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It is not only the great view that attracts visitors to the top of this green paradise.

Woman looks down on Graz from the summit of Plabutsch
© Holding Graz/Kleewein, Steurer

Enjoy Graz from above!

Hiking, cycling and eating good, traditional food: You can do all that on the Plabutsch – and even more. There is enough space as the Plabutsch is all of 10 kilometres long.

At its highest point, the “Fürstenstand”, the Plabutsch is 754 metres high. The “Fürstenstand” attracts visitors not only with a mountain wine tavern; the historic lookout post that gives it its name is also located there. After a visit by Emperor Franz I. and his wife Karoline, it was constructed in 1830. Slightly below it, a game reserve attracts visitors and delights not only the young ones among them.

Numerous hiking trails attract visitors up to and around the Plabutsch – and the trip to the “Fürstenstand” is also worthwhile for cyclists, albeit exhausting!


View of the game reserve on the summit of Plabutsch
© achtzigzehn/Hinterleitner
Woman going down steps of the princely stand at Plabutsch
© Holding Graz/Kleewein, Steurer
Three mountain bikers ride on the path at Plabutsch
© achtzigzehn/Hinterleitner
Signpost for hikers on Plabutsch, in the background two women resting on a bench
© achtzigzehn/Hinterleitner
Fürstenstand on the Plabutsch
© Holding Graz/Friesinger