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ENJOYMENT ALONG THE ALM-RIVER - 52 kilometres of hiking from the "Almspitz" to the lake Almsee

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Special features
culinary interesting
culturally interesting
Multi-day tour
Possible accommodation
Board possible
suitable for families
Suitable for groups

Dear guests, ladies and gentlemen!
Due to necessary forestry work, the Alm river path between the "Jagersimmerl" and the "Seeklause" is closed from Monday, July 20 to Friday, July 24, 2020.

We advise you to use the public bus in this area.
We ask for your understanding!
Stay healthy!

Tour and route information

  • Starting place: 4654 Bad Wimsbach-Neydharting
  • Starting point: From Bad Wimsbach-Neydharting
  • Destination: 4645 Grünau im Almtal
  • Destination: to "Almsee" Grünau im Almtal
  • Path number: Traunsee-Almtal Wanderspass Tour 8
Duration: 15h 35m
Length: 58,7 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 774m
Altitude difference (downhill): 511m
Highest point: 637m



Panoramic view:

Great panorama

Paths covering:

  • Gravel
  • Hiking trail

Most economical season:

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn

Riverside delights - “Genuss am Almfluss” is a walking tour through the Almtal valley

It takes you about 52 km through our unique valley from the “Almspitz” in Bad Wimsbach-Neydharting, to Vorchdorf, Pettenbach, Scharnstein, Grünau i. A. to the tranquil lake Almsee.

On your way there more than 30 attractive wave sharped deckchairs to rest an big info points marked with ? and ! give you information and special tips about things and points in the area around.

For example: Scythe Museum Geyerhammer, there are Smithy demonstrations every 1st Saturday in the month at 3:00 p.m.

In all communities you will find an attractive active place for senses, like the hammock park in Bad Wimsbach-Neydharting.

Along the river you will find also 20 business partners offering traditionally culinary delights, authentic accommodations and history places.

Detailed information you can find in the special “Genuss am Almfluss” map.

For more information please don´t hesitate contact us.

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Tourismusverband Traunsee-Almtal - Salzkammergut
Im Dorf 17
4645 Grünau im Almtal

Phone: +43 7616 8268
Fax machine: +43 7616 8898
E-Mail: almtal@traunsee-almtal.at
Web: www.traunsee-almtal.at
Web: www.genuss-am-almfluss.at

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Tour - Details

Details - hiking

  • themed path


Accessibility / arrival

How to get to the Almtal (to Bad Wimsbach-Neydharting):

We recommend that you travel by public transport!

by train: to Wels station with IC trains on the Westbahn line (ÖBB and Westbahn) (line 101), then change to regional trains in the direction of Attnang-Puchheim to Lambach station. Change to the "Vorchdorfer Bahn" from Stern & Hafferl (line 160) to Bad Wimsbach-Neydharting train station.
For the journey home from Grünau im Almtal with the Almtalbahn (line 153) again to Wels station with connection to the IC trains on the western railway line.

by bus:
OÖVV bus line 504 Wels - Lambach - Bad Wimsbach - Roitham
OÖVV bus route 533 Almsee - Grünau - Gmunden

with the Traunstein Taxi Route 80 from Bad Wimsbach station to Almspitz or for the journey home from Almsee to Grünau im Almtal station with the Traunstein Taxi Route 60.
For both routes, call the taxi center at least 1 hour in advance on telephone number 050-422 1691 or order on the otaxi app.

by car:
Autobahn A1 Westautobahn exit 207 exit Vorchdorf at the roundabout - direction Lambach to Bad Wimsbach-Neydharting, approx. 7 km
Federal road B1 to Lambach - to Stadl Paura, there towards Vorchdorf to Bad Wimsbach-Neydharting

Please only use the designated parking spaces at the boarding points and be considerate of private property! Thank you for your fairness!

The nearest airports are Linz-Hörsching, 55 km and Salzburg, 80 km

Travelling by public transport

Route planner for independent travellers


  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for schools
  • Suitable for families
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples
  • Suitable for children


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ENJOYMENT ALONG THE ALM-RIVER - 52 kilometres of hiking from the 'Almspitz' to the lake Almsee
Starting place: Bad Wimsbach-Neydharting

Duration: 15h 35m

Length: 58.7 km

Metres of altitude: 774m


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