Coach and group tour to Mariazell
The Mariazell region is known as a place of spirituality and impresses with its diverse landscape. With its famous basilica, Mariazell has been a magnet for visitors and pilgrims from all over the world for hundreds of years.
In addition to the famous basilica, Lake Erlaufsee, the Ötscher-Tormäuer Nature Park and the Bürgeralpe invite you to discover nature in the Mariazell region.
Mariazell Basilica - the most important place of pilgrimage in Austria
The 90-meter-high tower, flanked by two slightly lower towers, is the eyecatcher of the pilgrimage site. It also houses the largest bell in Styria, weighing about 5,702 kg.
Mariazell is said to have been the destination of pilgrims since the early 12th century. Larger numbers of pilgrims were first mentioned in documents around 1330. Today, around one million pilgrims visit the place of pilgrimage every year.
Gingerbread and liqueurs - sweet temptations in Mariazell
In addition to Mariazell's undisputed importance as a place of pilgrimage, the region has many other attractions to offer. Take a look over the shoulders of the gingerbread bakers as they create their delicacies at the Pirker gingerbread bakery. Afterwards, visit the Arzberger liqueur manufactory and enjoy a glass of liqueur.
Hotel tip: Bus travel and combination options
The journey to Mariazell via the Pogusch and Seeberg takes about 75 - 90 minutes. Buses can drive to the main square from Wiener Straße or Wiener Neustädterstraße - here your guests can get off the bus and be picked up again later. Access from Grazer Straße is not possible.
Combine the trip to Mariazell with a stop at Pogusch and Bründlweg
The hotel team would be pleased to put together an individual accommodation and excursion package for you.
Explore the majestic Mariazell Basilica, the most important place of pilgrimage in Austria. Enjoy your vacation at Hotel Kongress and experience wonderful Styria from Leoben.