Day 1: Individual arrival in Passau.
Overnight stay in Passau.
Day 2: Passau - Engelhartszell ~15 km, 5 h, altitude difference 450 m / 630 m
With the ferry you leave Passau towards Kasten/Vichtenstein. From there you hike along the southern bank to Engelhartszell with the option of climbing the Haugstein. Particularly rewarding is a visit to the monastery Engelszell, Austria's only Trappist convent, known for its home-made liqueur production.
Overnight stay in Engelhartszell.
Day 3: Engelhartszell – Obermuehl ~9 km, 3 h, altitude difference 286 m / 286 m
Boat trip from Engelhartszell to Schloegen/Haibach. Before you start your hike to Obermuehl along the northern bank, we recommend exploring the CICONIA trail (10,5 km), featuring information and art sculptures describing the unique landscape. Then with the ferry boat from Schloegen to Au. On the nature trail to Obermuehl.
Overnight stay in Obermuehl.
Day 4: Obermuehl – Untermuehl ~9 km, 3-4 h, altitude difference 454 m / 458 m
You hike from Obermuehl towards Kirchberg. Passing the spectacular look-out tower “Burgstallblick” you reach Kirchberg and make your way through field and meadows to Untermuehl where you reach the Danube again.
Overnight stay in Untermuehl.
Day 5: Untermuehl – Aschach ~18 km, 6-7 h, altitude difference 684 m / 712 m
You hike from Untermuehl via St. Martin im Innkreis to Oberlandshaag where you cross a bridge to Aschach. We recommend taking some time to explore Aschach. Its town houses from the Middle Ages feature gothic, baroque and renaissance era facades and courtyards.
Overnight stay in Aschach.
Day 6: Aschach – Linz ~16 km, 6 h, altitude difference 693 m / 692 m
From Aschach take the bus to Ottensheim (13km, daily, hourly intervals). From Ottensheim you hike along the northern bank to Linz. You enter the city from the north-west climbing the “Poestlingsberg”, a famous landmark of the city.
Your sightseeing tour starts directly at the main square (duration: approx. 25 minutes).
Overnight stay in Linz.
Day 7: Linz – Passau
Boat trip or train ride incl. luggage from Linz to Passau
Individual departure or additional nights.