© Foto Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH/Robert Maybach: Schneeschuwandern im Mühlviertel in der Nähe von Bad Zell.


Windhaag bei Freistadt, Oberösterreich, Österreich

Windhagen artist Gerhard Eilmsteiner designs the watershed sculpture trail. Monumental granite artworks line the path to the weather shuttle in the impressive landscape of the European Green Belt.

Gerhard Eilmsteiner, born in 1953, studied painting in Linz and has lived as a freelance artist in Windhaag near Freistadt since 1987. His work is largely characterised by granite and the landscape. He is a precise observer of his living environment and allows visitors to
visitors on this exciting journey of discovery through his sculptures.

As a gateway to the European Green Belt, the GREEN BELT CENTER in Windhaag near Freistadt opens up new approaches to nature, culture and, above all, the people of a common Europe.

The Gasthaus zum Waldlehrpfad offers seasonal delights with the best regional ingredients, whether meat, fish or vegetarian, from the pan, baked or grilled. Who
who would like to quench their thirst or enjoy a cosy snack in between or after a walk along the watershed sculpture trail are also very welcome!

  • always open (24/7)
  • open to the public

  • Parking space: 20
Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
  • Food and drink available
  • Suitable for kids (all ages)
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn

Somewhat suitable for wheelchairs: Assistance is sometimes necessary. The measurements do not (fully) conform to the legally stipulated ÖNORM.


Markt 11
4263 Windhaag bei Freistadt

Phone +43 7943 61383

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Mr Gerhard Eilmsteiner
Pieberschlag 12
4263 Windhaag bei Freistadt

Phone +43 7943 415

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