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Herberstein Zoo - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Buchberg 50, 8223 Buchberg bei Herberstein, Austria


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About Herberstein Zoo

A majestic zoo at Schloss Herberstein in Styria, Austria. It has so many animals and birds and also Due to the steep slopes around the castle Herberstein, count Johann Maximilian I zu Herberstein chose to give up the idea of keeping cattle around the castle, and he chose to bring fallow deer from Italy, to browse the environment around the castle and this became the origin of the present zoo.

Attractions Near Herberstein Zoo

Stubenbergsee1.64km from Herberstein Zoo

The Stubenbergsee is an artificial bathing lake below the Styrian village of Stubenberg, municipality of Stubenberg am See . It lies at the foot of the Kulm. The approximately 40 hectare lake was created between 1968 and 1971. Various leisure facilities such as restaurants, changing facilities, boat and bicycle rentals, beach volleyball courts, surfing school, children's playgrounds, etc. and sunbathing areas are mainly located on the east and north banks.

Pöllauer Tal
Pöllauer Tal10.19km from Herberstein Zoo

The Pöllauer Tal is a valley of the Joglland in Styria . It has been a nature park since 1983 as well as one of the small regions of Styria. There are special places in the nature park that are called nature park jewels. These are natural beauties, natural monuments or places of power that have often developed through the centuries-long interaction of nature and man, such as gorges, caves, ponds, moors, waterfalls and original springs. These locations are easily accessible and freely accessible.

Riegersburg Castle
Riegersburg Castle25.4km from Herberstein Zoo

A beautiful medieval castle situated on a dormant volcano above the town of Riegersburg in the Austrian state of Styria. The castle is owned by the Princely Family of Liechtenstein and contains a museum with changing exhibitions. The impressive basalt crag on which the castle was built was populated already 6000 years ago. With its extensive fortifications, this largest Baroque castle in Styria, was rightly known as the strongest fortress in the Occident.

Schöckl26.47km from Herberstein Zoo

Schöckl is a mountain in the Austrian state of Styria. The local mountain of the residents of Graz attracts visitors with alpine fun for young and old. There is a cableway to the summit from the nearby health resort of St Radegund. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area and a nice pinci location too.

Mariatrost Basilica
Mariatrost Basilica27.3km from Herberstein Zoo

The Baroque Mariatrost Basilica is one of the most famous pilgrimage sites of Styria in Austria. The pilgrimage church stands prominently on top of the Purberg hill in the northeast of Graz. The pilgrimage church stands prominently on top of the Purberg hill in the northeast of Graz. It can be reached using the 200 or more steps of the Angelus stair. The basilica is classified as a Baroque building.

Schlossberg31.3km from Herberstein Zoo

The Schloßberg is a tree-clad hill, and the site of a fortress, in the centre of the city of Graz, Austria. The hill is now a public park and enjoys extensive views of the city. It is the site of several entertainment venues, cafés and restaurants, and is managed by Holding Graz, the city owned utility company. The remains of the castle were turned into a public park by Ludwig von Welden in 1839. The park contains the Uhrturm, the Glockenturm, a cistern and two bastions from the old castle.

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A beautiful state in Austria. It is called as The green heart of Austria is known for its variety of different types of landscapes. Styria has 788 mountains higher than 2000 metres. There is an inexhaustible spectrum of outdoor activities to choose from. No matter if it’s summer or winter, most people will find their favourite past time. The state largely forested state has 7 natural parks and one national park.