A holiday rental home in the Upper Mur Valley will put you close to all of the best that the Upper Mur Valley has to offer. You will be close to all of the best activities and are sure to feel right at home.
No matter what time of the year that you visit the Upper Mur Valley you will find that there is plenty to do. During the winter months, visitors come to enjoy the wonderful skiing, snowboarding and other snow-related activities. Both downhill and cross-country skiing is available, and there are runs to suit a variety of skill levels. During the summer, enjoy hiking, climbing and mountain biking. There are many cycling paths. The mountain lakes provide the opportunity for fishing and canoeing. Visit a local spa for a bit of pampering or find a one-of-a-kind treasure in a nearby antique store.
In addition to the many outdoor activities, those on holiday to the Upper Mur Valley will also find that there are some interesting attractions located nearby. The Zotter Chocolate Factory is a must for anyone with a sweet tooth. Learn how some of the best chocolate in the country is made and do a bit of sampling as well. The Skywalk Dachstein is an observation tower that provides sweeping views of the area. A number of historic buildings, such as castles like Scholl Eggenberg, also dot the landscape. One of the most popular attractions is the Armoury. The Armoury houses more than 30,000 artefacts. The weapons here date as far back as the 15th century and provide a fascinating look at how battles were fought throughout history.
As would be expected, the winters in the Upper Mur Valley are cold and the summers are pleasant and mild. During the winter months the average low temperatures are between -5° and 1° C and the highs are between 3° and 9° C. During the spring the average lows are between 5° and 9° C and the highs are between 15° and 19° C. During the summer the average lows are between 13° and 14° C and the highs are between 23° and 25° C. There are 9 to 15 days per month that bring some precipitation. The most occurs during the months of May and July.
The closest airport to the Upper Mur Valley is Klagenfurt Airport (KLU), located 100 km away. There is a railway station in Trieben, which is located 10 km from the Upper Mur Valley. You will need a car for use during your stay.