Things to see and do - Eisenerz
Unmissable tourist sites
Eisenerz Travel guide
Eisenerz : Michelin's recommendations
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.
Tourist attractions Eisenerz : Things to see and do
Kammerhof - Bergmannplatz 1 A - 8790 Eisenerz
The Town Museum presents the art and culture of the mining world, as well as ore mining techniques.
Lindmuselstr. 2 A - 8790 Eisenerz
The largest fortified church in Styria, built from 1470 to 1518, is a major work of the Admont masons' guild. It was fortified by order of the Emperor in 1532, due to a direct threat of Turkish invasion, acquiring the encircling wall, towers and mass..
Schichtturmweg A - 8790 Eisenerz
Local ironmasters built this Renaissance tower in 1581 on the southern slopes of the valley. It remains one the symbols of the town's mining history. Its bell, cast from the metal of Turkish cannons, summoned the miners to their shifts and was also u..
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..