Upper Austria

The spire of this Gothic church is one of Steyr’s most visible landmarks. The church shares features with Stephansdom in Vienna and the same architect, Hans Puchsbaum.

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1. Bummerlhaus

0.14 MILES

This Gothic gabled house and former pub takes its name from the figurine of a golden lion, which punters, presumably after one too many, nicknamed Bummerl…

2. Franz Schubert’s House

0.21 MILES

Look out for this fine house on the square, where Schubert was inspired to compose the Trout Quintet.

3. Schlosspark

0.27 MILES

Footpaths through this quiet park lead to baroque Schloss Lamberg, sitting pretty between the confluence of the Enns and Steyr Rivers. A steep passageway…

4. Museum Arbeitswelt

0.38 MILES

Housed in a converted factory by the river, this excellent museum delves into Steyr’s industrial past with exhibits on working-class history, forced…

5. Michaelerkirche

0.46 MILES

Just north of the Steyr River, this twin-towered baroque church is embellished with a fresco of St Michael and the fallen angels.

6. Kurpark

9.58 MILES

Opposite the Mediterrana Therme, this 34-hectare park features exotic and native woodlands, aromatic gardens, blooming flower beds and regularly changing…

7. Augustiner Chorherrenstift

11.86 MILES

Rising like a vision above St Florian, this abbey dates at least to 819 and has been occupied by the Canons Regular, living under Augustinian rule, since…

8. OÖ Feuerwehrmuseum

11.87 MILES

Opposite the abbey, this is a child's dream of a museum and an ode to St Florian, patron saint of firefighters. The collection comprises historic fire…