Circular Trail Steyr - Christkindl - Steyr
Urban circular walk from the town square through the Enge, then up to the Werndlpark, past the Museumsbahnhof to Christkindl and over the Wehrgraben, through the Schnallentor over the Tabor down to the Rederbrücke bridge, cross this and along the Enns via the Neutor back to the town square.
Quality of experience: ****
- Refreshment stops available
- Cultural/historical value
- Botanical highlights
Starting possibilities: Steyr Tourist Office and Tabor Sports Hall
Your route takes you from the town square to Lamberg Castle, then along the promenade and through the castle park, via the museum railway station to Christkindl pilgrimage church. Through the Unterhimmler Au and Fabrikstraße as well as through the Wehrgraben you come to the Michaelerkirche and over the Schnallentor to the Tabor. Down to the Rederbrücke, along the Paddlerweg, over the Schönauerbrücke, through the Neutor back to the starting point.
Starting possibilities: Steyr Tourist Office (4400 Steyr, Stadtplatz 27) and Tabor Sports Hall
Route length 11 kilometres (route map available at the start).
Take enough time for this hike to historically significant places, enjoy the nature in the Unterhimmler Au with its riparian forests or rough grasslands with rare plants. Perhaps you will also see a Eisvogel on the Steyr.
Your path leads you from the town square through the narrows and from the intermediate bridges to Lamberg Castle further along the promenade and through the castle park, via the museum railway station to the Christkindl pilgrimage church.
Through the Unterhimmler Au and Fabrikstraße and through the Wehrgraben you come to the Michaelerkirche and over the Schnallentor to the Tabor. Down to the Rederbrücke bridge, cross it and walk along the Paddlerweg, over the Schönauerbrücke bridge, through the Neutor back to the starting point.
Route length 11 kilometres - The route map is available at the information office (4400 Steyr, Stadtplatz 27)!
NATURSCHAUSPIEL: Experience "Dem Himmel so nah" as part of a nature tour - www.naturschauspiel.at
- Possible accommodation
- Board possible
From Salzburg/Linz: A1 motorway exit Enns-Steyr
From Vienna: A1 motorway exit Haag > B42 > B122
From Passau: A8 Passau > Wels > A1 motorway exit Enns-Steyr
From Graz: A9 Pyhrnautobahn > motorway exit Klaus > Grünburg
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.
Steyr/parking Reithoffer free of charge
Steyr/Stadtplatzgarage via footbridge to the starting point chargeable
- Suitable for schools
- Suitable for seniors
- Suitable for single travelers
- Suitable for friends
- Suitable for couples
- Early winter
- Deep winter
Please get in touch for more information.