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Salzatal Tour

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Over the Köckensattel to Gasthof Franzbauer and then via the main road back again.

From Mariazell to the Salzatal the tour runs for the most part on gravel roads.

Via the Köckensattel to the Franzbauer Inn and then back via the main road. From Mariazell to the Salzatal, the tour runs for the most part on gravel roads.

Characteristics

Technique
Level of fitness
Result
Scenery

Best season

January
February
March
April
November
December

The tour in numbers

medium
Level of difficulty
18,3 km
Route
1:30 h
Duration
394 hm
Ascent
519 hm
Descent
1181 m
Highest point
724 m
Lowest point

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More information

Coming from Graz:

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

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

Coming from Salzburg: Take the A1 Westautobahn to the Ybbs exit, then the B25 to Scheibbs, from there two options:Either the B28 via Wastl am Wald to the B20, then via Annaberg and Josefsbergor the B25 on to Grubberg and then the 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 Josefsbergor 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).

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

The Salzatal-Runde starts in Mariazell, from there we descend to Teichmühle. After a short stretch of road we turn left onto the forest road up to the Köckensattel, where the Tribein-Runde and the Salzatal-Runde separate.

At the finish you can stop at the Gasthof Franzbauer and enjoy a nice meal and then head home towards Mariazell (either the same way back or via the federal roads B24 and B20). 

Refreshment stops:

Numerous restaurants in Mariazell

Gasthof Franzbauer in the Salzatal

Restaurants in Gußwerk

Stop at Gasthof Franzbauer in the Salzatal - Tel.: +43 (0) 3885 209
at the public parking lots in Mariazell
Mariazell County Tourist Office

Main Square 13, 8630 Mariazell

T: +43 (0) 3882 2366

 

www.hochsteiermark.at

tourismus@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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