Hiking region Danube Upper Austria


Pleasure hiking on the river

For families with kids an adventure playground, for pleasure hikers pure hiking happiness, for conscious people a meaningful natural paradise and for trail runners an incredible power place – that is hiking in the Upper Austrian Danube region.

Hiker´s hearts beat faster in the Danube region in Upper Austria: discovering different types of landscape step by step – from the forested banks in the Upper Danube Valley to the fertile plains in the Eferdinger Becken and in the Machland region to the rugged rock formations in the once-feared Strudengau region – spying incredible panoramic views of the river from above and actively getting involved with nature is easyon a hike through the Upper Austrian Danube region


Pärchen wandert am Donausteig, Blick auf Grein und Donau

Getting into flow step by step

From long-distance hikes and sporty day tours to leisurely pleasure hikes and walking and theme trails, there is something for every type of hiker along the Danube in Upper Austria.

The network of trails in the Danube region consists of the Donausteig long distance hiking trail, whose stages stretch from Passau via Linz to Grein on both banks of the river, 49 Donausteig circuits into the Danube´s surrounding countryside and numerous other regional hiking trails. In order not to get lost in the huge network of trails in the Upper Austrian Danube region, the new four-part map set provides a good overview of the entire hiking region.