© Foto: Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH/Robert Maybach: Gesellige Runde am Wolfgangsee
Gruppe junger Menschen auf einem Steg am Wolfgangsee

Tar Oil Path (Pechölweg) in Elz

  • All weather
  • Suitable for families
  • Suitable for groups
  • Flatly

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Starting place: 4292 Kefermarkt
Destination: 4292 Kefermarkt

duration: 0h 39m
length: 2,5 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 33m
Altitude difference (downhill): 27m

Lowest point: 639m
Highest point: 694m
difficulty: easy
condition: easy
panoramic view: Some Views

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Gravel, Hiking trail

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​This short circular route takes us to Elz’s pitchstones, where tar oil was extracted from resin-rich pine wood. On particularly clear days, visitors are treated to beautiful Alpine views.

Hiking map and information on this educational path are available at the market office.

Starting point: Directly from the Brungraber village inn, the Sepp ‘n Wirt

further information:
  • Flatly

Details - hiking
  • educational path

Always open!

​Please note that snow is not cleared during the winter months.

Accessibility / arrival

By car:
Take the A7 (Mühlkreisautobahn) from Linz towards Freistadt/Prague. When the motorway ends in Unterweitersdorf, turn left onto the B310 towards Freistadt/Prague. Follow the road for about 10 km, then turn right towards Kefermarkt at the junction (Linz-Kefermarkt = 33 km)

By train:
Train: Linz Central Station to Kefermarkt = 43 km (Linz - Summerau - Prague railway line)

Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
  • All weather
  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for schools
Most economical season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn

Please get in touch for more information.

Tar Oil Path (Pechölweg) in Elz
Marktgemeinde Kefermarkt
Oberer Markt 15
4292 Kefermarkt

Phone +43 7947 5910
E-Mailgemeinde@kefermarkt.ooe.gv.at
Webwww.kefermarkt.ooe.gv.at
Webwww.muehlviertel-urlaub.at/wandern
http://www.kefermarkt.ooe.gv.at
http://www.muehlviertel-urlaub.at/wandern

We speak the following languages

German

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Tour-Details

Starting place: 4292 Kefermarkt
Destination: 4292 Kefermarkt

duration: 0h 39m
length: 2,5 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 33m
Altitude difference (downhill): 27m

Lowest point: 639m
Highest point: 694m
difficulty: easy
condition: easy
panoramic view: Some Views

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Gravel, Hiking trail

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