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Mariazell eye views: Archduke Johann Monument

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Walk to the monument of Archduke Johann in Mariazell
The Archduke Johann Monument is located on the Vogelbühel - here you will find a beautiful resting place with a magnificent panoramic view of the Mariazell Basilica and the surrounding mountains.

The Archduke Johann Monument 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 take a deep breath and let your gaze wander into the distance at the vantage points of Mariazell.

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The tour in numbers

easy
Level of difficulty
2,9 km
Route
0:45 h
Time
23 hm
Uphill
23 hm
Downhill
882 m
Highest point
863 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 in Mariazell we walk along Wr. Neustädterstraße out of town in the direction of Kreuzberg. After the parking lot P5 we turn right and follow the Erzherzog Johann Weg, then we continue left along the Riedheimerweg to the Bundesstraße.

We cross the Bundesstraße and follow an asphalt serpentine path up to the monument.

Evening walk to the Archduke Johann monument and enjoy the sunset :-)
Further information can be found on the homepage of ÖBB www.oebb.at, the homepage of the train Mariazellerbahn www.mariazellerbahn.at and on the homepage of www.busbahnbim.at  (Tel.: 050 6 7 8 9 10).
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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Mariazell (860m)

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01.03.2024
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