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  • Kalvarienberg
    Kalvarienberg
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Nice walk from the main square Mariazell via Heiligen Brunn Gasse to Kalvarienberg.
Open
easy
Distance 1 km
0:20 h
67 m
67 m
932 m
866 m
The Kalvarienberg 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 catch your breath and let your gaze wander into the distance on the panoramic spots of Mariazell.

In the summer months we can linger on one of the benches at Calvary and enjoy the view.

Author’s recommendation

TIP: Visit the Holy Brunn Chapel.

The chapel is open from 01 May to 31 October.

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Author
Brigitte Digruber
Update: June 15, 2022
Difficulty
easy
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Landscape
Highest point
932 m
Lowest point
866 m
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Track types

Asphalt 66.77%Road 29.49%Unknown 3.71%
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0.7 km
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0.3 km
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0 km
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Safety information

No special safety instructions.

Tips and hints

Tourism Association Hochsteiermark - Office Mariazeller Land

Main square 13, 8630 Mariazell

T: +43 3882 2366

tourismus@hochsteiermark.at

 

www.hochsteiermark.at

 

 

Start

main square Mariazell (867 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.773297, 15.318193
DMS
47°46'23.9"N 15°19'05.5"E
UTM
33T 523839 5291152
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Destination

Kalvarienberg

Turn-by-turn directions

From the main square of Mariazell we walk along the Heiligen-Brunn-Gasse to the beginning of the Way of the Cross.

Continue along the 14 Stations of the Cross to Calvary. The fourteen Stations of the Cross on Calvary date from 1955, the ceramic reliefs were created by Anna Heck.

The cross of Calvary bears a body of cast iron, created in the former iron foundry in the neighboring Gußwerk.

 

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

ÖBB www.oebb.at    , Verbundlinie Steiermark www.busbahnbim.at   , Mariazellerbahn www.mariazellerbahn.at  

With the BusBahnBim app of Verbundlinie, timetable information has never been easier: all connections by bus, train and streetcar in Austria can be queried by entering locations and/or addresses, stops or important points.

The app is available as a free app for smartphones (Android, iOS) - on Google Play and in the App Store.

Getting there

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:

Parking

You can find all info about parking here

Coordinates

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47.773297, 15.318193
DMS
47°46'23.9"N 15°19'05.5"E
UTM
33T 523839 5291152
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

The folder "Top 10 Mariazeller AUGENblicke" as well as a hiking map are available free of charge at the office of the tourist office Hochsteiermark - Mariazeller Land!

Book recommendations for this region:

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Equipment

Proper backpacking makes many things easier: pack heavy things first.

The water bottle should always be within easy reach in a side pocket. All things that are often needed, such as sunglasses, camera or hiking map, belong on top. An emergency kit including blister plaster belongs in every backpack and a clothing according to the "onion system" is always recommended!


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Status
Open
Difficulty
easy
Distance
1 km
Duration
0:20 h
Ascent
67 m
Descent
67 m
Highest point
932 m
Lowest point
866 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Accessibility Linear route Dog-friendly Suitable for strollers

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