From Mariazell to the Salzatal the tour runs for the most part on gravel roads.
Safety informationA few more requests - the nature and wildlife will thank you and the bike experience will be an even more beautiful:
- Please stay on the designated paths!
- Please do not leave any litter!
- Hikers and pedestrians have priority!
- Please ride responsibly and in half-sightedness!
- Please ride only a technically perfect bike!
Tips and hintsMariazell County Tourist Office
Main Square 13, 8630 Mariazell
T: +43 (0) 3882 2366
Getting thereComing from Graz:
A9 Phyrnautobahn northbound, then S35 Brucker Schnellstraße and S6 Semmering Schnellstraße to Kapfenberg exit, then on B20 (Mariazeller Bundesstraße) 49 km northbound (signpost).
Alternative: S6 Semmeringschnellstraße to exit St. Marein and then over the Pogusch to Turnau and from Au on the B20 to Mariazell.
Coming from Salzburg: Take the A1 Westautobahn to the Ybbs exit, then the B25 to Scheibbs, from there two options:Either the B28 via Wastl am Wald to the B20, then via Annaberg and Josefsbergor the B25 on to Grubberg and then the 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.
Parkingat the public parking lots in Mariazell
Author’s map recommendations
Equipmenta few tips for safe mountain biking:
- Check your bike's air pressure, spoke tension and brake pads after every tour.
- The helmet is part of every mountain bike tour.
- Consider in advance what equipment you need: warm clothing, rain and wind protection, repair kit and first aid kit belong in the backpack, as well as a charged cell phone.
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