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Rannatal valley trail

  • Suitable for families
  • culturally interesting
  • Flatly

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Starting place: 4142 Pfarrkirchen im Mühlkreis
Destination: 4142 Pfarrkirchen im Mühlkreis

duration: 3h 9m
length: 10,9 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 336m
Altitude difference (downhill): 319m

Lowest point: 289m
Highest point: 595m
difficulty: medium
condition: medium
panoramic view: Dreamtour

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Short description:
A circular hiking trail into Rannatal nature reserve with many historic encounters such as Falkenstein castle ruins with the water tower



Technique: ***



Quality of experience: ******



Recommended season:

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



Properties:

  • Loop
  • Scenic
  • Refreshment stops available
  • Family friendly
  • Cultural/historical value
  • Geological highlights
  • Botanical highlights
  • Insider tip

Description:
From Altenhof (Kindergarten) the route leads via "Verlorene Reith" (rest area) to Dreisesselstein (3 armchairs rock), continuing to Falkenstein castle ruins with the water tower. After crossing a small gully, the tour continues to a rock overhang where there is also a rest area. From there you can enjoy wonderful views of Rannariedl Castle. Through the forest to the treenail factory. From there, the route leads in direction of Ranna reservoir dam wall. Along the way, 12 fords need to be crossed. (These are sometimes flooded after heavy rain, thus good footwear is required. Having arrived at Ranna dam (dam wall), continue uphill for a short bit and then on a secured path along a water pipeline to Hofmühle. From there, make your way up to Altenhof Castle and back to the starting point again.

Equipment:
Hiking equipment - good shoes

Additional information:
Falkenstein castle ruins - Rannatal nature reserve - Ranntalsperre with reservoir - Altenhof castle

Starting point: Altenhof-Kindergarten
Destination: Altenhof-Kindergarten

further information:
  • Flatly
  • Board possible

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Parking
In Altenhof
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.

Rannatal valley trail
Tourismusgemeinde Pfarrkirchen im Mühlkreis
Pfarrkirchen Nr. 13
4141 Pfarrkirchen im Mühlkreis

Phone +43 7285 415
Fax machine +43 7285 415 - 4
E-Mailpfarrkirchen@oberoesterreich.at
Webwww.donauregion.at/pfarrkirchen
https://www.donauregion.at/pfarrkirchen

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Tour-Details

Starting place: 4142 Pfarrkirchen im Mühlkreis
Destination: 4142 Pfarrkirchen im Mühlkreis

duration: 3h 9m
length: 10,9 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 336m
Altitude difference (downhill): 319m

Lowest point: 289m
Highest point: 595m
difficulty: medium
condition: medium
panoramic view: Dreamtour

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