Visit the Mariatrost Basilica, one of the most famous pilgrimage sites and a real work of art. Take a little hike to the top of the hill and explore this magnificent place on a Private Tour with comfortable transport and an Expert Guide.

  • Visit the Mariatrost Basilica on a Private Tour with 5-Stars Qualified Guide
  • Explore the second most important Marian shrine and one of the most famous pilgrimage sites of Styria
  • Climb the Purberg hill to admire the beauty of this unique church closely
  • Learn important history and absorbing facts and stories about the basilica from an Expert-Guide
  • Enjoy comfortable car transfer with pick-up and drop-off service at your accommodation

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Activity details

  • 2,5 hours
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  • Live GuideEnglish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish
  • Car Transport
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Majestic and breathtaking Mariatrost Basilica stands solidly on a 469 meter hill. If you are looking for an aesthetic experience, visit this one of a kind church. Enjoy the comfort of car transfer and be picked-up comfortably from your accommodation. Travel with a knowledgeable 5-Stars Guide to explore the best gems and secrets of the basilica.

During the 2,5-hours tour you will discover this charming site. Impressive with its appearance and unique ambience, it is a famous pilgrimage destination. The solemnity of the Mariatrost Basilica is emphasized by 216 stairs that must be overcome to be able to enjoy the beauty and magical atmosphere. Follow your Expert-Guide to learn everything about its history and fascinating architecture. It is classified as a Baroque building and its front tower and a dome, as characteristic elements of the building, welcome visitors from afar. Construction of the church began in 1714 and has come a long way before it was nominated as a basilica minor in 1999. As an important sacred place, it also delights with its sublime and spiritual aura. Discover the secrets of this enthralling church and all the hidden treasures.

Take a moment to look at the beautiful frescos and the impressive pulpit. Admire the famous statue of the Madonna, proudly presenting itself at the main altar. This unique trip will be an unforgettable experience! Enjoy the comfortable transport and the company of a professional 5-Stars Guide, who will make sure you get a decent dose of knowledge and fascinating facts.

  • Private Tour of the Mariatrost Basilica
  • All way service of 5-Stars Guide with Official Austrian License speaking fluently in a chosen language
  • Private transport with pick-up and drop-off service in Graz
  • Professional English-German speaking driver
  • Sightseeing of the church with fascinating facts and history

The tour selected is a VIP tour. You will be picked up by us from the hotel.
You will provide the hotel address in payment process.
Important information

What you should know

  • Please check your email the day before the tour to receive important information.
  • A visit to the basilica is preceded by climbing many stairs so we advice bringing comfortable shoes.
  • Please be aware that Sunday church services are held at 8:00AM and 10:30AM, and during winter service is held on Saturday at 5:00PM as well. If you choose a tour that covers these hours, sightseeing inside the basilica might be not possible.