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Sebastiani - Way of the Rosary stations

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Beautiful winter hiking trail along the Rosary Trail to the Chapel of St. Sebastian.
The path leads directly from Mariazell via Schießstattgasse and Buschniggweg along the rosary stations to Sebastianikapelle. From there either return on the same path or continue along the B20 to Mitterbach and return with the Mariazellerbahn.

Characteristics

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Result
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The tour in numbers

medium
Level of difficulty
4,8 km
Route
1:25 h
Duration
105 hm
Ascent
132 hm
Descent
937 m
Highest point
845 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 Semmering expressway to St. Marein exit 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 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.

We start in Mariazell at the info office and walk along Schießstattgasse and Buschniggweg towards St. Sebastian. Before the forest promenade, turn right onto Rosenkranzweg and cross first the family descent and then the north-west descent (attention). Past the Holzknechthütte into the forest and then keep right. Through the Habertheuerweiter along the rosary stations to the chapel (closed in winter). 

Way back: either the same route back or a short stretch along the B20 to Mitterbach and with the Mariazellerbahn back to Mariazell (about 1.7 km to the train station). Or back by bus 197 - click here for the timetable

The Sebastiani Rosary Way is also recommended in summer ("Holy and Healing Ways to Mariazell")
Tourist office Hochsteiermark Office Mariazeller Land

Main square 13, 8630 Mariazell

T: +43 (0) 3882 2366

Mail: tourismus@mariazell-info.at

www.mariazell-info.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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