Holidays Vichtenstein

Vichtenstein is one of the most beautiful holiday resorts of Sauwald Forest. Vichtenstein towers high above the Danube. The town is dominated by 895 meters high Haugstein Mountain, the highest peak of Sauwald Forest, that lends itself to outstanding nature exploration at all times of the year. The ancient toll-village Kasten is situated right by the Danube in the dam area of the Jochenstein power station. The 800-year-old subsidiary church dedicated to St James is definitely worth a visit.
Right beside the Danube an information board will give you details on the long tradition of raftmanship. Rafts were built here until 1937.

Special Sights & Attractions:
Haugstein Ski Area
Danube Ridge Path, Danube Cycle Trail, Campground, Jetty, Vichtenstein Castle
CYCLING - ROWING - HIKING Vichtenstein and the ancient toll village of Kasten, are situated right beside the Danube and on the Nibelungenstraße Road. These are the area´s most popular places.
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Vichtenstein is one of the most beautiful holiday resorts of Sauwald Forest. Vichtenstein towers high above the Danube. The town is dominated by 895 meters high Haugstein Mountain, the highest peak of Sauwald Forest, that lends itself to outstanding nature exploration at all times of the year. The ancient toll-village Kasten is situated right by the Danube in the dam area of the Jochenstein power station. The 800-year-old subsidiary church dedicated to St James is definitely worth a visit. Right beside the Danube an information board will give you details on the long tradition of raftmanship. Rafts were built here until 1937.


Special Sights & Attractions:

Haugstein Ski Area
Danube Ridge Path, Danube Cycle Trail, Campground, Jetty, Vichtenstein Castle
Skiing - Snowboarding - Cross Country Skiing on Haugstein Mountain - Ice Curling on the Danube Vichtenstein and the ancient toll village of Kasten, are situated right beside the Danube and on the Nibelungenstraße Road. These are the area´s most popular places.
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Climate & Weather

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  • Today
    28.08.2015
    15 / 30 °C
  • Tomorrow
    29.08.2015
    17 / 32 °C
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    30.08.2015
    17 / 32 °C
  • Monday
    31.08.2015
    17 / 31 °C
  • Tuesday
    01.09.2015
    16 / 27 °C
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Arrival & Address

Coming from Linz: B129 Nibelungen Road to Eferding - B130 - Engelhartszell - Kasten - Vichtenstein

Coming from Passau: Autobahn Exit Passau-Nord - B129 (Linz/Oberes Donautal)
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Public Transportation: Linz - Engelhartszell - Kasten - Vichtenstein

Regional Transportation of Eastern Bavaria: Passau - Vichtenstein
Linz-Hörsching Airport (65km)
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Daily from 8 am - 9 pm
Tourismusverband Vichtenstein
Vichtenstein Nr. 70
4091 Vichtenstein, Austria
 Upper Austria