Steiermark: Bella Austria is a dream campsite!
If you want to make your next camping holiday in a place full of culture and great scenery then Styria is just right for you. The second largest state by area in Austria offers you interesting cities also plenty of opportunities to go hiking and walking. Book today and enjoy beautiful nature!
Bella Austria is located in Steiermark in the Murau area of the Katschtal Valley, an idyllic postcard setting. Enjoy a quiet emplacement in a central location that enables you to take day trips to the beautiful cities of Vienna, and the historical city of Maribor, just over the Slovenian border. The region's most important city Murau, with its impressive medieval castle, is approximately 20 kilometres from here.
The capital city of Austria is Vienna
The official language is German, English is also spoken.
Austria's time zone is: +01:00
The official currency is the Euro.
You must be in possession of a valid passport.
In Austria you can use your mobile phones, however this might come with a high cost so we advise you to check this before departure with your network provider. Please note: this also applies for your data roaming.
The number for all emergencies in Austria is 112.
Travelling by car
The national speed limit on the motorways is set at 130 km per hour (80mph). On some motorways the national speed limit varies between 22.00-05.00 o’clock to 110 km/hour (70mph).
In Austria it is the law to have the following items in your the car:
- Warning triangle
- European driver’s Kit
- High visibility vest. The driver must wear this in the event of an accident or breakdown.
- Please note: if driving through Belgium a fire extinguisher must be in the car and a vignette needs to be purchased if travelling down from Germany.
In Austria the opening hours for most stores are Monday to Friday from 09.00-18.00 o’clock and Thursdays tend to have a late night shopping night until 19.30. On Saturdays some stores are opened till 13.00 o’clock and others are open till 17.00 o’clock.
Austrian national holidays take place on:
• 7th June Corpus
• 15th August Assumption Day
• 26th October National Day
• 1st November All Saints' Day
• 8th December Immaculate Conception
15 sights and attractions Steiermark
Visit the old train station Murtalbahn
Take a look at the St. Lambrecht
Visit the Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Wattens Tyrol (3h, 57min)
Take a look at the Castle Ambras
Take a trip to the Wildlife Reserve Wildbichl
Walk through the hidden gem of Tyrol, called Zammer Lochputz
Find long rallies in the Tyrolean Folk Art Museum
Visit the old town of Innsbruck in Innsbruck (3h, 28min)
Take a look at the Town Tower and climb to the top for a great view
Visit the beautiful Triumphal Arch
Enjoy the atmosphere and the good food in the Ottoburg
Visit the monument St. Anna's Column
Take a look at the Cathedral of St. James (Dom zu St. Jakob)
Relax in the park "Parque Hofgartne"
Discover the nice shops in Innsbruck