Mühlviertler Mittellandweg 150er

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Path number: 150
Starting place: 4144 Oberkappel
Destination: 4391 Waldhausen im Strudengau

duration: 40h 0m
length: 142,5 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 3.586m
Altitude difference (downhill): 3.523m

Lowest point: 351m
Highest point: 936m
difficulty: medium
condition: medium
panoramic view: Some Views

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The 150 hiking trail takes you from Oberkappel to Waldhausen at medium altitude through the entire Mühlviertel.

The Mühlviertler Mittellandweg is a regional long-distance hiking trail that crosses the Upper Austrian Mühlviertel, i.e. the granite mountain region (Bohemian Massif) north of the Danube, roughly halfway between the state border in the Bohemian Forest and the Danube river from west to east.

The long-distance hiking trail is managed by the ÖAV - Austrian Alpine Club Upper Austria.
The trail is 150 kilometres long and the entire route is marked with red-white-red signs. Travelling along the Mittellandweg is not only intended to convey the scenic beauty of the Mühlviertel, but also its cultural sights. On the Mittellandweg, you will experience the constant change between gentle plateaus and hilly hills with outstanding forest peaks and steep, deeply cut wooded river and stream valleys, which you cross again and again.

Section overview:

1st section: Oberkappel - Maria Bründl near Putzleinsdorf
Oberkappel (overnight stay) - Vatersreith - Hallschlag - Ameisberg (lookout point) (overnight stay) - Hohenschlag (inn, overnight stay) - Wögersdorf (municipality of Atzesberg) - Maria Bründl pilgrimage church - Putzleinsdorf (overnight stay)
12 km, duration 3 1/2 hrs.

2nd section: Maria Bründl/Putzleinsdorf - Altenfelden
Maria Bründl/Puztleinsdorf - Streinesberg - Außerhötzendorf (municipality of Hörbich) - Eiglersdorf - Tannberghof - Tannberg Castle - valley of the Kleine Mühl in Doppl - Haselbach - Altenfelden (overnight stay)
10 km, duration 2 3/4 hrs.

3rd section: Altenfelden - Pürnstein ruins
Altenfelden - Freileben - Langhalsen/Neufelden (overnight stay) - Maria Pötsch pilgrimage chapel - valley of the Große Mühl - Pürnstein ruins/inn (overnight stay) - (municipality of Neufelden)
5.5 km, duration 1 1/2 hrs.

4th section: Pürnstein - St. Peter am Wimberg
Pürnstein - Große Mühl - Iglbach (Ü) (municipality of Auberg) - Harafl - Straß - St. Peter am Wimberg
10 km, duration 2 3/4 hrs.

5th section: St. Peter am Wimberg - St. Johann am Wimberg
St. Peter am Wimberg - village - Petersberg - St. Johann am Wimberg (Ü)
6.5 km, duration 1 3/4 hrs.

South variant (150A) for 4th + 5th section from Pürnstein to Hansberg
Pürnstein - Pehersdorf - Steinbach - Hansberg - St. Johann am Wimberg (overnight stay)
17 km, duration 4 1/2 hrs. or 15 km, duration 4 hrs.

6th section: St. Johann am Wimberg - Waxenberg
St. Johann am Wimberg - Schlag - Hansberg (Jst.) - Windhag (municipality of St. Veit im Mühlkreis) - Grubdorf - valley of the Kleine Rodl - Schiefermühle - Waxenberg (overnight stay) (ruins with viewing tower, castle)
7.5 km, duration 2 hrs.

7th section: Waxenberg - Oberneukirchen
Waxenberg - Schaffetschlag - Königsberg - Oberneukirchen (overnight stay)
3.5 km, duration 1 hour

8th section: Oberneukirchen - Zwettl an der Rodl
Oberneukirchen - Innernschlag - ÖAV contract inn Sonnenhof (overnight stay) - Zwettl an der Rodl (overnight stay)
4 km, duration 1 hour.

9th section: Zwettl an der Rodl - Reichenau im Mühlkreis
Zwettl (valley of the Große Rodl) - Unterrudersbach (municipality of Sonnberg im Mühlkreis) - Oberrudersbach - Obersonnberg - Oberaigen (municipality of Hellmonsödt) - Reichenau Castle - Reichenau im Mühlkreis (overnight stay)
8 km, duration 2 1/4 hrs.

10th section: Reichenau - Neumarkt im Mühlkreis
Reichenau (valley of the Große Gusen) - Zollerberg (municipality of Ottenschlag/Mühlkreis) - Eggerling - Haid (Helmetzedterberg turn-off) - Helmetzedt - Stiftung (municipality of Neumarkt) - Lamm - Baumgarten - Schall - valley of the Kleine Gusen - Trosselsdorf/Neumarkt im Mühlkreis (overnight stay)
13 km, duration 4 hrs.

11th section: Trosselsdorf/Neumarkt - Selker/Pregarten
Trosselsdorf - Möhringdorf - Kleine Gusen - Steinmühle - Loibersdorf (municipality of Unterweitersdorf) - Freistädter Bundesstraße - Anitzberg (railway station) (municipality of Hagenberg) - Oberaich - Schmidsberg - Mahrersdorf - Feldaisttal/train station Selker (municipality of Pregarten)
12.5 km, duration 3 1/2 hrs.

12th section: Selker - Reichenstein
Selker railway station - Selker (railway station) - Gaisruckdorf - ruin/village of Reichenstein (Waldaist valley, railway station) (municipality of Pregarten)
7 km, duration 2 hrs.

Variant 150A: Selker - Reichenstein
Selker railway station - Feldaisttal to Wintermühle (path 170) - Lintner zu Erla - Kriechmayrdorf, Reichenstein turn-off (Waldeist-Tal, Ghf.)
6 km, duration 1 3/4 hrs.

13th section: Reichenstein - Bad Zell
Reichenstein - Hinterberg - Erdleiten (G, N) - Lanzendorf - Bad Zell (Ü)
9 km, duration 2 1/2 hrs.

14th section: Bad Zell - Rechberg
Bad Zell - Baumberg - Zellhof (inn)/castle - Naarn-Tal/Raabmühle (inn) - Puchberg - Rechberg turn-off (bathing lake) (overnight stay)
6.5 km, duration 2 hrs.

15th section: Rechberg - St. Thomas am Blasenstein
Rechberg/Abzw. - Kienastberg - Ober-St.Thomas - Käfermühlbachtal - St. Thomas am Blasenstein (overnight stay)
5.5 km, duration 1 3/4 hrs.

16th section: St. Thomas am Blasenstein - Pabneukirchen
St. Thomas am Blasenstein - Mitter St. Thomas - Willersdorfer Bach - Kleinmaseldorf - Klingenberg ruins - Maselsdorfer Bach - Wetzelsberg - Wäschbachtal - Pabneukirchen (overnight stay)
6.5 km, duration 2 hrs.

17th section: Pabneukirchen - Dimbach
Pabneukirchen - Ober-Pabneukirchen - Forstbachtal - Untereisendorf - Gießenbachtal - Blümelbachtal - Großerlau - Dimbach (overnight stay)
9 km, duration 2 1/2 hrs.

18th section: Dimbach - Waldhausen im Strudengau
Dimbach - Hornberg - Ettenberg - Waldhausener Schlossberg (overnight stay) (former collegiate church, bathing lake) - Klostersteig in Sarmingbachtal - Waldhausen im Strudengau (overnight stay)
6.5 km, duration 1 3/4 hrs.

All accommodation and restaurants can be found on our homepage here.

The book "Der Mühlviertler Mittellandweg" by Johann Lenzenweger (published by Ennsthaler) is available in every bookshop.
This book contains
  • Detailed tour description in 18 sections
  • Route sketches and elevation profiles for each section
  • Places of interest along the hiking route
  • Includes for the Mittellandweg commemorative badge: Control sheets and award application form

Explanation of abbreviations:
Ü = Inn (inns) with overnight accommodation and catering facilities
Ghf. = inn
Jhst. = Jausenstation (catering possible, no overnight accommodation)
Abzw. = turn-off
Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
  • Suitable for seniors
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples
Most economical season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Early winter

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Mühlviertler Mittellandweg 150er
Tourismusverband Mühlviertler Alm Freistadt
Waaggasse 6
4240 Freistadt

Phone +43 5 07263 - 21
E-Mail anfrage@muehlviertel.at
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a.Pedestrians have the right of way: We are accommodating and friendly to pedestrians and hikers. Upon encountering these fellow travellers, we alert them by using the bicycle bell and slowly overtake them. We avoid paths with heavy pedestrian traffic altogether. Take nature into account: We do not leave refuse behind.

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.

c.Don’t drink and drive!: Do not drink alcohol when mountain biking. Take care at stop-off points (dealing with bike racks, dirty shoes or clothing).

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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.

e.We are guests in the forest and behave accordingly, including vis-à-vis forestry and hunting staff. Whilst mountain biking, mobile telephones and music players are forbidden! Biking requires your full attention.

f.Avoid unnecessary noise. Out of consideration to the animals living in the wild, we only bike during full daylight. As a principle, we always wear our helmet (even when riding uphill)! Don’t forget emergency supplies: We always have a repair set and bandages along.

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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Tour-Details

Path number: 150
Starting place: 4144 Oberkappel
Destination: 4391 Waldhausen im Strudengau

duration: 40h 0m
length: 142,5 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 3.586m
Altitude difference (downhill): 3.523m

Lowest point: 351m
Highest point: 936m
difficulty: medium
condition: medium
panoramic view: Some Views

Paths covering:
Hiking trail

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