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Trans National Park

  • Suitable for groups
  • Multi-day tour
  • Possible accommodation

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Path number: eigene Beschilderung Trans Nationalpark
Starting place: 4400 Steyr
Destination: 8912 Johnsbach

duration: 22h 12m
length: 240,4 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 7.372m
Altitude difference (downhill): 6.785m

Lowest point: 290m
Highest point: 1.301m
difficulty: difficult
condition: medium
panoramic view: Great panorama

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Gravel

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  Please note that the Trans National Park is only signposted in one direction: from Steyr to Johnsbach.

The Trans National Park leads from Steyr to Johnsbach in 6 day stages. The route crosses 2 national parks and 2 federal states: the Kalkalpen National Park in Upper Austria and the Gesäuse National Park in Styria.
This multi-day tour is perfect for e-bikers (mountain or trekking bikes) and fit mountain bikers!

The all-round service so that you can fully concentrate on cycling: www.bookyourtrail.com/trail/trans-nationalpark


Let yourself be inspired by our Trail Angels philosophy.

* Stage 01 Steyr - Reichraming
Start full of contrasts: From one of the most beautiful historical cities in Austria through the lonely Reichraminger Hintergebirge to the tranquil village of Reichraming.

    * Stage 02 Reichraming - Windischgarsten
In the middle of the wilderness: Crossing the wooded and lonely Kalkalpen National Park to the pretty climatic health resort of Windischgarsten.

    * Stage 03 Windischgarsten - St. Gallen
Between countries and mountains: Over the Hengstpass between Reichraminger Hintergebirge and Ennstal Alps from Upper Austria to Styria.

    * Stage 04 St. Gallen - Palfau
Village hopping: via Weißenbach and Großreifling to Palfau - and in between lonely hills, forests and alpine pastures.

    * Stage 05 Palfau - Mooslandl
A short stage from Palfau via Gams to Mooslandl: time to relax and visit the Nothklamm, which is well worth seeing.

    * Stage 06 Mooslandl - Johnsbach
Through the Yosemite Valley of Austria: always in the face of the rugged north face of the Gesäuse mountains over the Hochplattenalm to the mountaineering village of Johnsbach.

Starting point: In the old town of Steyr, at the confluence of the Enns and Steyr. Public arrival with the ÖBB possible. Free parking on the Reithoffer site, additional parking in the Stadtplatzgarage (for a fee!).
Destination: Mountaineering village of Johnsbach. There is a train connection back to Steyr from Weißenbach / St. Gallen. On Saturday and Sunday there is a train from Johnsbach (Weidendom station) twice a day at 11:08 and 17:08 in 2 hours to Steyr!

further information:
  • Multi-day tour
  • Possible accommodation
  • Experience of nature
  • Board possible

details mountainbike
  • Riding technique: medium

Cycling is allowed from April 15th to October 31st.

Accessibility / arrival

The Trans National Park consists of 6 daily stages and leads from Steyr in Upper Austria to Johnsbach in Styria.
The return journey is possible by train from Weißenbach bei St. Gallen to Steyr.

On Saturday and Sunday there is a train from Johnsbach (Weidendom station) twice a day at 11:08 and 17:08 in 2 hours to Steyr!

Shuttle service

A bike shuttle bus runs between Steyr and Windischgarsten / Spital am Pyhrn from May to October. All information at www.radshuttle.at

Travelling by public transport
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General price information

The all-round service so that you can fully concentrate on cycling:

www.bookyourtrail.com/trail/trans-nationalpark


What makes Trail Angels unique in sustainable tourism? We always think and design projects holistically and in partnership: from the project idea to regional value-adding booking management. To this end, we combine our competencies of an innovative agency for sustainable tourism with that of an efficient specialist travel agency. Let yourself be inspired by our Trail Angels philosophy.

Please note that the states of Upper Austria and Styria work with different systems and that we were therefore only able to link the Upper Austrian accommodations under "my recommendations".
At www.bookyourtrail.com you will find all bike-friendly businesses that are located along the Trans National Park and are happy to host cyclists!



  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for seniors
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples
Most economical season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn

Please get in touch for more information.

Trans National Park
Pyhrn-Priel Tourismus GmbH
Bahnhofstraße 2
4580 Windischgarsten

Phone +43 7562 5266
E-Mailinfo@pyhrn-priel.net
Webwww.urlaubsregion-pyhrn-priel.at
Webwww.transnationalpark.at
https://www.urlaubsregion-pyhrn-priel.at
https://www.transnationalpark.at

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Tour-Details

Path number: eigene Beschilderung Trans Nationalpark
Starting place: 4400 Steyr
Destination: 8912 Johnsbach

duration: 22h 12m
length: 240,4 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 7.372m
Altitude difference (downhill): 6.785m

Lowest point: 290m
Highest point: 1.301m
difficulty: difficult
condition: medium
panoramic view: Great panorama

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Gravel

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