Mariahof is located some 120 miles (193 kilometers) from Vienna, the capital of Austria, and about 50 miles (80 kilometers) from Graz.
To understand why so may vacationers select Styria as a place to holiday, make sure you and your family schedule in some time to explore the wider area. Two places in the vicinity of Mariahof are Klein Sankt Paul, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the north, and Bad Sankt Leonhard im Lavanttal, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest.
Around 13 miles (21 kilometers) to the east of Mariahof is Judenburg, an important regional center where you'll find Magdalenakirche, St. Lambrecht's Abbey and Hauptplatz. Admont Abbey and Schloss Obermurau are also worth investigating while you are in Judenburg.
Tourists in Styria often head to the area's gardens, open-air museums and open-air exhibits. You'll find a few moments of tranquility in Styria's churches.
If you're not the kind of traveler to go on holiday simply to shuffle between the buffet and the bar, Styria offers a number of outdoor-adventure pursuits like mountain climbing and tobogganing. Get some down time in the region's beautiful waterways by going boating or fishing.
At the end of your holiday in Mariahof, spend the last of your euros on last-minute souvenirs and say Tschüss (farewell).