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

Heiligenstein via Kreuzweg

  • Suitable for families
  • Suitable for groups
  • culturally interesting
  • Flatly

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Path number: E06
Starting place: 3334 Gaflenz
Destination: 3334 Gaflenz

duration: 1h 15m
length: 3,5 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 300m
Altitude difference (downhill): 4m

Lowest point: 474m
Highest point: 774m
difficulty: easy
condition: easy
panoramic view: Dreamtour

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Path / trail, Gravel, Street, Hiking trail, Other

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Short description:
Hike to the local mountain of Gaflenz with the pilgrimage church Heiligenstein



Quality of experience: ***



Recommended season:

  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November



Properties:

  • Round trip
  • Loop
  • Scenic
  • Refreshment stops available
  • Family friendly
  • Cultural/historical value

Description:
The hike to the Heiligenstein offers a magnificent panoramic view of Gaflenz and the peaks of the Weyrer Bögen (Almkogel, Bodenwies ...), Gesäuseberge and the Haller Mauern, and also leads to a traditional pilgrimage site, the only Sebaldus church in Austria.

Trail number: E06



Directions:
Starting from the center of Gaflenz, the hiking trail E06 leads to the Heiligenstein via the Kreuzweg and several other trails offer themselves for the Heiligenstein, making different circular hikes possible.

Variants:


E07 from the center of Gaflenz via the Pfarralm


E08 from Lindau via the farm Oberwinkel


E09 from Weyer via the nature trail


Theme trail: At several stations in and around the church, visitors receive information about the history of the mountain shrine, its importance as a place of pilgrimage and the work of St. Sebald.


Today, the so-called "Mesnerhaus" houses the snack station. Guests are treated to regional specialties and homemade pastries on weekends and holidays from May to October.



Tip:
Climate-friendly to the National Park Region - railway station Gaflenz: By train you can reach the starting point for this hike in about 2 hours from Linz and in about 2.5 hours from Vienna.

further information:
  • Flatly
  • Board possible

Details - hiking
  • themed path
Accessibility / arrival

Getting there
From Salzburg/Linz: A1 motorway exit Enns-Steyr > B115 into the Enns Valley

From Vienna: A1 motorway exit Haag > B42 > B122 > B115 into the Enns Valley


From Passau: A8 Passau > Wels > A1 motorway exit Enns-Steyr > B115 into the Enns Valley


From Graz: A9 Pyhrnautobahn > motorway exit Klaus > Grünburg > into the Ennstal Valley



Public Transit
The Ennstalbahn runs between Linz and Weißenbach-St. Gallen.

Details at www.ooevv.at


Railway Stations are located in Steyr, Garsten, Lahrndorf, Dürnbach, Ternberg, Trattenbach, Losenstein, Reichraming, Großraming, Gaflenz, Weyer, Küpfern, Kastenreith, Kleinreifling and Weißenbach-St. Gallen.



Parking
Gaflenz/parking in the center of the village
Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for teenagers
  • Suitable for seniors
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for children
Most economical season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Early winter

Please get in touch for more information.

Heiligenstein via Kreuzweg
Tourismusverband Steyr und die Nationalpark Region
Stadtplatz 27
4400 Steyr

Phone +43 7252 53229 - 0
E-Mailreichraming@steyr-nationalpark.at
Webwww.steyr-nationalpark.at/
http://www.steyr-nationalpark.at/

We speak the following languages

German

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Tour-Details

Path number: E06
Starting place: 3334 Gaflenz
Destination: 3334 Gaflenz

duration: 1h 15m
length: 3,5 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 300m
Altitude difference (downhill): 4m

Lowest point: 474m
Highest point: 774m
difficulty: easy
condition: easy
panoramic view: Dreamtour

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Path / trail, Gravel, Street, Hiking trail, Other

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