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Trail of human rights

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Tour-Details

Starting place: 4310 Mauthausen
Destination: 4222 St. Georgen an der Gusen

duration: 2h 54m
length: 10,9 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 157m
Altitude difference (downhill): 152m

Lowest point: 244m
Highest point: 336m
difficulty: easy
condition: easy
panoramic view: Dreamtour

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Path / trail, Gravel, Street, Hiking trail, Waterway


Short description:
On the way to Mauthausen railway station all the way to the “Rock Crystal” concentration camp memorial in in St. Georgen an der Gusen, visitors can retrace the Nazi history of the region with the help of apps and audio reports. The human rights are displayed on stelae and express what we want to say today.



Technique: *



Quality of experience: ******



Recommended season:

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



Properties:

  • Multi-stage route
  • Scenic
  • Cultural/historical value

Description:
Stage 1 leads from Mauthausen railway station to Mauthausen concentration camp memorial at the way of the prisoners, Stage 2 of Mauthausen concentration camp memorial (stairs of death) to Gusen Memorial and Stage 3 is made up of the audio trail from Gusen memorial to the “Rock Crystal” concentration camp memorial. 24 stations tell the history of Nazism in the region. The human rights can be seen on stelae.

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

Starting point: Mauthausen railway station
Destination: House of Remembrance, " Bergkristall" Concentration Camp Memorial St. Georgen/Gusen

further information:
  • Multi-day tour

Accessibility / arrival

Getting there
Mauthausen railway station

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.


 


 


Mauthausen railway station – ca. 1 km east of the starting point



Parking
Mauthausen railway station
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.

Trail of human rights
Mauthausen Tourismus & Dorf- u. Stadtentwicklung
Marktstraße 2
4310 Mauthausen

Phone +43 7238 2243
E-Mailinfo@mauthausen.info
Webwww.mauthausentourismus.com
https://www.mauthausentourismus.com

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Tour-Details

Starting place: 4310 Mauthausen
Destination: 4222 St. Georgen an der Gusen

duration: 2h 54m
length: 10,9 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 157m
Altitude difference (downhill): 152m

Lowest point: 244m
Highest point: 336m
difficulty: easy
condition: easy
panoramic view: Dreamtour

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Path / trail, Gravel, Street, Hiking trail, Waterway