Worth seeing

Worth seeing

copyright Stadtgemeinde Leoben, picture: Freisinger

Worth seeing in and surround Leoben

Embark on an exciting explorer tour.

Impressive buildings and remarkable history

You will be astonished – the many hidden treasures of the region in and surround Leoben will impress you. Of course, taste is different. But no worries, our sights will meet your expectation. Impressive buildings from the millennium-old history can be found as well as testimonies of the remarkable Montan history, which stands with the Erzberg as the cradle of the Austrian industry. There are also scenic highlights that range extends from idyllic to spectacular.

Embark on an exciting explorer tour through Styria, the tourism team of Leoben will gladly give you a hand selecting.

Drei Personen im Innenbereich des MuseumscentersMuseumsCenter, © Stadtgemeinde Leoben, picture: Freisinger

MuseumsCenter Leoben

The MuseumsCenter Leoben in the middle of town offers a complex world of experience for all who are interested in history, culture and art.

Ausstellungsstück des Metallurgie Museums© Metallurgy Museum Donawitz

Metallurgy Museum Donawitz

Styria has a long history of steel producing and processing. The core of this tradition is the steel company site Donawitz with its museum.

Mehrere Personen im alten Gewand wandern durch die WiesenMuseum in the old Town Hall, © Erlebnisregion Erzberg, picture: Krapf

The museum in the old Town Hall

Numerous exhibits from the field mineralogy, montan, social and culture history gives a deep insight of the relationship between the Styrian Erzberg, the city and the cultural heritage from Eisenerz.

Ansicht auf die kleine Wallfarhrtskirche am HügelPilgrimage Church Maria Freienstein, © TV HerzBergLand, picture: Freisinger

Pilgrimage Church Maria Freienstein in Trofaiach

The pilgrimage church Maria Freienstein is located high on top of a rock and is brought special interest because of its unusual location.

Ansicht auf die WehrkirchenanlageKirchenburg, © Erlebnisregion Erzberg, picture: Loibnegger

Kirchenburg St. Oswald in Eisenerz

This church was build in the 15th century and is one of the biggest fortified church facilities obtained in Austria.

Mädchen beim Eis essen, im Hintergrund der SchwammerturmSchwammerlturm, © Stadtgemeinde Leoben, picture: Freisinger

Schwammerlturm in Leoben

The Schwammerlturm is an approx. 30 meter high medieval tower in the city of Leoben. The oldest nomination from Leoben as a town was found in a document in 1280.

Blick auf die AussichtswarteRuin Massenburg, © Stadtgemeinde Leoben, picture: Freisinger

Ruin Massenburg in Leoben

The Massenburg goes back in its first plant to the 9th or 10th century. Only for the 12th century was the name Massenburg occupied.

Außenansicht auf Schloss StibichhofenStibichhofen castle, © TV HerzBergLand, picture: Freisinger

Stibichhofen Castle with town museum

The museum Stibichhofen is situated in the middle of Trofaiach town in Styria. It is originally a late gothic building from the 15th century. On the ground floor of the castle the town museum is located.

Junges Mädchen bei einem Ausstellungsstück - sie dreht an einem RadMuseums courtyard Kammern, © TV Palten Liesing Erlebnistäler, picture: Wassler

Museums courtyard Kammern

The museums courtyard Kammern represents the life in coalmining and agriculture. It shows more than 200 years of history.

Außenansicht vom Schloss FriedhofenFriedhofen Castle, © TV HerzBergLand, picture: Freisinger

Culture offer in St. Peter-Freienstein

The Friedhofen Castle housesa collection of around 100 historical tools from the Saline mining.

Außenansicht eines Bauernhofes mitten im Grün© Museum on the Farm

Culture in St. Michael in Obersteiermark

How did farmers live 300 years ago? The Farm museum lets you take a look at historical implements and tools.

Sicht auf den GlockenturmSchichtturm, © Erlebnisregion Erzberg, picture: Pezmann

Schichtturm in Eisenerz

The shift tower in Eisenerz is right across the Oswaldi Church. From the Old Town you can reach the tower through serpentines.

ErzbergbahnErzbergbahn, © Bahnerlebnis, picture: bahnerlebnis.at

Erzbergbahn - vom Erzberg nach Vordernberg

Disvover the steepest standard gauge railway in the European Union - with the most highest railway station in Styria.

Postkutsche im Innenraum des MuseumsCarriage, © Post Museum Eisenerz

The first Post Museum in Austria

Now the Austrian Post and Telegraph Museum, the rooms of the Kammerhof were originally in the possession of Emperor Franz Joseph I. It was a Hunting Castle before it was made into a museum about telegraph- and telecommunication.

Eingang des KupferstollensCooper mine, © Erlebnisregion Erzberg, picture: Gottsbacher

Copper Mine – Paradeisstollen in Radmer

In a small guided tour, visitors get to know up close and personal about the exhausting work and the living conditions of the old copper miners.

Außenansicht vom Hochofenmuseum Radwerk IVRadwerk IV, © Erlebnisregion Erzberg, picture: Freisinger

Radwerk IV – The Sight of the Eisenstraße

The Radwerk IV is the biggest iron historical Sight of the Eisenstraße und worldwide the only remaining charcoal blast furnace.

Wallfahrtskirche mit zwei Zwiebeltürmen von oben fotografiertPilgrimage Church St. Antonius, © Erlebnisregion Erzberg, picture: Gottsbacher

Pilgrimage Church to St. Antonius in Radmer

This church was build between 1600 and 1602. The ceiling of the church is decorated with stucco and frescoes from an unknown artist.


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      Hauptplatz 3
      8700 Leoben
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