From Pürgg to Unterburg and Trautenfels Castle. Via the cemetery (Pfanner) to Untergrimming and along the Kapuzinersteig to Pürgg.
Distance 6.6 km
Highest point815 m
Lowest point644 m
OF COURSE CULTURALLY. From the parking lot in Pürgg you march past the parish church and St. John's Chapel in the direction of Unterburg Castle and Trautenfels Castle, across the historic burial ground to Untergrimming and along the Kapuzinersteig trail back to Pürgg.
Above Trautenfels Castle, only a few minutes away, the detour to the Neuhaus church ruins is worthwhile.
Update: January 17, 2022
Best time of year
Plan your trip in advance, taking into account walking time, distance, elevation gain, hazards, and weather reports.
Let others know where you are going and when you want to be back.
Turn back in good time if the weather deteriorates. If you are caught in a thunderstorm, stay away from free-standing trees and wait out the storm, crouching if possible.
Stay on marked trails and remember to close pasture fences.
If you are a dog owner: Clarify before the hike if you need to cross a pasture. Keep your dog on a leash and make sure it stays calm. If a cow attacks, let the dog off the leash immediately. Never pick him up to defend him.
Garbage on meadows and paths can not smell mountain and valley. Please take it with you. Agriculture and forestry are important partners for Berg und Tal. They allow you to walk and drive on many of their paths. Be aware that only good cooperation will guarantee your recreational enjoyment in the future.
Parkingplace Pürgg (646 m)
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You start from the parking lot Pürgg and march through the village, past the parish church and St. John's chapel towards Unterburg. Continue to Trautenfels Castle, downhill again and across the historic burial ground to Untergrimming. Via the Kapuzinersteig you hike back to Pürgg.
all notes on protected areas
On the Ennstal Bundesstraße B 320 at the traffic circle in Trautenfels take the exit towards Tauplitz. Along the Salzkammergutstraße B 145 until shortly after the tunnel, turn right and drive uphill to the village of Pürgg.
Parkingplace Pürgg-at the beginning from the village
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike
Author’s map recommendations
GRIMMING-DONNERSBACHTAL Leisure Map (1:31.000). Available free of charge at the tourist offices and accommodation establishments.