Long-distance hike to Mariazell, © weinfranz.at

MTB multi-day tour from Vienna to Mariazell

Pilgrimage on two wheels!

As low as € 156,- pP in doubleroom Request offer Offer availability

From the metropolis to the pilgrimage site—a stage tour with lots of natural and cultural highlights and plenty of places to stop for refreshments.

Cycle across Lower Austria and discover its destinations—the Vienna Woods and the Mostviertel region—on your mountain bike! Pure variety awaits you on your active holiday trip in the most beautiful natural surroundings—and the necessary energy for steep climbs and long distances is provided by numerous refreshment stops along the way where you can explore the region from its culinary side.
You can look forward to three stages of active recreation— metropolis, forests, bodies of water, mountains, sheep's milk cheese, natural swimming lakes and much more included. The choice is yours!
The "Himmelstreppe" trains of the Mariazell Railway offer you a comfortable ride back.

Included services

  • 2 overnight stays including breakfast in MTB-friendly establishments in Brand-Laaben and in St. Aegyd am Neuwalde
  • MTB overview map Mostviertel
  • Return transport to St. Pölten from the final destination Mariazell with the Mariazell Railway (onward journey to Vienna or other destinations with the ÖBB (Austrian Federal Railways) is not included)
  • Luggage transport upon request

Price information

Price per person:

  • in a double room from € 149.-
  • in a single room from € 159.-


  • 1st stage: Vienna West - Brand-Laaben (inn "Landgasthof zur Linde"), 42 km
  • 2nd stage: Brand-Laaben - St. Aegyd am Neuwalde (inn "Gasthof Zum Niederhaus"), 59 km
  • 3rd stage: St. Aegyd am Neuwalde - Mariazell, 38 km 

Starting out in the west of the Austrian capital Vienna, the route follows different (sections of) MTB trails in the Vienna Woods to Brand-Laaben, a small, tranquil village in the Elsbeere-Wienerwald region.
From there, the route leads out of the Vienna Woods via the Gölsen and Traisental Cycle Paths into the alpine Mostviertel region on to the second stop in St. Aegyd am Neuwalde. Continuing through the area around Mt. Göller close to Mt. Annaberg, the last section with the Hubertussee and Erlaufsee lakes offers perfect opportunities to cool off and enjoy nature. Only a few kilometres further, the finish at the famous pilgrimage basilica of Mariazell provides the perfect backdrop and cultural conclusion to your pilgrimage on two wheels.

Key data: Vienna – Mariazell, 140 km, 2,400 metres altitude

The Route is NOT signposted as such!!
Please download gpx data on your watch and/or print out the route description and take it with you.

You can find more information on the tour here!


Insiders' tip: Have you already heard of our app "Niederösterreich Guide" (Guide to Lower Austria, available in German only) It helps you prepare your tour and provides routing options and tour planners which make it the perfect travel companion.

Prices are without taxation. Read more: www.niederoesterreich.at/taxen

Offer availability

  • Bookable from 05/01/2024 to 10/31/2024


Mostviertel Tourismus GmbH
Neubruck 2/10, 3270 Scheibbs, phone: +43/7482/20 444
email: info@mostviertel.at, web: www.mostviertel.at
Registration number 2010/0013, GISA number 14124099

Please note that we generally require a preparation time of approx. 5 working days for the organisation of trips (enquiry - quotation - booking processing).
For last-minute enquiries, we will be happy to assist you with travel tips; we ask for your understanding that we cannot carry out the booking process for you in that case.
We are available for enquiries from Monday to Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The General Terms and Conditions of Mostviertel Tourismus GmbH apply—you can find them at www.mostviertel.at/reise-und-stornobedingungen.

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