Sankt Margarethen Quarry Guided Tour

St. Margarethen Quarry is one of Europe’s oldest and largest quarries. Its sandy limestone has been quarried here since antiquity and continues to be extracted today. It was used to build and restore St. Stephen’s Cathedral and also for buildings around the Ringstrasse in Vienna. Originally formed by a prehistoric inland sea, in the 20th century an abundance of important fossils were discovered in this ancient stone (some a staggering 25 million years old). In 2001 St. Margarethen Quarry and the region of Fertő-Neusiedlersee were added to the UNESCO List of World Heritage Sites.

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1 hour

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  • What's included :
    • Guided Tour
    • Entry/Admission - Romersteinbruch
    What's excluded :
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Stop At: Romersteinbruch, St. Margarethen 7062 Austria

    Today, the quarry in St Margarethen is one of the most beautiful and imposing open-air arenas in Europe.

    Embedded in the landscape of the Neusiedler Lake, this region is an UNESCO World Heritage Cultural Landscape. It represents “outstanding value to humanity”, with St. Margarethen providing a fascinating insight into our geological past.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Steinbruchstraße, 7062 St. Margarethen im Burgenland, Austria
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
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    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
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Organised by Esterhazy

Activity ID: V-16048P16

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