The town and resort of St. Lorenzen ob Murau is situated within the Styria region of Austria. It is a particularly idyllic settlement, within the picturesque surroundings of the Alps mountain range. If your holidays in St. Lorenzen ob Murau are set to take place during the winter, you can rest assured that the resort has excellent pistes and facilities to accommodate you. During the summer St. Lorenzen ob Murau is beautiful and crammed full of plenty of activities to keep you happy for the duration of your stay.
For winter sports enthusiasts there are 13 pistes to be enjoyed within the resort of St. Lorenzen ob Murau. There is also around 19 miles of cross country skiing trails. This resort is reputed to be best equipped for the novice skier, however, there are pistes that are suitable for both intermediate and professional skiers. There are even facilities for snowboarding. Après ski facilities are available within the resort area and are guaranteed to be that perfect finishing touch to your holiday in St. Lorenzen ob Murau. For the summers, activities such as swimming, tennis, horse riding, rock climbing, abseiling and golf are all available in and around the town.
When you are ready to go off and explore a little more of Austria, as your holidays in St. Lorenzen ob Murau will be located half way between two main cities, you may want to explore them both. The enchanting and famous city of Salzburg is north of the town and then Klagenfurt is to the south. This is a great town to explore and offers attractions such as The Vitring Abbey, The Old City Wall, the Baroque cathedral and when you fancy taking a more leisurely stroll after your hard day’s sightseeing, head for Kreuzbergl Park.
For your holidays in St. Lorenzen ob Murau, you can expect to experience a typical Alpine climate. This means that the summers will be warm and relatively dry and the winters cold and snowy. The average temperatures during the months from June to August will often reach the mid twenties degrees Celsius. In contrast, from December to early March, they really may struggle to get much above freezing point. The average rainfall for this part of Austria is around 28 inches per year.
The most convenient airport, for your holidays in St. Lorenzen ob Murau, will be Salzburg International (SZG). This is located around 2 hours away from your cosy self catering chalet. Airlines such as British Airways, Thomson Airways, Flybe and easyJet all operate frequent and affordable services to this airport. You may leave the UK from airports such as East Midlands (EMA), Manchester (MAN), London Gatwick (LGW) and Glasgow (GLA).