Stage 1 - Sebalduweg | 3 daily stages - Weyer - Großraming - Losenstein
Starting point: Weyer
Stage destination: Losenstein
Trail conditions: Hiking trail, asphalt, forest road
Trail length: 26 km
Metres in altitude: approx. 800 m
Quality of experience: ****
- Multi-stage route
- Refreshment stops available
- Cultural/historical value
Discovering along the way:
3 parish churches: Weyer (consecrated to St. John), Großraming (consecrated to St. James) and Losenstein (consecrated to St. Blasius) as well as several chapels, Schmidbergerwehr on the Gaflenzbach in Weyer, Katzensteinermühle in Weyer, open-air swimming pool in Großraming, castle ruins in Losenstein.
Off the beaten track: Großraming - Sieghartsleitner blacksmith's shop (near the Guttmann electrical shop)Losenstein - indoor swimming pool, Blasibrunn Chapel
Großraming - Carriage and cot museum, local history museumLosenstein - nail smithy, castle or church tours, home room
In the right-hand bend after the historic market square in Weyer, the trail leads left uphill to the parish church and via the Kirchenwegerl to the Winkelmayr inn. At the Steineck inn, cross the road and the Gaflenzbach stream and walk along the promenade past the Katzensteinermühle mill to the Enns.
Follow the Ennsradweg R7 along the Enns towards Großraming, past the railway station to the Ennsbrücke bridge. We cross the bridge, keep to the right and change sides of the road at the pedestrian crossing. From here we walk along the pavement up to the centre of Großraming.
From the church square in Großraming, the trail leads a short distance west down to the round bridge and continues along the Menweg E65 to the Gschoad (Gscheid 782 m) below the Schieferstein. Athletic, experienced hikers can make a detour to the Steinernen Jäger (1,185 m) at the Gschoad. Via hiking trail E72a you return to the Sebaldusweg. From the Gschoad, the trail leads via hiking trail E72 b into the Stiedelsbach, past the Nagelschmiede to the Petermühle inn and on to Losenstein.
Stop along the way:
Weyer: Reiterhof Krenn-Edtbauer, Cafe Hohlrieder, Gasthaus Berger, CafeKonditorei Schwarzlmüller; Gasthaus Steineck, Gasthaus "Zur Taverne";
Großraming: Gasthaus Stangl "Zur singenden Wirtin", Flößerstube, Restaurant Rialto, CafeBar Paletti, Cafe Hohlrieder, Cafe Schausberger, Gasthof Kirchenwirt
Losenstein: Petermühle Inn, Cafe Hohlrieder, Eisentor Inn
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.
Weyer Kreuzberg car park
Please get in touch for more information.