A small rural village located in a interesting area. Nearby are mountain peaks at around of 2000m. At an hour drive south of Vienna this is region is often visited for day trips and weekend trips.


Gloggnitz Castle – Gloggnitz Castle is a former medieval Catholic monastery and a later secularised complex of buildings, including the old Catholic parish church of Gloggnitz. It is also the home of the nationally renowned exhibition, Lower Austrian Landesausstellung 1992.

Christkonig Church – This is the new Catholic parish church, designed by the world-famous Austrian architect Prof. Clemens Holzmeister. The church was completed in 1962.

St. Othmar’s Chapel – This is one of Gloggnitz’s oldest buildings [the estimated date of construction lies between 1001 and 1102 A.D. (dependent upon different historical appraisals)]. It is situated in the town centre.

Also quite phenomenal is the rail-track Semmering-Bahn. This is officially UNESCO world-heritage. It is a rail track consisting of a series of bridges and tunnels linking Vienna with Trieste (Italy). It is a real landmark in engineering.

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