Blick vom Buschniggweg auf Mariazell | © Hochsteiermark Blick vom Buschniggweg auf Mariazell | © Hochsteiermark

Mariazeller Eye Views: Buschniggweg

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Nice walk starting from the main square Mariazell via Schießstattgasse to Buschniggweg with great views.
From the Buschniggweg you have a beautiful view of the basilica and the surrounding mountains.

The Buschniggweg is one of the top 10 Mariazeller AUGENblicken: Treat yourself to your personal time out and enjoy the unique panorama at the vantage points of the Mariazeller AUGENblicke. There is time to catch your breath and let your gaze wander into the distance on the panoramic spots of Mariazell.

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The tour in numbers

easy
Level of difficulty
1,0 km
Route
0:20 h
Duration
53 hm
Ascent
53 hm
Descent
917 m
Highest point
866 m
Lowest point

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Coming from Graz:

A9 Phyrnautobahn north, then S35 Brucker Schnellstraße and S6 Semmering Schnellstraße to Kapfenberg exit, then on the B20 (Mariazeller Bundesstraße) 49 km north (signpost).

Variant: S6 Semmeringschnellstraße to exit St. Marein and then over the Pogusch to Turnau and from Au on the B20 to Mariazell.

Coming from Salzburg:

Westautobahn A1 to exit Ybbs, then B25 to Scheibbs, from there two options: Either B28 via Wastl am Wald to B20, then via Annaberg and Josefsbergor B25 further to Grubberg and then B71 via the newly expanded Zellerrain.

Coming from Vienna: Take the A1 Westautobahn to the St. Pölten Süd exit, then the B20 (Mariazeller Bundesstraße) 76 km south, either via Annaberg and Josefsberg or in Freiland turn left from the B20 onto the B21 and continue via Hohenberg and St. Aegyd through the Halltal valley to Mariazell (sufficiently signposted).

Alternative: Südautobahn A2 and S6 Semmering Schnellstraße to Mürzzuschlag, then via Neuberg and Mürzsteg on the B21 to Mariazell. 

 

Detailed information on how to get there can be found here:

From the main square we walk along Schießstattgasse to Buschniggweg - here you have a beautiful view of the basilica and the surrounding mountains.

The Buschniggweg is also the starting point for a hike to the Mariazell Bürgeralpe (AUGENblick) or a walk along the Rosenkranzweg.

A walk to the Buschniggweg is recommended both in summer and winter.

Follow the path further along the rosary stations to St. Sebastian's Church in St. Sebastian.

Walking time: approx. 50 minutes

ÖBB www.oebb.at    , Verbundlinie Steiermark www.busbahnbim.at   , Mariazellerbahn www.mariazellerbahn.at 

 

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You can find all info about parking here
Tourism Association Hochsteiermark - Office Mariazeller Land

Main square 13, 8630 Mariazell

T: +43 (0) 3882 2366

tourismus@hochsteiermark.at

www.hochsteiermark.at

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What the weather will be like

Mariazell (860m)

Morning
15°C
95%
10 km/h
Noon
19°C
60%
10 km/h
Night
18°C
25%
5 km/h
Rain and rain showers will end around noon. Dry with a chance of sunny spells afterwards.
Morning
15°C
0%
5 km/h
Noon
26°C
5%
5 km/h
Night
22°C
10%
10 km/h
Dry and bright with plenty of sunshine, clouds will be rare.
27.06.2022
14°C 30°C
28.06.2022
16°C 28°C
29.06.2022
15°C 27°C

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