The Freiwald are makes a perfect spot for endless cross country skiing adventures in the heart of nature. A whole network (160 km) of laid tracks between Rainbach i. M., Leopoldschlag, Windhaag, Sandl, Grünbach and Freistadt is awaiting for you! Enjoy winter fun without ski pass and far away from busy tourist centers.
Take a rest in one of the cozy inns along the Nordic trails and get spoiled with hearty snacks and regional delights by the local innkeepers. Ice skating and ice curling, even by night (floodlights!), rank among the very special highlights you should not miss. On cold days mulled wine and other delights are served in the Kaminstüberl pub featuring an open fire place.
Rainbach Family Paradise
Ultimate winter days in Mühlviertel´s Kernland region
Rainbach is conveniently situated in the north of Freistadt, on the former horse railway track and the salt trail to Bohemia. The gently rolling hills are a truly unique haven for winter hiking fans, horse lovers and cross country skiing enthusiasts.
Enjoy the great views and stunning vistas of the surrounding landscapes and take a rest at one of the countless vantage points overlooking the valleys and rivers. On 4 Sundays during pre-Christmas season a romantic Advent Market is held in the horse railway station´s loft.