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Engelhartszeller Danube-World-Hike

  • Suitable for families
  • culturally interesting
  • Flatly

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Starting place: 4090 Engelhartszell
Destination: 4090 Engelhartszell

duration: 1h 45m
length: 6,6 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 91m
Altitude difference (downhill): 91m

Lowest point: 283m
Highest point: 369m
difficulty: easy
condition: easy
panoramic view: Dreamtour


Short description:
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.



Technique: **



Quality of experience: *****



Recommended season:

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December



Properties:

  • Loop
  • Scenic
  • Refreshment stops available
  • Family friendly
  • Cultural/historical value
  • Geological highlights
  • Faunistic highlights
  • Insider tip

Description:

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".



Tip:
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.

Safety guidelines:
Der Weg ist bis zum Kraftwerk kinderwagentauglich, der Rückweg nicht mehr.

Equipment:
Hiking backpack (incl. rain cover), sturdy shoes

Additional information:

www.donau-welt.at
www.stift-engelszell.at
www.schuetz-museum.at
www.camping-engelhartszell.at

Starting point: Water-Experience Mini-Danube
Destination: Water-Experience Mini-Danube

further information:
  • Flatly
  • Board possible

Accessibility / arrival

Getting there
on B 130 Nibelungenstraße coming from Linz and Passau, from Schärding on the B 136 Sauwaldstraße

Public Transit

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.


 


 


Postbus: www.ooevv.at
boat (summer months): www.donauschifffahrt.eu



Parking
Parking possibility available
Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
Most economical season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Early winter
  • Deep winter

Please get in touch for more information.

Engelhartszeller Danube-World-Hike
Verein Kultur & Tourismus an der Donau in Engelhartszell
Marktplatz 61
4090 Engelhartszell

Phone +43 7717 8055 - 16
E-Mailtourismus@engelhartszell.ooe.gv.at
Webwww.donauregion.at/engelhartszell
https://www.donauregion.at/engelhartszell

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Tour-Details

Starting place: 4090 Engelhartszell
Destination: 4090 Engelhartszell

duration: 1h 45m
length: 6,6 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 91m
Altitude difference (downhill): 91m

Lowest point: 283m
Highest point: 369m
difficulty: easy
condition: easy
panoramic view: Dreamtour