- Suitable for families
- culturally interesting
Quality of experience: *****
- Refreshment stops available
- Family friendly
- Cultural/historical value
- Faunistic highlights
After Station Street you`ll come upon Vormarktstrasse Road, on which you continue in a westward direction passing another couple of small, abandoned quarries. Behind the small Heinrichskirchlein church, which was a monestary around 1000 BC and is now where the locals come to visit their dead lying in state, you`ll pass the Schiffmeisterhaus building to get to Untermarkt and Hendlkai with its baroque houses. At Pragstein Water Castle, which was built on a rock in the Danube in 1493, you`ll get to the shipping pier at the promenade.
This day walk with a distance of 12 km takes about 6 to 8 hours and consists of a large circuit (additionally with section No. 170 to Marbacher Castle, 1 km eastwards along hiking trail No. 42 Poschacher estate and the railway station.
Hiking backpack (incl. rain cover), sturdy shoes
- Board possible
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. 900 metres east, bus stop in the town centre
Public parking at Pragstein Castle, opposite Mauthausen primary school,next to state road 3.
- Early winter
- Deep winter
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