Historic town tours

Historische Stadtfuehrungen


The voluntary town archivists Erich Schreilechner and Hans Rinofer offer historic town tours upon telephone appointment. They provide a brief description of the town’s historic development with a circuit of the town centre, including visits to and the stories behind historic and contemporary buildings. The guided tour begins on the main square or at another location, if preferred. Duration: approx. 1 1/2 hours.

The guided tour is free and can be tailored to adults, school groups and youth groups.




Discover Knittelfeld’s shops. From trashy fashion to traditional costumes, fine jewellery, cool glasses, souvenirs and handicrafts, the 80 or so shops in Knittelfeld town centre offer visitors a unique shopping experience.

90 minutes’ free parking in the covered car park
The covered car park in the centre of town allows you to walk around without any time pressure, visit shops with friendly, knowledgeable assistants or enjoy one of the lovely cafés. The car park is in the centre of Knittelfeld and offers direct access to the main square.

Marktgasse 5, 8720 Knittelfeld
Opening hours: Monday - Sunday: 24 hours
Parking fees: free for the first 90 minutes, then €0.50 for each half hour or part thereof

aufSCHNEESCHUHwandern (Hiking on Snowshoes)



The biggest snowshoe festival in Austria

For the third time, all friends of snowshoeing will meet on 24.01.2020 until 02.02.2020 to "aufSCHNEESCHUHwandern" in Murtal - the snowshoe festival.
In 10 days, 28 events revolve around fun, healthy and clever when snowshoeing.

3 lecture evenings and 5 workshops bring theory and practice closer.
On 17 guided tours, we hike 7200 snowshoe meters and 120 snowshoe kilometers through the region.

An entertaining opening event, extensive snowshoeing and a fun closing festival at the Red Bull Ring frame the festival program.

Further information about the snowshoe festival (hikes, information events, registrations, ...) is available at www.aufschneeschuhwandern.at and on telephone numbers +43 664 58 41 417 and +43 650 26 111 19.



Info, dates and program [PDF]


Knittelfeld Tourism Association

Hauptplatz 15a | 8720 Knittelfeld

   Tel.: +43 (0) 3512 86464
    Fax: +43 (0) 3512 86464-6


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