Hiking Routes

Panoramablick (Mostobstwanderweg)

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Elevation profile

7,29 km length

Tour dates

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Route: 7,29 km
  • Ascent: 197 egm
  • Descent: 198 egm
  • Duration: 2:00 h
  • Lowest point: 339 m
  • Highest point:513 m

Features

  • Nice views
  • Geological highlights
  • Round tour
  • With refreshment stops
  • Suitable for families and children

Details for: Panoramablick (Mostobstwanderweg)

Brief description

The 7.6 km long circular walk via Blümelsberg and back to the monastery in Seitenstetten provides a beautiful view of Seitenstetten and the surrounding communities.

Description

From the starting place begin walking Southeast past the abbey car park and along the Franzosenweg (path) (about 700 m) - continue to the crossroads at the Franzosenwald (forest) (watchable nature trail) - take the left track to the Rotte (tiny village) "Hofing" - here turn right - move along the paved road "Steingrub" (around 2 km) - continue up to the farm and uphill past a deer park and the Wild-Mostheurigen (farm/inn) "KRONAWETTER" - Move up along to the height Blümelsberges [magnificent view] - then downhill to the farm "Blümelsberg" - past the farm continue up to the next crossroads - turn left down following the valley road through a small forest to the State Road - turn left - on this road continue straight out towards Seitenstetten (about 1.5 km) - continue past a forest (Haiderwald), to the Haider houses, the Schintinger-Kapelle (chapel), and Dachsbach-Siedlung (settlement) - reach the right-sided Birkenalle (avenue) (entrance to the Biberbachstraße (road)) - turn left on to a meadow trail and continue back to the starting point. 

Starting point of the tour

Seitenstetten

Route description

From the starting place begin to the Southeast at the abbey car park past the Franzosenweg (path) (about 700 m) - continue to the crossroads at the Franzosenwald (forest) (watchable nature trail) - take the left the track to the Rotte (tiny village) "Hofing" - here turn right - move along the paved road "Steingrub" (around 2 km) - continue up to the farm and uphill past a deer park and the Wild-Mostheurigen (farm/inn) "KRONAWETTER" - Move up along to the height Blümelsberges [magnificent view] - then downhill to the farm "Blümelsberg" - past the farm continue up to the next crossroads - turn left down following the valley road through a small forest to the State Road - turn left - on this road continue straight out towards Seitenstetten (about 1.5 km) - continue past a forest (Haiderwald), to the Haider houses, the Schintinger-Kapelle (chapel), and Dachsbach-Siedlung (settlement) - reach the right-sided Birkenalle (avenue) (entrance to the Biberbachstraße (road)) - turn left on to a meadow trail and continue back to the starting point. 

Directions

Coming from Vienna: on the A1, exit Oed, follow the B1 and L84 to Aschbach-Markt, from there via the B122 direction Steyr you reach Seitenstetten

Coming from Salzburg: exit A1 Stadt Haag follow signs to Seitenstetten

 

Parking

Parking lot is at the Stift (abbey) Seitenstetten, aswell as at the Meierhof  

With the Westbahn train to the Bahnstation (train station) St. Peter-Seitenstetten. From the train station there is a bus connection to Seitenstetten.  

More info/links

www.seitenstetten.gv.at, www.stift-seitenstetten.at  

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Author's tip

After the tour you can find rest in the Mostviertlerwirt (inn) Ott in Seitenstetten, or visit the historic rose garden of the Stift (abbey). The entrance is free.