© Donauschlinge Schlögen © Oberösterreich Tourismus / Steininger
Donauschlinge Schlögen © Oberösterreich Tourismus / Steininger


Waldkirchen am Wesen, Oberösterreich, Österreich

The beautiful holiday resort, located right amidst the wooded Danube valley in immediate vicinity to the famous Donauschlinge area, offers a variety of recreational facilities. Rest and relaxation are guaranteed in the heart of gently rolling hills, shady forests, lush green meadows and colorful grain fields. Activities include boat trips on the Danube river, fishing, hiking, cycling along the Danube Cycling Trail, and a lot more.

Special Highlights ...

Ice and asphalt curling, 40 km of hiking trails, cross country skiing tracks, fishing and hunting grounds, water skiing, tennis courts, cycling trails, Kleines Kößlbachtal nature preserve, campsites, bridge over the Danube river, boat landing stage, Wesen ruins, arcades of the beer brewery, parish churches of Waldkirchen and Wesenufer, Vierviertelblick and Pasching hill vantage points, sports centers, beach, children´s playground.

  • 1.237Inhabitants

  • 21,4 km²Area

  • 280 - 613 m ASLElevation

  • 48.44, 13.82GPS coordinates

from Passau along the river Danube on the B130

from Linz via Eferding, from Schärding via Münzkirchen and Engelhartszell

from Salzburg: on the motorway via Sattledt, Wels and Eferding

by train: express train stations Passau (34km), Linz (56km)

by bus: connections to Schärding am Inn, 40 km, also connections to Linz and Passau


Travelling by public transport
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Gemeindeamt Waldkirchen am Wesen
Waldkirchen 61
4085 Waldkirchen am Wesen

Phone +43 7718 7255

Service & information

Tourismusverband Donau Oberösterreich
Lindengasse 9
4040 Linz

Phone +43 732 7277 - 888

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