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Cultural trail

Steinbach am Attersee, Oberösterreich, Österreich

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Starting place: 4853 Steinbach am Attersee
Destination: 4853 Steinbach am Attersee

duration: 3h 36m
length: 13,0 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 217m
Altitude difference (downhill): 227m

Lowest point: 469m
Highest point: 568m
difficulty: easy
panoramic view: Great panorama

Paths covering:
Hiking trail

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Take a walk on the footsteps of famous artists, who spent their summer-retreat in Steinbach.

There are 14 stations beetween Steinbach and Weißenbach where you can discover a lot of interesting things.


Church to the holy Andreas
The location on the hill over the lake was already used as a cult place by Romans and Celts. The construction period of this church is not known butit is believed that the construction took place in 1410.

Binder-crib in the church
In the foyer of the church on the left side there is an excellent creation of native wood craft by Franz Binder. For several faces he used models of the local population.

Vienna chapel at the church way
The Vienna chapel from the middle of the 17th century belongs to the Wienerfarmershouse. 1995 the chapel was restored and represents itself as a good example for rural buildings.

St. Nikolaus chapel in Weißenbach

Mill house in Kaisigen
The farmer mill from the 18th century was made out of wood exclusevily and is fully functional. In summer, a demonstration takes place every tuesday.

Local heritage museum in Seefeld
In front of the estuary of the Kienbach into the lake there is the "Huthaus", which was a former accomodation of the "k.u.k Salinenforste". The "Hallwood" elevator system - which was used to transport wood from the river Weißenbach to the Traun - is situated in the local heritage museum.

Componer's hut from Gustav Mahler in Seefeld
To be able to compose without interruptions a small hut was built for him. In the 1980s it was renovated completely. A visit is possible at every time. You have to ask for the key at the reception of the inn Föttinger.

Gustav Mahler memorial stone at the pier
In 1996 they built a memorial stone of Gustav Mahler to celebrate the completion of the third symphony a hundred years. This place was chosen because he could only reach Steinbach via ship.

"Bleibtreu-Villa" in Seefeld
The actor Hedwig Bleibtreu worked in the Vienna court theatre in 1890s. He married his colleague and a villa was built for him in Steinbach, with offers an excellent view over the lake.

Franz-Stoß-Weg in Forstamt
Franz Stoß took acting classes and worked in the Vienna court theatre. In the 60s a refugium was built for him in Steinbach.

Doderer-Villa in Forstamt
Heimito from Doderer lived in Forstamt in 1946 in the house of his uncle and wrote his classic book "Strudelhofstiege" here.

Wolter-hut in Weißenbach
Charlotte Wolter (a famous theater actress from the "Burgtheater") bought 1885 two houses together with her husband Graf O'Sullivan de Grass and transformed them into classy summer villas.

Franz-von-Schönthan-Allee
The chestnut alley which range from Weißenbach towards Burgau, is named after him.

Friedrich Gulda in Weißenbach
Friedrich Gulda lived in Weißenbach from 1962-2000.


Quelle: Folder Steinbacher Kulturwanderweg


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Gustav Mahler Composer's Cottage

The world famous Austrian composer Gustav Mahler spent part of his summer vacation composing at a 19th century guesthouse on the shores of Attersee Lake. From 1893 to 1896 Gustav Mahler resided at a guesthouse named Föttinger in Seefeld/Steinbach composing parts of his Second and...

Steinbach Mill

A warm welcome to the Steinbach Mill! In the municipal area of Steinbach am Attersee there were 14 house mills for the purpose of self-supply. These were an essential part of the peasant goods. Only a few of them were used until after the Second World War. Due to the specialization...

Local Heritage Museum Steinbach am Attersee

Right on the shores of the Lake you´ll find the Huthaus, the former home of the local forester, that today houses the Local Heritage Museum. If you ever wanted to learn anything about loggers of the past and their tools of trade, this is the place to visit. Just before the Kienbach...

Church - Saint Andreas

This site, located on top of a hill above the lake, was historically used by the Celts and Romans as a place for worshipping, as indicated by findings of many statues at the site. This church was built in honor of saint Andreas, because he is the patron of the village.The construction period of this church is...

St. Nikolaus chapel in Weißenbach

Property endowments to the bishopric Salzburg are evidence for a very early Christian pastoral post in Weißenbach. Yet, we don't know for sure when the Propriety church of Salzburg, St. Nikolaus, was built. There is a letter of indulgence related to the church from 1341 and the last...

Wiener Chapel at the Kirchenweg

The chapel dating back to the middle of the 17th century is part of the Viennese Farmers property. The gate made of forging grade steel has the date 1740 engraved on it. The frescos, which show scenes of the life of Christ, also originate from this time. They were rediscovered under...

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  • Pets allowed
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Tourismusverband Attersee-Salzkammergut
4853 Steinbach am Attersee

+43 7666 7719 - 60
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attersee-attergau.salzkammergut.at
https://attersee-attergau.salzkammergut.at

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Tour-Details

Starting place: 4853 Steinbach am Attersee
Destination: 4853 Steinbach am Attersee

duration: 3h 36m
length: 13,0 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 217m
Altitude difference (downhill): 227m

Lowest point: 469m
Highest point: 568m
difficulty: easy
panoramic view: Great panorama

Paths covering:
Hiking trail

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