Mountain Travel is a market town with 1,595 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2013) in the district of Baden in Lower Austria.


Travel mountain is located in the industrial area in Lower Austria. The area of ​​the municipality covers 17.8 square kilometers. 1.57 percent of the area is forested. There are no other local villages.


In ancient times, the area was part of the province of Pannonia. Am Goldberg already Romans and Celts have settled. A population prior to 800 AD, it can be assumed 1045 travel mountain was first mentioned in a document. In the early 13th century there was a weir with a stone castle chapel. After the destruction of the first Turkish siege in 1529 the place and the church was rebuilt. 1554 was the place market rights, the plague was raging in 1562, 1613 and 1644th 1682 Tatars devastated in the wake of the Turks, the village, the church was damaged. Between 1698 and 1703, the church was largely rebuilt and renewed because of the damage. 1721 and 1738 raided kuruc the place, even the church was again affected. In April 1820 a house list was created, there were at that time 110 houses. After the frequent floods in the previous centuries (eg 1770, 1813 ..) der Leitha dam was built in 1892. In the core Austrian state of Lower Austria lying the place informed the eventful history of Austria.

  • Travel mountain and its surroundings in 1873 (recording sheets of the land survey )

The center of travel mountain ( top center )

Population Development

Source: Population Development of Statistics Austria


  • Mayor of the municipality is Joseph Sam, Deputy Mayor Robert Beierl, head of department is Christa Vidicki.
  • In the market there are a total of 19 council seats following distribution of seats: 14 SPÖ, ÖVP 4, 1 BLR.

Coat of arms

Blazon: In a geschachteten of silver and red shield is a filled with 3 golden ears blue heart sign.


  • List of heritage-listed properties in mountain travel

Economy and infrastructure

Non-agricultural workplaces, there were 42 in 2001, according to the 1999 survey, there were 42 agricultural and forestry holdings. Employed at the residence were 2001 703 people according to the census. The employment rate in 2001 was 50.92 percent. In 2003, on average there were 19 unemployed at the site.