What to do in Tieschen?
Tieschen and the surrounding volcanic countryside offer a great variety of hiking tours and events for nature lovers: hiking trails along vineyards or Königsberg Mountain tours. Enjoy the beauty of pristine pastures and forests. Visit the basalt crevasse, a natural monument in Tieschen, and follow the nature trail to get lots of useful and interesting information on past volcanic activities. The 16-km-long TAU trail leads to an impressive viewing platform, a popular destination for the whole family. Use the “Flaschengucker” (telescope) to enjoy the wonderful panoramic view of Tieschen, Slovenia and Croatia accompanied with the soft tunes of a wind harp.
Tieschen does not only attract hikers, the oldest spa town with its Mediterranean atmosphere boasts romantic alleys, many little coffee shops and inns, which invite to stay and taste some of the local culinary offers, such as hearty snacks (called “Jausen”) and the typical regional Gewurztraminer.
Nearby Park Spa Bad Radkersburg is a wonderful oasis especially in wintertime, the ideal place to recharge your batteries and to relax. Enjoy spa pools, various types of saunas and massages to pamper body and soul.
Plan a visit to Graz, the Styrian capital: the second largest city of Austria charms young and old throughout the year. Do not miss the UNESCO world heritage sites, its historic old town and Eggenberg Castle.