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Klaus an der Pyhrnbahn - Steyrling - Kniewas

Klaus an der Pyhrnbahn, Oberösterreich , Österreich

Klaus is situated at the onset of the Pyhrn-Priel region and incorporates the two villages of Steyrling and Kniewas.

Only a few kilometres from the highway, yet far off the beaten track – enjoy a relaxing stay in Klaus.

Natural idyll at the reservoir

The romantic Klauser reservoir is a popular destination throughout the year. During summer you can enjoy boat or kajak trips along grand canyons, bungee-jumping off the reservoir wall for the more adventurous and fishing at the reservoir for quieter moments. During winter the frozen lake is a popular ice curling destination.

Imperial hikes

The Austrian Empress Sissi enjoyed hiking through the romantic Brunnental valley in Steyrling. Still today the areas surrounding the mansions belonging to the families of Count Schaumburg-Lippe are a well known secret amongst hikers. During the winter months the cross country trails lead you through the romantic scenery.

Ice curling

Enjoy fun filled hours during winter with a traditional game of ice curling in Klaus or Steyrling. Both the reservoir in Klaus and the track at the Klausner inn in Steyrling are popular venues.

History of the municipality of Klaus an der Pyhrnbahn

  • Inhabitants: 1.178
  • Area: 108 km²
  • Altitude (from): 406m ASL
  • Altitude (to): 406m ASL
  • Longitude: 14.1567
  • Latitude: 47.8281

From Vienna: West motorway direction Salzburg - A1 junction Voralpenkreuz - A9 exit Klaus

From Munich: A8 Salzburg - West motorway A1 direction Linz - turn Voralpenkreuz - A9, exit Klaus

From Berlin: A9 Bayreuth - Nuremberg - A3 Regensburg - Passau - A8 to Konoten Voralpenkreuz - A9, exit Klaus
Vienna - Linz - Klaus at the Pyhrnbahn;
Munich - Salzburg - Linz - Klaus at the Pyhrnbahn;
Hamburg - Passau - Linz - Klaus at the Pyhrnbahn;
Frankfurt - Passau - Linz - Klaus at the Pyhrnbahn;
Berlin - Nürnberg - Passau - Linz - Hinterstoder;
Airports: Linz / Hörsching, Vienna, Salzburg

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Klaus an der Pyhrnbahn - Steyrling - Kniewas
Tourismusinformation Klaus im Wilderermuseum
Kniewas 17
4572 Klaus an der Pyhrnbahn

+43 7565 31333

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