On the way to the Castle Street you will be accompanied by an ambassador of the region with stories about the Castle Street and the people of the tourist region thermal and volcano land. The trip will also be accompanied by an interpreter and translated. Visit and guided tour of the garden palace Herberstein, which is still inhabited in the 21st generation by the family Herberstein. Here is the home of Siegmund Herberstein, born in 1486, who at the time led 69 diplomatic missions to Eastern Europe to the court of Soliman the Magnificent.
Over the Castle road, the path leads past the imposing Riegersburg to the musically finely framed midday rest at castle Kornberg. Experience the flair of the green salon, marvel at the historic ancestral gallery and stroll through the arcade on the first floor of Castle Kornberg, past carved wooden chairs, mysterious chests and discover proud hunting trophies from the past. In addition, there are historical backgrounds of the family, as well as amusing anecdotes from the landlord himself. Count Bardeau leads you personally through the castle and thus gives an exciting and unforgettable insight into the last centuries.
Passing by the once highest volcano in the region, the Gleichenberg volcano, the path leads to check in at castle Kapfenstein. At dinner, the lords of the castle tell of the eventful history of the Winkler-Hermaden family and the castle of Kapfenstein.
After breakfast and check-out drive to the district capital Feldbach where the most colorful church tower in the world is located. The colors are a symbol of a peaceful coexistence of different cultures and are a popular background for holiday photos. With the Altstadtgasse, the Raab metropolis has the most nostalgic promenade in south-eastern Styria. At 500 meters, 30 fashion companies form the longest fashion street in southeastern Austria. Short guided walk and some free time to discover the city center on your own.
At Vulcano Ursprung you experience the world of ham as a realm of the senses. The harmonious interplay of modern technology and Styrian tradition creates delicious specialties for connoisseurs. Following the guided tour with the ham expert, you can taste the delicious range of products and a glass of Styrian wine, be happy, like the pigs.
In the chocolate factory of Josef Zotter you will experience the diversity of the chocolate world. Through glass aisles you accompany the beans from the roasting house to the finished chocolate through the transparent chocolate factory – and in between there is lots of chocolate to taste. Guided art tour with Ferdinand Pregartner, who leads with wit and humor through the sculpture collection of Zotter. Learn interesting and personal about the contemporary Austrian sculptors who are represented at Zotter around and in the manufactory and of course also about their works.
Finally you will get up the 482m high volcano rocks of Riegersburg with the modern funicular. The castle museum, witch museum and weapons museum bring the 17th century to life. Enthusiastic about the historical cultural heritage that can be experienced on the Castle road, you leave the region at approx.
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