Culture and old town
Holiday feeling in the old town of Bad Radkersburg
Bad Radkersburg is Austria's oldest and most Mediterranean spa town with a special climate advantage. In the historic Old Town you can enjoy the special flair of southern joie de vivre, culture and discover the traces of 800 years of Old Town history on romantic spots. But the region also invites to popular cycling tours and recreational and health holidays in the Parktherme Bad Radkersburg - what wonderful views for a special holiday in the sunny south of Styria - in the old town of Bad Radkersburg.
The old town Bad Radkersburg - a city to live & love
The beautiful old town, which lies directly on the border with the Republic of Slovenia, is waiting to be discovered with its small alleys, romantic backyards and historic facades. A lively city life and a unique flair offer the best conditions for a relaxing holiday in the middle of the historic old town and with a lot of culture.
Special city tours take you through the 800-year-old Old Town - from Renaissance to Art Nouveau, all architectural styles can be found here. At an altitude of 208 metres on the Mur, the old town covers an area of 2.17 km² and has around 1,450 inhabitants.
The unique atmosphere in the old town is particularly noteworthy. A lively city life in front of historic facades, palm trees, southern bustle, narrow romantic alleyways, arcaded courtyards, nice cafés - all this can be found at the southernmost tip of Styria's thermal and volcanic region. And also the main square, the former market square, where the town hall tower dominates as a landmark of the city, invites you to linger.
Don't be surprised if you stroll through the old town and see palm trees here and there in front of a guest garden. You have not lost your way. In the old town one is simply a beautiful and above all sunny piece closer to the south. This is due to the special Mediterranean climate, which makes Bad Radkersburg one of the sunniest regions in Austria with 1,930 hours of sunshine per year.
The old town of Bad Radkersburg is multi-cultural and 800 years young! Its special charm lies in the unique juxtaposition of history, culture and modernity, which merges to form an ensemble of unique charm.
A colourful cultural treat in the south of Styria
Especially in summer, the culture in the historic city in the south of Styria can be experienced. A mild summer night awaits you with a beautiful starry sky. The cultural old town becomes the stage for celebrations and special big band sounds. In summer it is Friday evening "Stroll and RAdieren". The culture can be experienced in a very special way - be it during a leisurely stroll through the shops, the occasional summer cocktail or listening to the various music groups that provide entertainment at every corner.
But in Bad Radkersburg you will also find year-round cultural events in a class of their own. The Zehnerhaus Congress Centre offers concerts and cultural events all year round. The historic building reflects the culture of the old town and state-of-the-art facilities offer the best conditions for professional conferences and enjoyable celebrations.
And in the former Zeughaus - a museum of a special kind - you can immerse yourself in the culture of Bad Radkersburg. The history and culture of Bad Radkersburg is particularly noticeable during the tour through the historic walls. You will learn all about the development of the city and its inhabitants or discover one of the largest guild chest collections in Europe - a cultural experience not to be missed.