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The hiking trail from Kammern to Mautern - or vice versa - offers beautiful views into the Liesing Valley, a ruin steeped in history and a grotto with a devotional niche.
With the hiking or theme trail "Rittersteig" you can connect the villages of Kammern and Mautern in a wonderful way. The entire hiking trail is well marked (yellow-white) except for a few places, has its own signage system (Rittersteig) and is also equipped with several information boards around the ruin Kammerstein. The beautifully laid out trail leads mostly through the forest, whereby you repeatedly pass places with steep rocky outcrops that open up a fantastic view of the Liesing Valley. If you only want to walk a short loop, the Kammerstein ruins and the nearby grotto are already nice destinations, especially for children. Kammerstein Castle was built in the 2nd half of the 13th century and was probably already dilapidated at the beginning of the 16th century. Several information boards inform in detail about the history and the legend "Vom Fenstersturz auf Kammerstein". Due to the railroad stations of both villages, the trail can be combined very well with a train journey.



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The tour in numbers

Level of difficulty
8,7 km
3:30 h
540 hm
500 hm
1210 m
Highest point

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More information

from Graz: A9 exit Traboch further via B113 to Kammern im Liesingtal

from Liezen: A9 exit Mautern via B113 to Kammern im Liesingtal

You can find more information on how to get here.

We start in Kammern (1), 664 m, orient ourselves at the Rüsthaus Kammern, which we pass and follow the road slightly uphill. At the end of the asphalt road we reach a parking lot. From now on we continue on a forest road, where the yellow and white markings make orientation very easy. From the ruin Kammerstein (2), 996 m, we are on a climb and soon reach the grotto with a devotional niche. The next 1.5 kilometers are continuously uphill; in between also a bit steeper. Also steep are the rocky outcrops with a great view, which can be reached with a short detour from the path. After a leisurely descent, we cross a fence crossing (3), 1143 m, and continue downhill until we reach a construction container. Here we point left downhill, follow the path until we reach the road with the wooden hut "Zum Zimmerer". A few meters later a path leads downhill to the right to a road, which we follow to the right for about 100 meters, in order to continue - slightly uphill - on the right again. The well-marked trail leads to a forest road, which leads to the meadows and shortly after to the center of Mautern (4), 693m.
From both villages you can make attractive mountain hikes; see the hiking tips of Kammern and Mautern
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ÖBB train station Kammern im Liesingtal and at the market place Kammern.

Parking is available at the train station in Mautern.

Tourismusverband ERZBERG LEOBEN

Hauptplatz 3

8700 Leoben

Phone: +43 3842 481 4 810


Refreshment stops in Kammern

Gasthof Judmayer, Tel.: +43 3844 8272, 8773 Kammern im Liesingtal, Hauptstraße 54

Restaurant Purgar, Tel.: +43 3844 87042, 8773 Kammern im Liesingtal, Hauptstraße 52

Refreshment stops in Mautern

Gasthof Lieber, Tel.: +43 3845 2232, 8774 Mautern, Josefiplatz 6,

Maier Family Inn, Tel.: +43 3845 2217, 8774 Mautern, Hauptstraße 2,

Pizzeria Mautern, Tel.: +43 3845 21513, 8774 Mautern, Hauptplatz 4

Freytag & Berndt WK 062 Gesäuse - Ennstaler Alpen - Schoberpass; Wander-Rad-Freizeitkarte


What the weather will be like

Mautern in Steiermark (710m)

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Fairly sunny with scattered clouds. Showers will be possible towards evening.
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A sunny morning, soon followed by showers and finally also thunderstorms.
15°C 25°C
13°C 27°C
14°C 23°C

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