Thermal and volcanic country Styria

The region around Villa Thermale has so much to offer. Be it culinary, sports or adventure – here you have all the possibilities for exciting, active and enjoyable excursions. Numerous thermal baths, outdoor pools and bathing lakes can be reached in a very short time and also the legendary Riegersburg with the surrounding manufactories is only 15 minutes away by car. Beautiful hiking and biking trails are open all around. Here are our tips…


The "Experience Trail of the Senses" leads directly past the Villa Thermale. On 12 kilometers you can enjoy a fabulous view of the volcanic country “Vulkanland” and learn interesting things about the nature, people and history of the region. Eleven stations offer relaxation and sometimes also drinks and refreshments (duration: approx. 4 hours).


With its gentle hills and the high density of excursion destinations, the region invites you to enjoy cycling. We are happy to offer bicycles for hire, you can borrow e-bikes directly in the village from Radsport Samer. You can also use our lockable garage to park your bikes. We recommend the thermal cycle path R12 very close by.

Restaurants & wine taverns

From a hearty snack at a typical “Buschenschank” to traditional Styrian village restaurants to award-winning restaurants - the region has an extraordinary variety and quality to offer in terms of cuisine. Look forward to delicacies, ambience - and so much enjoyment:


In addition to numerous thermal baths - the Loipersdorf thermal bath resort is practically right around the corner from us - the region also offers many beautiful outdoor pools and small bathing lakes:

Culinary & Manufactories

The Thermen- & Vulkanland is known for its many larger and smaller producers: from wine, schnapps and beer to ham, cheese and pumpkin seed oil to chocolate, countless delicacies grow, thrive, mature and are created here. Just try it! A small selection:

Way of life Marco

The artist studio Tanja and Fritz Marko combines art, nature and craftsmanship. The doors of her studio in Unterlamm are always open. Here you will find many creative and beautiful pictures and objects - have fun browsing!


Quiet. Idyll. And so much fishing fun. For all nature-loving anglers, we recommend the natural ponds in Unterlamm and the ponds in Stein.

The Riegersburg

The Riegersburg towers proud and mighty on the 482 meter high volcanic rock, from which you can see the south-east Styrian hills. In addition to the three museums in the castle, there are also experiences such as the bird of prey show, the castle blacksmith and a via ferrata.