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Follow the creation of our Lebkuchen from beginning to end – no advance booking required. At our erLebzelterei, you can take your time as you stroll through the visitors’ glass-panelled walkway and watch in awe at the dexterity of our skilled confectioners as they work.
Our 3,500-square-metre erLebzelterei visitor experience is located just 150 metres from Mariazell Basilica. Take in the amazing combination of contemporary design and traditional handcraftsmanship as you make your way down the extraordinary glass-panelled walkway and marvel at the age-old art of Lebkuchen baking – from mixing and rolling out the dough to filling, topping and decorating the Lebkuchen. An unforgettable experience for the whole family!
Watch our staff lovingly hand craft over 60 different varieties of Lebkuchen right before your eyes – from beating the eggs to safely packing the delicious finished products. A fascinating look behind the scenes, offering unique insights into the inspirational world of Lebkuchen making at Pirker.
The glass-panelled walkway of our erLebzelterei takes transparency in food production to the next level, while meeting stringent quality and hygiene criteria. We are one of only 400 International Food Standard certified companies in Austria.
Try your luck in our competition comprising a guess-the-Lebkuchen-spices game, bee board and lots of fascinating information about the history of Lebkuchen.
€7.90 per person incl. Lebkuchen tastings
€6.90 per person incl. Lebkuchen tastings
Open to visitors from May to December: Monday to Friday from 10am-3pm (last admission 3pm, closed on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays)