- Suitable for families
- culturally interesting
Engelhartszeller Danube-World with the stations: water experience Mini-Danube, Garden of the Senses, Max-Aquarium "Giant of the Danube", Danube-square, Danube-play, exhibition Danube stories with Infopoint Natura 2000, Danube power plant with Jochenstein energy experience and House by the Stream.
Quality of experience: *****
- Refreshment stops available
- Family friendly
- Cultural/historical value
- Geological highlights
- Faunistic highlights
- Insider tip
The tour begins at "Water-Experience Mini Danube". Head along Stiftstraße Road to the Danube, left along the Danube-Trail, past "Danube-Square" and at the high-water tree to the ferry building. From here, a Danube path leads to Fallauerbach stream, past the outdoor pool, to the Roman milestone and Jochenstein Danube powerplant. (Tip: exhibition "Energy Experience Jochenstein" and "House by the Stream"). Then it`s uphill on the Austrian side, past Restaurant Bernhard`s and into the forest. After some 500 m continue left on the forest trail. Down Fallaustraße Road to the left, turn right into Siedlungsstraße Road, continue to "Schütz-Museum Engelhartszell". Then through the market road by the Imperial toll house to the exhibition "Danube stories" with Infopoint Natura 2000 and adventure playground "Danube-play".
Along Nibelungenstraße Road, past the “blacksmiths museum” to Stiftsstraße, to Engelszell Abbey and to the “Water-Experience Mini-Danube” with the garden of the senses and Max-Aquarium "Giant of the Danube".
Oppsosite the ferry building on the northern Danube side is the south-western most point to which Soviet troops ever advanced. Here the "Donaunixe ISA" ferry takes cyclists and hikers across the river.
Der Weg ist bis zum Kraftwerk kinderwagentauglich, der Rückweg nicht mehr.
Hiking backpack (incl. rain cover), sturdy shoes
- Board possible
on B 130 Nibelungenstraße coming from Linz and Passau, from Schärding on the B 136 Sauwaldstraße
Location and getting there
How to arrive in the Danube Upper Austrian region?
The fast way to your destination – by train, bus, car, boat or plane.
Parking possibility available
- Early winter
- Deep winter
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