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Ternitz Travel Guide, Austria

Ternitz, Travel Guide – Location

Ternitz is a small industrial city located in southern Austria at the meeting point of Sierning and Schwarza River. Ternitz travel guide provides a short description of the city and its main landmarks.

Ternitz, Travel Guide – Topography and Climate

Located in a flat valley, Ternitz offers a varied landscape with high plains which meet the steep slopes of the mountains somewhere at the horizon. Ternitz has a harmonious blend of industrial cityscapes and plenty of green forested areas, perfects spots for spending a relaxing time with family or friends.

Climate in Ternitz is temperate continental with significant differences in temperature and precipitations between seasons. Thus summers are usually hot with cooler nights while winters are cold with lots of precipitations, especially snow. August is the hottest month of the year in Ternitz while January and February bring the lowest temperatures and lots of snow.

The local hydrograph network is made up of Schwarza River and a few smaller tributary streams. The river and its banks bring an additional charm to these places and create a great place for relaxation especially in summer.

Ternitz, Travel Guide – Flora and Fauna

Local flora and fauna is strongly determined by topography and human activities and is best represented in parks, along main roads and other green spots as well as in the uptown districts of Ternitz. Cultivated species used in agriculture are usually present at the outskirts of the city and are represented by cereals like wheat, rye, barley and more, while decorative plants and trees such as oaks, elms, maples and firs can be admired along the undulating alleys of the central parks.

Numerous mammals have their homes near the city like the mouflon, deer, beavers, minks, moose and so on, as well as birds and aquatic animals sheltered by the waters of the Schwarza River.

Ternitz, Travel Guide – Population

The picturesque city of Ternitz houses a number of approximately 15.000 people, most of them working for the famous local industrial plants. Being mentioned for the first time in the second half of the fourteen century, Ternitz has gained its title of industrial center due to the presence of a company producing stainless steel elements and later of other one hundred smaller companies.

Ternitz, Travel Guide – Culture and Arts

Cultural life in Ternitz is extremely vivid with a central headquarter near Ternitz Culture Club, an educational centre housed by an architecture monument building. This place is internationally recognized and is ideal for courses and speeches, as well as for organizing artistic exhibits for local artists. Other similar locations where different artistic and cultural events take place are the Ternitz Central Library, City Gallery, Flatz Culture House and so on.

Ternitz, Travel Guide – Transport

The vicinity with the Austrian capital city places Ternitz in one of the areas with the most modern transportation network represented by several speedways, railroads and airports. Tourists traveling by air need to stop in Vienna where the nearest airport is located and then take the shuttle bus or a taxi to reach Ternitz. Renting a car is also a great idea, people getting the chance to meet more the gorgeous landscape with countless tourist attractions in which Ternizt is set. In case you have time a visit to Graz is also recommended.

Ternitz, Travel Guide – Festivals

Ternitz organizes an average of twenty cultural events per year among which some extend for several days. These events are created throughout the year for different cultural sectors, like folk music, recitals, chamber music concerts, theatrical shows, cabaret and so on. The most representative festival for Ternitz is Stadfest which happens in autumn and gathers on the streets of the city numerous locals and tourists. The main attractions of the festival are the outdoor free festivals, traditional food and beverages and of course the unique atmosphere created by the event.

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