127
trips planned by users
©

Heiligenkreuz trip planner

Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free

Itinerary planner

+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner Europe  /  Austria  /  Lower Austria  /  Heiligenkreuz

Heiligenkreuz

4.6
Churches
Heiligenkreuz is a municipality in the district of Baden, in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. It is known for the Cistercian monastery of Heiligenkreuz Abbey, the associated papal college Benedict XVI and the Catholic Leopoldinum seminary.GeographyThe municipality is located within the Vienna Woods (Wienerwald) mountain range in the southwest of the Austrian capital Vienna. It is part of the Lower Austrian Industrieviertel region. Heiligenkreuz is a stop on the old Via Sacra from Vienna to Mariazell in Styria. The local economy largely depends on tourism and forestry.The municipal area comprises the cadastral communities of Heiligenkreuz and Siegenfeld. In the southeast it borders on the district capital Baden.HistoryThe village of Siegenfeld in the March of Austria possibly arose around 1040. In 1133 the Babenberg margrave Leopold III established the Heiligenkreuz monastery in the sparsely settled area. Another nearby village, mentioned as Muchersdorf in a 1136 deed, later became abandoned.
With our world travel planner, Austria vacations can be built around trips to Heiligenkreuz and other destinations in Austria.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Heiligenkreuz

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Heiligenkreuz

Stift Heiligenkreuz ©
Church
Stift Heiligenkreuz
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Heiligenkreuz

Jagdschloss Karmel Mayerling
Specialty Museum
Jagdschloss Karmel Mayerling Mayerling
3.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Myrafaelle ©
Historic Walking Area
Myrafaelle Muggendorf
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
Naturpark Sparbach ©
Wildlife Area
Naturpark Sparbach Hinterbruhl
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
Steinwandklamm ©
Wildlife Area
Steinwandklamm Muggendorf
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min

Places to visit with Heiligenkreuz

Baden Trip planner BEST FOR: Park, Spa, Casino Klosterneuburg Trip planner BEST FOR: Religious Site, Specialty Museum, Theme Park Semmering Trip planner BEST FOR: Ski Area, Historic Site Krems an der Donau Trip planner BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, Landmark, Winery / Vineyard Gmuend Trip planner BEST FOR: Spa, Wildlife Area, Landmark