Wonderful circular hike to the district of Gloxwald with attractive highlights (pulpit with rock horseman) and impressive viewpoints
Quality of experience: ******
- Refreshment stops available
- Cultural/historical value
- Geological highlights
- Summit route
Start marketplace, first heading south-east on Nitterl agricultural road to Neulinghof. From there the trail leads uphill through the forest to Toberspitz summit cross (short detour to the viewpoint), then past the offering bowls to Gloxwald and on to Predigtstuhl (pulpit) I and II (wonderful viewpoints into the Danube Valley of the Strudengau with natural climbing crag and Danube-Trail-summit-sculpture). Down to the state road (toll) and through Höllgraben trench, from Dobmühle mill left in direction of Dörfler on Sattlgai agricultural road continuing to Alpenblick (viewpoint) and via Herndlhof and Bertaruhe back to the starting point.
Danube Trail summit: Rock horseman on the Danube Trail
Take some time to look at this sculpture. The background are mystical legends from the region about the Danube mermaid, the rock horseman and many more. Read more at www.donauregion.at (Danube legends)
Hiking backpack (incl. rain cover), sturdy shoes
Take food with you. You will only find refreshment stops at the start / finish point.
- Board possible
- Early winter
- Deep winter
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