Jochwand Point of View

Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee, Oberösterreich, Österreich
  • All weather

The "Jochwand Point of View" was built 1860 by Prince Lichtenstein.
Here you will have a beautiful view to the valley of Bad Goisern, to Lake Hallstatt and the surrounding mountains.


Hiking via the so-called "Hammerberg"

On this hike via the Hammerberg to Weißenbach surefootedness is required 

According to a legend from former times a giant has broken the valley from Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt into two parts by a hammer.

The Jochwand point of view can be reached via the path from Weißenbach or via Unterjoch (Rassingmühle, Hanuschhof) or the Maiswaldwarte.

The hike takes around 3 till 4 hours, depending on your fitness level. You will move on gravel paths, short asphalt routes, forest roads and about 70% on a natural hiking trail.

This certified premium hiking trail is also called "Salzalpentour",  is marked with this name in colour blue and yellow) and can be easily followed 

Once again: If you want to do this hike via the "Hammerberg" you should be sure-footed.

Experience a 360 degree Live Panoarama of Bad Goisern...


From spring to autumn the Jochwand Point of View is a favoured destination.

Elevation

819 m

Accessibility / arrival

Several paths lead to the Jochwand viewpoint.
* Ascent from Weißenbach
* Ascent via Unterjoch

by car
from Salzburg:
federal road B158 direction Bad Ischl
in Bad Ischl drive onto the “Salzkammergut Straße” B145 in direction to Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt

from Linz:
A1 motorway exit Regau on “Salzkammergut Straße” B145 in direction to Gmunden, Bad Ischl, Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt

from Graz:
A9 motorway exit Liezen on B320, in Trautenfels turn onto Salzkammergut Straße B145 to Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt


by bus:
from Bad Ischl: bus in direction to “Gosausee” (Lake Gosau”), stop "Bad Goisern Mitte" ascent via Unterjoch
from Gosau: bus direction Bad Ischl, stop "Bad Goisern Mitte" ascent via Unterjoch

by train:
from Vienna/Linz/Salzburg to Attnang-Puchheim, change train to Stainach-Irdning
from Klagenfurt/Graz to Stainach-Irdning, change train to Attnang-Puchheim
get off at train station "Bahnhof Bad Goisern" ascent via Unterjoch

Detailed information on the respective train and bus times can be found at https://www.oebb.at/en/ (train) and https://www.postbus.at/en(bus).

Travelling by public transport
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General price information

No entrance fee

  • All weather
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples
Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn

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Contact


Jochwand Point of View
Jochwand Goisern
4822 Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee

Phone +43 5 95095 - 10
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