A gem where culture and nature shake hands - that's how you could describe Mürzzuschlag. There are romantic hidden places, as a stage place of the hiking route "Vom Gletscher zum Wein" and the BergZeitReise unique summer and winter hiking routes, numerous sports possibilities and a rich cultural offer in the middle of the two largest cities in Austria, at the gateway to the Eastern Alps. Where else can you take a journey into the past of winter sports, experience the history of the world-famous Semmering Railway up close in a short time, or look over Johannes Brahms' shoulder as he composes his Mürzzuschlager Symphony? These unforgettable experiences are offered by the exhibition worlds: “Brahms museum”, “kunsthaus muerz”, “SÜDBAHN museum”, “WinterSportMuseum”.
The city itself is rich in historical buildings: from the Ratsburg, the Lutheran Heilandskirche to the modern Kunsthaus. Runners and cyclists will find opportunities - whether the beginner's route into the Mürzer Au or challenging trails up the Scheibe. The Au is under landscape protection and has a forest nature trail and a fit mile. The local mountains invite you to hikes of any length and difficulty.