WAB - Stage 5: Kirchschlag - Bad Schönau
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Kirchschlag in der Buckligen WeltPhoto: Wiener Alpen in Niederösterreich, ©Gemeinde Kirchschlag, Foto: A.Z.
Safety informationYour hiking experience in the Vienna Alps should be a thoroughly enjoyable and safe one. Therefore, please bear the following in mind:
When choosing a route, make sure it corresponds to your experience and physical fitness level. Check the weather forecast before you set off. The weather can change surprisingly quickly in the mountains. Always take appropriate equipment with you (e.g. rain protection).
Check whether the cabins and snack stations you intend to visit along the way are open. Inform someone before you set off of your chosen route and when you plan to return.
Tips and hintsYou may like to hike the adjoining routes:
WAB - Stage 4: Wiesmath - Kirchschlag
WAB - Stage 6: Bad Schönau - Gschaidt
WAB - Regional Route C: Krumbach - Kirchschlag
WAB - Regional Route D: Bad Schönau - Krumbach
Viennese Alps in Lower Austria, www.wieneralpen.at, +43 / 2622 / 78960
Tourismusinformation Bad Schönau, www.badschoenau.at, +43 / 2646 / 8284
Gemeinde Kirchschlag in der Buckligen Welt, www.kirchschlag-bw.gv.at, +43 / 2646 / 22130
Public transportTake either the 7860 regional VVNB bus from Wiener Neustadt railway station or the 1772 bus from Edlitz-Grimmenstein station to get to Kirchschlag.
More information can be found at www.oebb.at
By roadIf you are travelling from Vienna on the A2 take the Krumbach exit and head in the direction of Hungary then drive on the Krumbach junction. Follow the signs to Kirchschlag. If you are coming from Graz on the A2, take the Aspang exit and then continue towards Zöbern. Follow the signs to Kirchschlag.
ParkingA public car park is available beneath the Kirchschlag ruins at the Kaiser Franz Josef monument.
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EquipmentAlways bring suitable maps. Always wear appropriate, sturdy footwear, bring sun and rain protection and water, as well as a little something to eat. Bring your mobile phone with you and save the mountain rescue emergency number: 140
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