Situated at an altitude of 800m at the foot of the 1626m high Gemeindealpe mountain as part of the nature park Ötscher-Tormäuer, Mitterbach is an ideal holiday destination for your whole family at each time of the year.
The Erlauf lake surrounded by beautiful mountains and well known for its excellent water quality, invites you to go fishing, swimming, diving, surfing and renting a boat. Sport and fitness facilities at the nearby leisure centre, bathing fun at the Alpenbad heated by solar energy as well as possibilities to go riding complete the municipality's offer.
A sound environment, air rich in oxygen and a nice climate, combined with a unique flora form part ...
... of the strenghts of Mitterbach. Many sign-posted hiking paths invite you to relaxing excursions into the closer surroundings or to more demanding one or two day excursion tours.
A romantic theme path along the Erlauf reservoir lake between Mitterbach and the Erlaufklause informs you about the local fauna & flora. An "Eldorado" for fishers are the Erlauf river and the Erlauf reservoir lake.
Do also visit the 4 other communities of the Mariazeller country,
St. Sebastian, Halltal, Gusswerk, and Mariazell