route
On the Southern Styrian Wine Route

 

Other recommended hotels along the Southern Styrian Wine Route

The South Styrian Wine Route offers many great hotels. In addition to the Loisium Wine & Spa Resort and the Landgut am Pössnitzberg, we have discovered two other special hotels. For more information and booking options, simply click on the links with *.

Hotel Weingut Sattlerhof*

The Hotel Weingut Sattlerhof is idyllically located between the vineyards. The winery offers a pleasant mix of tradition and modernity. We really enjoyed the hospitality. The wine experiences at the Sattlerhof are varied, as there are daily wine tastings and tours. We did a wine tasting with the winemaker, where we learned a lot about the different grape varieties and wine growing. We were particularly impressed by the Sauvignon Blanc, which was fresh and aromatic.

Wine Refuge Brolli*

The Brolli wine refuge is a retreat for connoisseurs. The facilities are well thought out and comfortable, and the rooms offer a beautiful view of the vineyards. We immediately felt at home. There are many activities for slow travelers, as hiking trails lead through the vineyards and offer great views. We went on a bike tour and visited local wineries. The moments of enjoyment are numerous. In the morning there is a rich breakfast with regional products, and in the evening we enjoyed the house wines.

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South Styrian Wine Route Hotels: Tips for connoisseurs and slow travelers

The South Styrian Wine Route offers much more than just wine. As connoisseurs and slow travelers, we have collected some valuable tips that will make your stay unforgettable.

Best time to travel and planning

The best time to travel is from April to October, when the vineyards are green and the weather is pleasant. The grape harvest takes place in autumn, and the colours of the vineyards are particularly beautiful. In spring, on the other hand, you can enjoy the first warm days and experience the blossoming nature.

Seasonal highlights and events

There are many interesting events along the South Styrian Wine Route. The grape harvest takes place in September and October in particular, when winemakers invite people to festivals and tastings. The autumn festival in Gamlitz, for example, is particularly popular because it offers regional specialties and, of course, lots of wine.

Recommendations for travel planning and preparation

Be sure to plan your trip in advance. Book hotels and wineries early, especially in high season, as accommodation is booked up quickly. Also find out about the wineries and what they offer, as many offer tours and tastings. A rental car is definitely practical for exploring the region, as the wineries are often located a little off the beaten track.

Activities and experiences beyond wine enjoyment

Besides wine, there is a lot to discover in the region. We recommend hiking and cycling along the wine route, as the landscape is beautiful and there are many well-signposted paths.

Hiking and cycling along the wine route

For example, you can take a bike ride along the wine route. You can stop and enjoy the view as you go. There are also numerous paths for hikers that lead through the vineyards.

Visits to cultural and natural monuments

There are many cultural and natural monuments to discover. The Seggau Castle is an interesting destination. It is located on a hill and offers a great view. The castle has a museum and a wine cellar. The Southern Styria Nature Park is also worth a visit. Here you can discover both the flora and fauna of the region.

Culinary tips and restaurant recommendations

Southern Styria is known for its culinary specialties. We visited a few restaurants that we can recommend. The “Weingut Sattlerhof” impressed us with its culinary offerings. The cuisine is down-to-earth and very tasty.

Local specialties and recommended restaurants

Local specialties include scarlet runner beans, pumpkin seed oil and, of course, wine. We recommend trying the typical “BuschenschänkenThese traditional wine taverns offer homemade food and wine from their own production.

Personal recommendations and insider tips

An insider tip that “VinofakturHere you can taste and buy wines. Finally, we recommend a visit to the “Genussregal” (delicious shelf). The experience center shows the diversity of Styrian cuisine.

The South Styrian Wine Route is a paradise for connoisseurs and slow travelers. We hope our tips will help you enjoy the region to the fullest.

 

Hilly landscape on the Southern Styrian Wine Route
Hilly landscape on the Southern Styrian Wine Route

 

Conclusion on the South Styrian Wine Route Hotels

The South Styrian Wine Route offers unique experiences that are unforgettable. The hotels there are ideal for connoisseurs as well as for slow travelers who are looking for relaxation and enjoyment. We visited the region and were thrilled. The combination of wine, nature and hospitality is simply unique.

The best times to travel are spring and autumn, as the landscape is particularly beautiful during these months. Many wineries offer tastings and guided tours, which makes the trip even more interesting. The hotels along the wine route offer high levels of comfort and great views that invite you to linger. Hiking and cycling are popular activities, as there are many well-marked trails to explore.

The culinary experiences are unforgettable and varied. You should definitely try the regional specialties because they are a real treat. Local restaurants and wine taverns also offer traditional dishes that perfectly round off the culinary journey.

Share your experiences and tips with us. Have you ever visited the South Styrian Wine Route? We look forward to hearing your stories. Also visit our other blog post. Discover more about wineries and attractions.

The South Styrian Wine Route is a paradise for connoisseurs and slow travelers. We hope our tips help you with your planning. Enjoy the trip and let us know how it was!

questions

Which types of wine are typical for the Southern Styrian Wine Route?

Southern Styria is known for its white wines. Sauvignon Blanc, Welschriesling and Muscat are popular. Morillon, the Styrian Chardonnay, is also frequently grown. These wines are characterized by their freshness and aroma.

Are there any special events or festivals related to wine?

Yes, there are several wine events. The most well-known are the autumn festival in Gamlitz and the open wine cellar days in spring. These events offer a great opportunity to meet local winemakers and taste their wines.

What is the best way to get to the wineries and hotels?

A rental car is definitely practical. The wineries are often a little off the beaten track and are easy to reach by car. Alternatively, there are guided wine tours where you can visit several wineries, for example, without having to drive yourself.

What should I definitely keep in mind when going on a wine tour?

Wear comfortable shoes, as many wineries also offer walks through the vineyards. Take your time during the tastings and ask questions of the winemakers. This way you will learn a lot about the wines and how they are made.

 

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The best hotels on the Southern Styrian Wine Route

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Slow Travel and Enjoyment travel blog TravelWorldOnline Traveller. You have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Your topics are Trips to Savor and wine tourism worldwide and Slow Travel. During her studies, Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she traveled to the USA and Canada - sometimes together with Petar Fuchs - and spent a research year in British Columbia. This strengthened her thirst for knowledge, which she pursued for 6 years Adventure Guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as Study tour guide for Studiosus Reisen tried to breastfeed all over the world. She constantly expanded her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: “What is beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do you eat in this region?” These are the questions she is now trying to answer as a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), among others. travel writer and travel blogger answers in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is below Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021 Other Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs. Recommendations on LinkedIn from tourism experts Further recommendations from cooperation partners and tourism experts Professional experience Monika on LinkedIn

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