Arrive on the gravel-topped forecourt beneath open skies. Stow away your luggage, pluck a fig, sit down on the sunny stairs. Far below, villages, patches of forest and meadows scattered amid the hills. Take a deep breath. Walk along the warm walls and, eyes closed, smell the flowers; for a moment, forget everything else.
in the 10th or 11th cent.
Owners and Hosts
The Winkler-Hermaden Family
Arrive and stay. Schlosshotel Kapfenstein offers 15 stylish rooms, traditional regional cooking and wines from their own wine estate. The unique views of the Steirisches Weinland wine-growing region and the casual atmosphere add the finishing touches.