Vienna, which is the national capital, is located 110 miles (177 kilometers) north of Spiefeld, while Graz is 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the north.
Don't limit yourself to Spiefeld, because the wider region has plenty of natural and man-made attractions waiting to be explored. Zettling and Kapfenstein are two more places worth checking out while you're in Styria.
Approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the north of Spiefeld is Graz, a regional center where you'll find University of Graz, Schloss Riegersburg and Kunstlerhaus. Stadtmuseum, Landesmuseum Joanneum and Piber Gestut are also well-worth a visit while you are here.
This region has an interesting spiritual history; so be sure to check out the area's many churches. Styria is known for its fine castles; these are often windows into the region's colorful past.
Styria is a great place to join up with a fascinating winery tours, guided nature walks and cycling tours available here. Unwind like the locals in the Styria region. Try shore fishing and cycling while you are here.
A great way to reveal the true soul of a place is by exploring the restaurants in the area. Try some food and strike up a conversation with people who live in the area. Don't end your stay in Spiefeld without tasting pot roast and also Styrian schnitzel. The restaurants in this region almost always offer Murauer, so order one if you enjoy a beer.
At the end of your holiday in Spiefeld, put the lens cap back on your camera, spend your last of your euros, and bid a fond Tschüss (farewell) to this unique holiday spot.