Top things to do

Top Choice Church in Mariazell


Originally Romanesque, Mariazell's basilica underwent a Gothic conversion in the 14th century, followed by a massive baroque facelift in the 17th century. The result is a strange clash of styles, with the original G…
Brewery in Mariazell

Brauhaus Mariazell

This lovely, rustic microbrewery has some of the best Styrian cuisine in these parts and brews its own light and dark beer. There’s a garden out back and upstairs accommodation (rooms from €70 per person).
Treasury in Mariazell


In the upper galleries of the Basilika, the Schatzkammer contains votive offerings spanning six centuries, mainly naive-style paintings.
Museum in Mariazell

Erlebniswelt Holzknechtland

A small museum on Bürgeralpe devoted to wood and all its wonderful uses.
Seafood in Mariazell


This gourmet shop serves sit-down meals and snacks but also has lots of tasty fish dishes and delicacies for a picnic, including mouthwatering Krainer sausage made from game.