20 Attractions to Explore Near Böhmerwald
The Bohemian Forest , in Czech Šumava , is a mountain range about 120 km long and up to 50 km wide, which stretches along the Czech - German - Austrian border. After the Giant Mountains and Jeseníky Mountains, it is the third highest rump mountain range in the Bohemian Massif . The highest mountain in the Bohemian Forest is the Great Arber at 1,456 m . The asteroid of the central main belt Šumava was named after the mountain range.
The Plöckenstein is a mountain, 1,379 m high, in the Bohemian Forest on the Austro-Czech border. Its summit is the highest point in the Bohemian Forest in both countries, and also the highest point in the regions of Mühlviertel and South Bohemia. It is well known as a result of stories by Adalbert Stifter. A good trekking destination and also there are options for adventure sports too.
The Hochficht is a mountain in the Mühlviertel in Upper Austria with a height of 1,338 m above sea level. Its summit marks the border between Austria and the Czech Republic. At the top is a rock outcrop with a summit cross, a ski lift station and a weather station. The Czech side of the mountain is in the core zone of the Bohemian Forest National Park. The Hochficht in the cross-border Bohemian Forest is part of the municipality of Klaffer.
The Sternstein Mountain is situated in the north of Upper Austria, Austria in the districts of Bad Leonfelden and Vorderweißenbach. On its north flank it also reaches into the Czech Republic. As measured by the height above sea level of its summit it is 1125 meters high. There are four kilometers of slopes on the east flank of the mountain and the Sternstein GmbH operates a combined funicular and chair lift with a capacity of 2850 persons/hour to get to the top of the mountain.
The Schlögener Schlinge is a river loop in the upper Danube valley in Upper Austria. The southern shore is located in the municipality of Haibach ob der Donau and its district Schlögen, which gives the loop the name. In the north, the municipalities of Hofkirchen im Mühlkreis border with the village Au and in the far east Niederkappel with the village Grafenau in the area of the Danube River.
The impressive wooden structure extends through the treetops of the Sauwald over a length of more than 1,000 meters and up to 15 meters above the forest floor. Experience with your whole family on a circular route in lofty heights unique perspectives in untouched nature. At over 30 adventure stations along the way, you can playfully explore the flora and fauna of the forest in a guided tour or on your own.
Raising 1,452 m above sea level, it is the second highest summit in the Bavarian Forest after the Großer Arber. It has a rocky summit and in winter, the mountain can often only be climbed with touring skis or snowshoes because of the metre-high snow.
Ciclabile del Danubio is a long-distance cycle path that starts from the source of the Danube and reaches its mouth in the Black Sea . The Danube cycle path runs for the most part on both banks of the river, although in part it is present on only one bank, so that during the journey it is necessary to cross the Danube several times. The cycle path follows an ancient Roman roadalong the Danube limes which connected the stations, castles and fortifications up to the Danube Delta .
The Linzer Grottenbahn is a touristic fairytale world on the Pöstlingberg in one of the fortification towers of the Maximilian fortification ring of the city. An electrically powered train in the shape of a dragon called Lenzibald travels on a circular path through the outer ring of the historic fortified tower. During two tours, the niches on the left and the right are illuminated, in which adventures from the dwarf kingdom are depicted. A final passage takes place with festival lighting.
Pöstlingbergbahn is the steepest adhesion railway in Europe, creates a harmonious combination of nostalgia and modernity through its design. In only 20 minutes, starting from Hauptplatz, its climbs Linz's local mountain. Opened in 1898, for 110 years the metre-gauge railway ran from a terminal station in Linz's Urfahr neighbourhood, located across from the terminus of urban tram route 3, to Pöstlingberg.
A beautiful hill which was on the left bank of the Danube in the city of Linz, Austria. It is a popular tourist destination, with a viewing platform over the city, and is the site of the Pöstlingberg pilgrimage church, and the Linz Grottenbahn. A good trekking destination and also it offers various opportunities to explore this hill.
Over 600 animals await you on your visit to the local and exotic fauna. Over 600 animals await you on your visit to the local and exotic fauna.There are cuddly animals to hold, a selected collection of mammals , a variety of birds and reptiles. They are all to be found at the zoo, which is located half-way up the Pöstlingberg. As an excursion destination the children´s zoo is always popular with the little ones.
Ars Electronica Linz GmbH is an Austrian cultural, educational and scientific institute active in the field of new media art, founded in Linz in 1979. It is based at the Ars Electronica Center, which houses the Museum of the Future, in the city of Linz. Ars Electronica's activities focus on the interlinkages between art, technology and society. It runs an annual festival, and manages a multidisciplinary media arts R&D facility known as the Futurelab.
The Lentos Art Museum is a museum of modern art in Linz, Austria. It opened in May 2003 as the successor of the Neue Galerie der Stadt Linz. The art museum collection comprises around 1500 works from the areas of painting, sculpture and object art, over 10,000 works on paper, and about 850 photographs, including significant contributions to the development of artistic photography.
The Linz Castle Museum is Austria's largest universal museum in one place. Not only is the museum's extensive collection impressive, but also the mix of historical and modern architecture in the house. It provides insights into the natural, cultural and technological history of Upper Austria. The museum is dedicated to the period from the beginning of life to the 21st century.
The Old Cathedral stands serenely, in all its beauty at the City Hall district. Originally a Jesuit church, the cathedral exemplifies Baroque style architecture and has emerged as an elaborate, spacious edifice with side chapels. It was built between 1669 and 1683 in Baroque style. From 1785 to 1909 it served as cathedral of the Diocese of Linz.
The Upper Austrian Culture Quarter connects the Landeskulturzentrum Ursulinenhof and the Open Culture House. The building complex also includes the Upper Austrian State Art Collection, the Moviemento art house cinema and various restaurants. Exhibitions and events make the Upper Austrian Culture Quarter a popular meeting place for guests and residents.
The New Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Linz, Austria. The neo-Gothic church is the largest, though not the tallest church in Austria. Beautiful glass windows decorate the cathedral, which was finished in 1924 and can accommodate 20,000 people. The sacred space is also fascinating. Mariendom is a haven of peace and an architectural masterpiece.
This is is among the most beautiful in Europe. Over an area of 43,000m², there are more than 10,000 various types of plants to admire. The outdoor section of the Garden is divided up into several differently themed sections which exhibit plant communities of different ecosystems. The Japanese Garden and the Rosarium are great examples of ornamental gardens. Somewhat beyond the main Garden is the 14-hectare Arboretum, which is home to approximately 700 species of trees.
A 1,315 metres (4,314 ft) high mountain in the Bavarian Forest. The hike takes you through an area of rocky terrain with a gorge and stream that has several waterfalls and numerous runnels descending to the Höllbachschwelle, a small lake.