Peilstein - A Haven for Hikers at the Heart of Mühlviertel
Three outstandingly beautiful hiking tours - Hochwaldweg Forest Trail, Hochbühelweg Hill Trail, Vogelstimmenweg Bird Trail - are waiting for you to be discovered in Peilstein and its picturesque surroundings. Take a rest at one of the natural biotopes or admire the scenic "Sausende Schlucht" gorge with its crystal clear brooks.
Peilstein is also famous for the long-distance "Böhmerwald Loop Trail" that meanders across Bohemian Forest and for the wonderful "Falkensteinerweg Trail".
- Inhabitants: 1.593
- Area: 23,32 km²
- Altitude (from): 585m ASL
- Altitude (to): 585m ASL
- Longitude: 13.894014358520513
- Latitude: 48.618214966026152
The village lies approx. 50km north of Upper Austria's capital Linz.
Passau - Wegscheid - Kollerschlag - Peilstein
Vienna - Linz - Rohrbach - Peilstein
Salzburg - Linz - Rohrbach - Peilstein
By TRAIN to Oepping Station, and from there by BUS to Peilstein (6km).
Nearest Airports: Linz/Hörsching, Vienna or Munich