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.
Castle romance, castle garden and vineyards
Enthroned upon an extinct volcanic cone
Fine regional dishes and wines from our own winery
in the 10th or 11th cent.
Owners and Hosts
The Winkler-Hermaden Family
Arrive and stay. Schlosshotel Kapfenstein offers 16 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.