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Abandoned Danube river course trail

  • Suitable for families
  • culturally interesting

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Starting place: 3313 Wallsee-Sindelburg
Destination: 3313 Wallsee-Sindelburg

duration: 2h 0m
length: 7,8 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 18m
Altitude difference (downhill): 18m

Lowest point: 228m
Highest point: 242m
difficulty: medium
condition: medium
panoramic view: Dreamtour

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Gravel, Street

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Short description:
Scenic, windless hike along the Old Danube. This circular route leads past the watersports centre, along the right abandoned river course through banks and meadow landscapes with their typical fauna and flora. After Rohrmühle tube mill we also cross Aubach and Erlabach streams.


Technique: ***


Quality of experience: *****


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


Properties:
  • Scenic
  • Family friendly
  • Cultural/historical value
Description:
Cross the road and walk along the Danube heading east. After 15 minutes youll get to the memorial site erected in honour of those who lost their lives building the powerplant. Until this spot the path is sealed, except for a few metres paved with stones. Now continue along a sandy road along the abandoned Danube River course. On the right is the alluvial forest and on the left the banks of the old river course. After 10 minutes you`ll get to the bridge across the old river course. Now you have the option of climbing up the steps to the road. Climb over the barrier and continue walking along a meadow path, which is very suitable for joggers. After another 10 minutes you`ll get for a pond. After walking for a total of 60 minutes, the alluvial forest becomes sparser. Just before the open-air facility a gravel road branches off to the right. Follow this straight to the parking lot.

Equipment:
good footwear
Starting point: From Mitterkirchen you drive over the Danube bridge towards Wallsee. Immediately after the traffic lights you will find the parking lot on the right. From Wallsee you drive in the direction of Mitterkirchen. The parking lot is on the left in front of the traffic lights. There is a drinking water column and a table with seating next to the parking lot.
Destination: From Mitterkirchen you drive over the Danube bridge towards Wallsee. Immediately after the traffic lights you will find the parking lot on the right. From Wallsee you drive in the direction of Mitterkirchen. The parking lot is on the left in front of the traffic lights. There is a drinking water column and a table with seating next to the parking lot.

further information:

Accessibility / arrival

Getting there
View from Mitterkirchen: On the right before the bridge across the abandoned river course
View from Wallsee: On the left after bridge across the abandoned river course

Public Transit

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.


 


 



Parking
Before/after the set of traffic lights you’ll find a parking lot
Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
Most economical season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Early winter
  • Deep winter

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Abandoned Danube river course trail
Marktgemeindeamt Mitterkirchen
Mitterkirchen 50/1
4343 Mitterkirchen im Machland

Phone +43 7269 8255 - 0
E-Mail gemeinde@mitterkirchen.at
Web www.mitterkirchen.at
https://www.mitterkirchen.at

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Tour-Details

Starting place: 3313 Wallsee-Sindelburg
Destination: 3313 Wallsee-Sindelburg

duration: 2h 0m
length: 7,8 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 18m
Altitude difference (downhill): 18m

Lowest point: 228m
Highest point: 242m
difficulty: medium
condition: medium
panoramic view: Dreamtour

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Gravel, Street

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