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Eisenerz : Michelin's recommendations

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Iron ore has been mined at Eisenerz since AD 712, thus creating an impressive stepped pyramid, the Erzberg: a man-made open-cast mine overlooking the town with its pink and ochre-tone mass. The disused facilities are open to the public. The pleasant old town still retains many old houses dating from the 16C to the 18C, but only a few Radmeisterhöfe, former ironmaster residences, are still standing.

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  • Erzberg Recommended Recommended

    A - 8790 Eisenerz

    For two centuries, the "iron mountain" was defined by its open-cast mine, cut in layers ranging from 12m to 24m in height. Its summit has resultantly shrunk from 1 532m to 1 465m. Mining ceased in 1986, and the former workings are open to v..

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  • Lake Leopoldstein Recommended Recommended

    A - 8790 Eisenerz

    At the foot of the rockfaces of the Seemauer (part of the Hochschwab massif), this little lake with strikingly green water is sited in one of Styria's most beautiful locations.

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  • Polster Recommended Recommended

    A - 8790 Eisenerz

    Topped by a cross, the summit (1 910m) offers a view over the Erzberg, its reddish-brown mass rising from green pastureland and forestry. To the north there are rocky ridges (Griesmauer), an offshoot of the Hochschwab, above fresh little alpine valle..

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  • JUFA Eisenerz

    Ramsau 1 A - 8790 Eisenerz

    Set amidst the unspoilt mountain pastures of the Ramsau near Eisenerz in Upper Styria, this guesthouse offers impressive views of the Erzberg (Ore Mountain). The JUFA Gästehaus Eisenerz offers spacious rooms, 4 seminar rooms, a playground, a footbal..

  • Eisenerzer Hof

    Hieflauer Straße 17 A - 8790 Eisenerz

    Located in the centre of Eisenerz, this 3-star hotel is only 1 km from the Erzberg Mountain. It offers free private parking and features a sauna and a solarium. The Eisenerzer Hof’s simply furnished rooms all have a bathroom and a TV. The restaurant..

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