Sebaldusweg Section 3 of 3 | Maria Neustift - Gaflenz - Weyer
Starting point: Maria Neustift
Stage destination: Weyer
Route conditions: Hiking trail, asphalt, forest road
Trail length: 29 km
Metres in altitude: approx. 1300 m
Quality of experience: *****
- Multi-stage route
- Refreshment stops available
- Cultural/historical value
Discover on the way:
Gaflenz - Gaflenz Parish Church (dedicated to St. Andrew and St. Vitus), Gaflenz open-air swimming pool, pilgrimage church of St. Sebald am Heiligenstein - the highlight of the pilgrimage trail, Heiligenstein theme trail, forest nature trail at Heiligenstein
Weyer - historic market square in Weyer, open-air swimming pool in Weyer.
Off the beaten track:
Maria Neustift - Freithofbergalm with alpine hut and homemade delicacies, Ramingtaler Bogenparcours.
Weyer - Kreuzberg nature reserve, Katzensteiner mill, willow boat and sculptures by Alois Lindenbauer.
From Maria Neustift, the trail leads along the E31, E31a hiking trail to the Krifter (811 m) and over the meadow ridge to a fork in the trail (detour to the Freithofberg with alpine hut - 985m). From the fork in the trail, turn right and walk a short distance downhill on a forest road to the goods road or WW E31a to the Neustifter Sattel. From here, continue on the WW E32 in the direction of Großgschnaidt. Turn right at the bus stop and hike up to the Hochramskogel snack station.
From there, continue in the direction of the Lindaumauer. When you reach the saddle, you will see a huge rock in the forest. There you start the detour to the left to the Lindaumauer (1,103 m), where you are rewarded with a magnificent view. If you simply want to stay on the trail, turn right and follow the WW E04 downhill to the "Platten", where you then turn left towards Neudorf and follow the WW E04 downhill to Grünangerl. Here you turn left onto the Schwaig unterm Berg estate road. Continue past the Gaisberg farmhouse until you reach the Lindau district.
We keep to the left and continue a short distance on the main road until we reach the Thalhof farm. Here we turn right onto hiking trail E03 - Dornbergweg - and continue hiking to Gaflenz. From Gaflenz, the trail leads via the E 06 cross path to the Heiligenstein (782 m) and then via the Heiligenstein hiking trail down to Weyer.
Stop off on the way:
Gaflenz - Cafe Restaurant Juwel, Gasthof Stubauer, Wirtshaus Heuberger, Jausenstation am Heiligenstein, Bäckerei & Cafe Hirtenlehner.
Weyer - Steineck Inn (traditional home cooking), Berger Inn (dishes made from regional produce), Pizzeria Valentino, Gasthaus zur Krumau, Gasthaus zur Taverne, Seli's Kebab, KostBar, Hohlrieder Bakery, Schwarzlmüller Confectionery, Café Sweet Wonderland, Ritt Bakery
As there are few opportunities to stop for refreshments directly along the trail, it is advisable to take enough snacks and drinks with you.
Sturdy walking shoes, sun and rain protection, first aid kit for emergencies, possibly walking sticks.
Information on places to stop for refreshments and overnight stays or bookable offers at www.sebaldusweg.at
- Multi-day tour
- Board possible
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
The Ennstalbahn runs between Linz and Weißenbach-St. Gallen. Details at www.ooevv.at
Stations and railway stations are located in Steyr, Garsten, Lahrndorf, Dürnbach, Ternberg, Trattenbach, Losenstein, Reichraming, Großraming, Gaflenz, Weyer, Küpfern, Kastenreith, Kleinreifling and Weißenbach-St. Gallen.
Maria Neustift: Public parking spaces on the left behind the municipal office
Please get in touch for more information.