Hike via the Rathlucken Hut to the Eternal Wall
- pets allowed
- Suitable for families
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This approx. 10 km long walk in Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt leads you to the Rathlucken Hut and further to the Eternal Wall. Let yourself be enchanted by the mystical forest and enjoy the unique panorama!
Walk for panorama lovers
The round starts directly at the tourist office Bad Goisern. Go right along Kirchengasse and after the Gasthof Hotel Moserwirt again right along Josef-Putz-Strasse. After a few minutes walk, turn left for a few meters into Hörmannsbergweg, before you turn left again along a forest path and finally reach a house.
Here the so-called Gimsenweg leads you to the right across fields to the village of Primesberg. Enjoy the beautiful view over the village of Bad Goisern and then follow the road. At the crossroads Höllgraben go right uphill and then the forest path towards Himmelbauer. Arrived at the Himmelbauer, the forest path "Übern Himmel" leads you to the Rathlucken Hut. A short break to strengthen yourself on the sunny terrace would be worthwhile here.
Continue along the mountain and fairytale trail. Take enough time for the mystical forest full of legends and stories! Enjoy the incredible panorama of Bad Goisern and the surrounding mountains before you start the descent via the forest road Anzenbergstraße.
A small hiking trail brings you directly to the B145 at the entrance to the village of Weißenbach. Go left along the sidewalk past the railway station Jodschwefelbad. Cross the B145. The Josef-Eidenberger-Weg leads you behind the Vivea Gesundheitshotel into the village of Posern. Continue through the small park, along Feuerbachgasse and follow Primesbergweg back down into the valley. The field path takes you from the "Sydlerfeld", via the Schötzenbauer, to the Josef-Putz-Straße and back to the starting point.
Experience the 360 degree live panorama of Bad Goisern....
The description of the tour starts at the tourist office Bad Goisern (but the starting point can be freely chosen).
We recommend the following free parking lots: Parking lot "Stampfl", Parking "Mitte", Parking train station Bad Goisern or the parking lot behind the HAND.WERK.HAUS Salzkammergut.
Exit Thalgau via federal road B158 towards Bad Ischl, in Bad Ischl drive onto Salzkammergut Street B145 towards Bad Goisern
Exit Regau via federal road Salzkammergut street B145 towards Gmunden and Bad Ischl to Bad Goisern
Exit Liezen via federal road B320, in Trautenfels drive onto Salzkammergut street B145 towards Bad Goisern
Tauern motorway to exit "Eben im Pongau", via B166 Pass Gschütt federal road through Gosau, at the Gosaumühle junction turn towards Bad Goisern
Attnang-Puchheim - Stainach-Irdning lines
stop train station Bad Goisern
Bus 542 (Bad Ischl - Gosausee)
stop Bad Goisern Mitte/B145
Detailed information on the respective train and bus times can be found at https://www.oebb.at/en/ (train) and https://www.postbus.at/en (bus).
- Pets allowed
- Suitable for teenagers
- Suitable for single travelers
- Suitable for friends
- Suitable for couples
Please get in touch for more information.
4822 Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee
Phone +43 5 95095
Fax machine +43 5 95095 - 74
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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.
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