The region Mariazeller Land

From the basilica to the "Mariazeller Bürgeralpe"

Mariazell is, with its basilica, the most famous sanctuary of the virgin Mary of Central Europe and the spiritual center of the catholic nations in the Danube area. Enbedded between two mountain passes, Annaberg and Seeberg, the region Mariazeller Land spreads its beauty and charme.

In summer the region offers cozy hiking trails, as well as many sports and leisure facilities: The Mariazeller Bürgeralpe with the amusement park "Holzknechtland", "Biberwasser" and the waterskiing lift "WakeAlps", the Gemeindealpe Mitterbach with the scooter trail and the mountain cart and the jewel of nature lake Erlaufsee, which is great for swimming, diving, boats, climbing in the high ropes course or simply for relaxing.

In winter you have the choice between the two skiing areas of the region: Skiing, snow boarding, tobogganing or ski touring. Modern skiing lifts bring you to the well prepared skiing slopes. Artificial snow plants guarantee snow from December to March. At the "Mariazeller Bürgeralpe" there are 8 slopes with a length of 11 kilometers for all types of skiers. Further: Funslope with video recording, toboggan track and illuminated ski touring paths.
The "Gemeindealpe Mitterbach" offers highalpine skiing experience, as well as a snowpark.

Further attractions: climbing park "Spielmäuer" in Wegscheid, journey with the museums railway from Mariazell to the lake Erlaufsee, "Mariazelller Bergwelle" in summer at the Mariazeller Bürgeralpe, advent in Mariazell at the four advent weekends with the biggest christmas wreath and many attractions more.

Tourism office Mariazeller Land