Cyril and Methodius Route – Cultural Route of the Council of Europe

AUSTRIA

Drasenhofen - Unterthörl

Cyril and Methodius Route in Austria

Across Austria, trails of the Cyril and Methodius Route follows various pilgrimage trails consecrated to important saints including Jakobus, Martinus, Hemma, Benedikt, as well as the Marian Via Sacra, one of the most famous pilgrimage routes to Mariazell, the famous shrine after which the municipality of the same name in Styria is named.

The route leads through the typical Austrian countryside, through mountains and lowlands, around the famous lakes.

What's ahead of us?

Our tip:

Take plenty of food and drink with you, as there are sections of the trail with no food available for purchase during the hike. 

Which way are we hiking?

Recommended distribution of one-day stages including accommodation at the end destinations.

Mikulov (CZ) - Tarvisio (ITA)

STAGE 1:
Mikulov - Poysdorf

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STAGE 2:
Poysdorf - Mistelbach

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STAGE 3:
Mistelbach - Ernstbrunn

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STAGE 4:
Ernstbrunn - Stockerau

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STAGE 5:
Stockerau - Viena

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STAGE 6:
Viena- Perchtoldsdorf

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STAGE 7:
Perchtoldsdorf - Mayerling

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STAGE 8:
Mayerling - Kaumberg

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STAGE 9:
Kaumberg - Lilienfeld

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STAGE 10:
Lilienfeld - Annaberg

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STAGE 11:
Annaberg - Mariazell

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STAGE 12:
Mariazell - Seewiesen

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STAGE 13:
Seewiesen - Tragos Oberort

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STAGE 14:
Tragos Oberort - Trofaiach

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STAGE 15:
Trofaiach - Mautern

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STAGE 16:
Mautern - Seckau

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STAGE 17:
Seckau - Gaal

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STAGE 18:
Gaal - Oberzeiring

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STAGE 19:
Oberzeiring - Teufenbach

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STAGE 20:
Taufenbach - Sankt Lambrecht

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STAGE 21:
Sankt Lanbrecht - Metnitz

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STAGE 22:
Metnitz - Gurk

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STAGE 23:
Gurk - St. Georgen am Längsee

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STAGE 24:
Sankt Georgen am Langsee - Klagenfurt

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STAGE 25:
Klagenfurt - Maria Worth

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STAGE 26:
Maria Worth - Maria Gail

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STAGE 27:
Maria Gail - Tarvisio

Why walk the trails of the Cyril and Methodius Route?

The long-distance trails of the Cyril and Methodius Route invite you to pilgrimage sites and archaeological sites that have contributed significantly to the development of Slavic culture. They are signposted in both directions and encourage wandering without borders, not only state borders.

What can be obtained?

Perhaps everyone likes to bring back something from hiking, be it various tourist and souvenir items. If you will be hiking the Cyril and Methodius Route, we have prepared the following printed materials to motivate you to hike the trail: