Leoben is located on the river Mur in the central Styrian region of Austria. Sometimes known as the gateway to the Styrian Iron Road, the town has had much involvement in the mining industry and located in Leoben today is the Montanuniversitat which is a specialist mining university; furthermore Leoben hosts a miner’s parade and the Gosser Kirtag street fair which draw thousands of visitors.
Lets explore the best things to do in Leoben:
1. Goesser Braumuseum
The Goesser beer in Leoben is world renowned and part of the Heineken Company and one of Austria’s favourite beers.
The Braumuseum provides you with a wonderful insight into the world of beer brewing and the craft that goes into its production.
You will find a host of interesting facts and over a thousand years of brewing history condensed into a spectacular tour, and of course be treated to a few well deserved samples at the end.
If you are a beer lover, or just appreciate the history of how something is made and has evolved over time, the Goesser museum is a must see place in Leoben.