Hiking Routes

St. Peter - Kaiserin-Elisabeth-Warte

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Elevation profile

10,30 km length

Tour dates

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Route: 10,30 km
  • Ascent: 554 egm
  • Descent: 332 egm
  • Duration: 2:30 h
  • Lowest point: 354 m
  • Highest point:750 m

Features

  • Nice views
  • Tour route
  • With refreshment stops

Details for: St. Peter - Kaiserin-Elisabeth-Warte

Brief description

This trail leads from St. Peter / Au to Kürnberg to the Kaiserin-Elisabeth-Warte. Over hill and Dale, you can admire the hilly landscape of the cider area. Arrived at the panorama point, it offers a beautiful view of the Mostviertel.  

Description

Through the Burgholz (forest) the trail goes to the Haus (house) Thonner and from there to the Stocker Kogl. Enjoy the wide view of the diverse country, as then you are well prepared, as after some time the ascent to the Haus (house) Magerer begins. Soon you are the at Kaiserin-Elisabeth-Warte (observatorium) on the Plattenberg. The key to the Warte (observatorium) is available outside of opening hours in the Inn Oberaigner, situated right next to the Warte.

Starting point of the tour

St. Peter

Route description

Through the Burgholz (forest) the trail goes to the Haus (house) Thonner and from there to the Stocker Kogl. Enjoy the wide view in the diverse country, then you are well prepared, as after some time the ascent to the Haus (house) Magerer begins. Soon you are the Kaiserin-Elisabeth-Warte on the Plattenberg. The key to the Warte is available outside of opening hours in the Inn Oberaigner, situated right next to the Warte.

Directions

A1 coming from Linz: exot Haag, B42 direction Stadt Haag, after the roundabout turn left to Tierpark, B 42 bis B122, B122 turn left after St. Peter/Au.

A1 coming from Vienna: exit Oed, follow signs to St. Peter/Au.

 

Parking

There are different Parking lots in the village. Please follow the signs.

Directly on the Westbahn (train), Bahnhof (train station) „St.Peter - Seitenstetten“, Stop for fast trains from Vienna and Linz. From the train station take bus connection to the village center.  

More info/links

www.stpeterau.at, www.plattenwirt.com    

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Author's tip

After the tour you can strengthen yourself in the Inn Oberaigner, with a beautiful view over the Mostviertel. This approach is especially recommended in the Mostbirnblüte (cider pear blooming) in mid/end April.