Oststeiermark region is a rural area where you find green hills, woods, many orchards with fruits like apples, pears, peaches, apricots, and vineyards, fields with pumpkins. Lots of small historical villages and towns, but most of all enthusiastic Greeters! The Greeters live in several villages in the region so you can have a walk through the romantic park of Pöllau (and see the huge baroque church and castle) or you visit the interesting market town of Vorau and get to know the old monastery and hear about the mysterious subterranean corridors. You can also make a hiking tour around the lake Stubenberg or along the valley of Feistritz river, who knows amazing stories. Our greeters are happy to provide you with personal insider tips where to buy the best local farm products, where to find a nice “Slow Food” restaurant or the best regional wines and award winning schnapps. We are close to Vienna in a charming rural world off the beaten tracks!