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A beautiful high mountain pass in the Austrian Alps in the Bundesland of Styria. A steep road connects Köflach with the upper Mur River valley, running next to the Stubalpe. This road dates from Roman times. It is a popular destination for both summer and winter sports.

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Lavanttal Alps

Lavanttal Alps

5.05km from Gaberl Pass

The Lavanttal Alps are part of the Central Eastern Alps in Austria and Slovenia, between the river Mur in the north and the Drava in the south. The mountains are named after the central valley of Lavanttal and the Lavant River which runs in their midst. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area which offers trekking and also beautiful views.

Piber Federal Stud

Piber Federal Stud

15.34km from Gaberl Pass

The Piber Federal Stud is a stud farm dedicated to the breeding of Lipizzan horses, located at the village of Piber, near the town of Köflach in western Styria. It is the primarybreeding farm that produces the stallions used by the Spanish Riding School, where the best stallions of each generation bred at Piber are brought for training and later public performance.

Red Bull Ring

Red Bull Ring

16.81km from Gaberl Pass

This is probably the most beautiful race track in the world. Embedded in the green Aichfeld and surrounded by the Murtal mountains, the circuit not only offers particularly exciting racing fun but is also a particularly attractive and interesting destination for excursions.

Zirbitzkogel

Zirbitzkogel

24.88km from Gaberl Pass

The Zirbitzkogel is the highest point in the Seetal Alps . It lies south of the upper Mur valley in Styria near the border with Carinthia . The Lavant , a left tributary of the Drau , has its source on its southern slope. The area is known to butterfly enthusiasts for some very rare species. In the summit area, an extensive crooked sedge grassland interspersed with almost flat plateaus predominates . The summit area was known among ornithologists as the breeding habitat of the morellel plover.

Klippitztörl Pass

Klippitztörl Pass

24.92km from Gaberl Pass

Klippitztörl is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.642m above the sea level, located in the Bundesland of Carinthia, in Austria. The pass road is 28 km and goes south at Bad St. Leonhard from Federal Highway B78 over the pass to Lölling-Graben, where it joins Federal Highway B92 south of Hüttenberg. There is a ski resort at the Hohenwart, with a number of lifts. Along the road, there are many hotels and rental chalets.

Koralpe

Koralpe

25.26km from Gaberl Pass

Koralpe is a mountain range in southern Austria which separates eastern Carinthia from southern Styria. Its highest elevation is the Große Speikkogel, a popular hiking destination and also a node for military radar airspace surveillance. In the south, in the Slovenian territory, it is contiguous with the Kozjak mountain range. The Koralpe consists mostly of metamorphic rock, of which some parts are of considerable interest to geologists and to collectors of semi-precious stones.

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Styria

Styria

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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.

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