The Hohe Wand Nature Park is a popular destination for every free day. Animal lovers, families with children, hikers, nature photographers, connoisseurs... they all appreciate the densely wooded plateau in the Vienna Alps. Without much effort, the mountain road, built in 1932, takes you up to around 1,000m above sea level. The various circular hiking trails lead to the most beautiful places - lookout tower, rock path or Skywalk observation deck provide fascinating views. On days with good weather, paragliders fly through the air. An experience open to all! The Hohe Wand flight school offers tandem flights!
Restaurants and inns
InsLift 200 m
Pizzeria Alpentaverne 600 m
Wasserfallhütte 1,2 km
Halmerhof 3,6 km
Hausmann 6 km
Zwinz 6 km
Schmirl 6 km
Schwarzer Adler 6 km
Schneeberghof 6 km
Paradiesquelle 6 km
Situated 80 km south of Vienna in a romantic, dreamy valley basin at the foot of the 2,076 m high Schneeberg, Puchberg is a paradise for mountain lovers and those seeking relaxation.
Puchberg was awarded the Austrian Hiking Seal of Quality, certified as a hiking village and thus elevated to the nobility of hiking. Of course, this also includes excellent hiking establishments and great hiking offers. You can find more information below.
You can find many hikes in Puchberg and on Schneeberg here!
Pure mountain pleasure on the highest mountain in Lower Austria! 80 kilometers south of Vienna in a basin at the foot of the 2,076 meter high Schneeberg lies the climatic health resort of Puchberg - a paradise for hiking enthusiasts, winter sports lovers and those seeking relaxation.
Discovering the wonderful nature and being in motion, the hiking village Puchberg am Schneeberg with over 80 kilometers of hiking trails and alpine climbs is perfect for that. It is not for nothing that it is one of the most beautiful hiking areas in Lower Austria.
The Schneeberg chairlift is located in the district of Losenheim . In just a few minutes, the four-seater chairlift takes guests to the top station at 1,210 meters above sea level - to the Fadensattel. Here is the ideal starting point for leisurely hikes or sporty and challenging tours on and around the Schneeberg. The huts on the mountain invite you to linger and spoil young and old with regional delicacies and refreshments. Magnificent panoramic views are guaranteed.
Five fun play stations await younger guests during the summer season, the exploration of which can be combined with a stamp pass rally.
In the cold season, the areas around the Schneeberg chairlift are transformed into a winter sports paradise for the whole family. The family ski park with mat ski slope, drag lift and magic carpet attracts with beginner-friendly slopes.
At the Schneeberg chairlift , ski tourers, snowshoe hikers and winter hikers get their money's worth.
Both on the mountain and in the valley, cozy mountain huts and restaurants provide for the physical well-being.
The more than 125-year-old rack railway steam locomotive or the modern Salamander Schneebergbahn will take you to 1796m above sea level at a leisurely pace. https://www.schneebergbahn.at/