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Traunviertel Tour - Stage 6

E-Bike · Windischgarsten
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Tourismusverband Steyr Nationalpark Region Explorers Choice 
  • Photo: Florian Lierzer
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E-bike pleasure tour in 7 daily stages with approx. 460 km and approx. 5,000 m ascentThe route is well marked, mostly on state cycle paths along rivers and waterways from the Steyrtal via the Kremstal and the Almtal to Gmunden, on at the transition to the Alpine foothills to Bad Hall, via Wolfern and Steyr into the Ennstal and over the Reichraminger Hintergebirge to the Pyhrn-Priel region and back to Steyr.
moderate
Distance 84.4 km
7:05 h
587 m
932 m
603 m
288 m

Author’s recommendation

Steyrtal Museumsbahn - The steam-driven narrow-gauge railroad runs from June - September on weekends. The route runs from Grünburg to Steyr along the Steyr River. A separate wagon for the bikes is available. Bike transport is free of charge.

Timetable at: www.steyrtalbahn.at

Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Landscape
Highest point
603 m
Lowest point
288 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Asphalt 51.70%Dirt road 6.60%Forested/wild trail 3.73%Path 3.73%Road 33.14%Unknown 1.06%
Asphalt
43.6 km
Dirt road
5.6 km
Forested/wild trail
3.2 km
Path
3.2 km
Road
28 km
Unknown
0.9 km
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Safety information

Before starting your bike tour, inquire about any construction or renovation work along the route. 

Tips and hints

You can obtain up-to-date map material at: www.steyr-nationalpark.at

Start

Windischgarsten (602 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.721894, 14.328345
DMS
47°43'18.8"N 14°19'42.0"E
UTM
33T 449628 5285609
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Destination

Steyr

Turn-by-turn directions

Stage 6 

Start at the sports field in Windischgarsten or at Stiftsplatz in Spital am Pyhrn, follow the R31 cycle path towards St. Pankraz / Klaus. From St. Pankraz continue cycling on the R8. A few meters of altitude have to be overcome before you get to the new railway bridge with a view of the Steyr, to Klaus / Pyhrnbahn. At the reservoir it goes directly over the dam and then left to the variant R801 to Frauenstein and Molln. In the center of Molln drive in the direction of Leonstein, over the Steyrbrücke right and continue on the Steyrtal cycle path R8 to Steinbach / Steyr and Steyr.After spending the night in Windischgarsten / Spital am Pyhrn you can still plan the additional stage No. 7 to Hinterstoder! Instead of driving from Windischgarsten / Spital am Pyhrn to Steyr, you drive from Hinterstoder to Steyr the next day. In this way you can also experience the leisure activities in the World Cup town of Hinterstoder.

Bike-friendly businesses in the Traunviertel cycling region

The destinations Steyr and the National Park Region, Bad Hall, Traunsee-Almtal and Pyhrn-Priel have come together under the name “Radregion Traunviertel”. Numerous qualified and labeled "bicycle-friendly businesses" offer special overnight accommodations with tools for minor repairs, lockable bicycle rooms and sufficient information material on the subject of cycling in the Traunviertel cycling region.

Bike shuttle bus

The route between Steyr and Spital am Pyhrn can also be comfortably covered with the bike shuttle bus! In this way, the sights along the route can be enjoyed particularly comfortably - and there is also enough time for one or the other cultural or culinary excursion. The bike shuttle runs from the end of May to the end of September on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays (mornings). You can find the current departure times and stops at www.steyr-nationalpark.at. Attention: This service must be booked in advance via the website! 

Nostalgia insider tip!

Cycle part of the Steyrtal cycle route R 8 (20 km) from Grünburg to Steyr with the Steyrtal museum train! The old steam locomotive runs on the weekends from June to September - bike transport is free! E-bike rentalYou can rent e-bikes in Steyr, Grünburg, Reichraming, Windischgarsten, Spital / Pyhrn, Hinterstoder, Roßleithen, Bad Hall, Grünau and Gmunden. You can get more information from your "bicycle-friendly accommodation company" and our guest relations staff at the tourist information points, who will also be happy to reveal some of the "secret spots" and are at your side with advice and action.

www.steyr-nationalpark.at / www.traunsee-almtal.at / www.badhall.at / www.urlaubsregion-pyhrn-priel.at / www.oberoesterreich.at

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Coordinates

DD
47.721894, 14.328345
DMS
47°43'18.8"N 14°19'42.0"E
UTM
33T 449628 5285609
w3w 
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
84.4 km
Duration
7:05 h
Ascent
587 m
Descent
932 m
Highest point
603 m
Lowest point
288 m
Multi-stage route Refreshment stops available

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