Hausruckwald North Circuit
- Suitable for families
- culinary interesting
- Possible accommodation
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Bike along the foot of the Hausruckwald.
In the westernmost village of the Urlausregion Vitalwelt Bad Schallerbach you start in Geboltskirchen on the Trattnachtal Cycle Path R17. On an uphill slope you get directly into the Hausruckwald in the area of the former brown coal mining to the Giselastollen and the Trattnach-Origin. You should definitely pay a visit to the Scheiben coal station, take a fun ride on the trolley bike or take the diesel locomotive for a spin. A little refreshment is available here at the station's snack bar. You can also hike along the 1.2 km long Trattnach-Origin Experience Trailhere.
Continue along the R17 Cycle Path until you reach Oberentern. You should definitely venture a detour to the farm store of Trauner's Most und Fruchsäfte (=Cider and Fruit juices). If you are already hungry, you can also stop at Gasthaus Groiß, which serves fresh trout from its own pond every day.
Now change to the V2 Cycle Path in the direction of Altenhof am Hausruck. Attention: There are two steep inclines on this route. You will also pass Ödberger Gipfelkreuz here.
Arrived in Altenhof, follow the Cycle Path V3 in the direction of Kohlgrube (Wolfsegg) and change directly in the village to the Innbachtal Cycle Path V1 in the direction of Gaspoltshofen. Directly in the village you change to the connection Traun-Radweg R106 until after the village Trattnach you change again to the Trattnachtal Radweg R17 in the direction of Leithen.
Here you will pass directly by the lake Leithen, a perfect place for a short cool down. Do you feel like a culinary detour? Then we recommend the village of Marschalling: At Weingenuss Zöbl you can taste wines, oils & vinegars and in the Apiary Zöbl forest and cream honey, honey wine and liqueurs are waiting for you.
Directly after the bathing lake, you now ride along the V3 Cycle Path in the direction of Haag am Hausruck. At the steepest town square in Upper Austria, the inns and cafes invite you to take a break. Also worth seeing is the Renaissance castle Starhembergwith the local museum.
If you still have power and want to experience something, then come to theadventure mountain Luisenhöhe and discover the"path of the senses", the twopanoramic lookout towersor prove your skill in the forest high rope park GoRuck.
Now switch for the last time to the Antiesen Cycle Path R23 in the direction of Geboltskirchen and get ready for the final sprint. On the last kilometers you will pass by a cider tavern, or let your tour end comfortably at the 2 inns in Geboltskirchen.
E-bike rental at the Tourist-Info Bad Schallerbach from April - October
Free bike map available at the Tourist-Info Bad Schallerbach and Gallspach
On the A8 coming from Passau, exit Haag am Hausruck --> approx. 10 km to Geboltskirchen.
On the A8 coming from Linz, exit Haag am Hausruck --> approx. 10 km to Geboltskirchen
Coming from Ried im Innkreis or Grieskirchen via the B 14
free of chargeE-service station / recharging station
- Charging point for electric cars (free of charge)
- Suitable for groups
- Suitable for teenagers
- Suitable for seniors
- Suitable for single travelers
- Suitable for friends
- Suitable for couples
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b.The braking distance should be half of the total distance visible: We ride at a controlled pace, are ready to brake and maintain a braking distance half as long as the total distance visible, especially in curves, because we always have to count on obstacles on the path. Damage to the path, stones, branches, wood piles, grazing livestock, cattle grids, barriers, tractor-type forestry machines and authorised vehicles pose dangers that we need to be ready for.
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It is obligatory to provide first aid!
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Blockades can often not be avoided and are in your own interest. Biking beyond the intended path and outside of opening times is punishable and turns us into illegal bikers.
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g.Don’t overestimate your skills: We should not overdo it when it comes to biking technique and physical fitness. Take the level of difficulty posed by the route into consideration and make a precise estimate of your experience and skills as a biker (braking, bell, lights)!
h.Close gates: We approach grazing livestock at a walking pace and close every gate behind us. We should avoid causing escape and panic reactions in the animals. Nothing stands in the way of the fun and athletic challenge in the mountains and forests!
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