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Dragon's walk

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Special features

Tour and route information

  • Starting place: 5310 St. Lorenz am Mondsee
  • Destination: 5310 St. Lorenz am Mondsee
Duration: 7,35 hours
Length: 17,34 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 1155m
Altitude difference (downhill): 1148m
Lowest point: 488m
Highest point: 1137m

Difficulty:

medium

Panoramic view:

Some Views

Paths covering:

  • Gravel

Most economical season:

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
Longer Circular way, which is signed with a dragon.

The starting and finishing point of the app. 6-7 hours tour is the Gasthof "Drachenwand" in St. Lorenz (St. Lorenz 32, 5310 Mondsee, St. Lorenz. Tel: 43 6232 3356, opening times from May to September: Wednesday to Sunday from 9.am, in July and August also open on tuesday. All other times, reduced opening times).
From there the route travels south-east, after approx 50 m branch to the right. A sign indicates to the Theklakapelle. The route leads through the wood upwards. The signs are red-white-red. Keep to the left at two forks in the path to reach the Theklakapelle. Thekla wa a martyr who devoded her life to her faith. A small bride crosses the Klausbach. Some of the water here flows underground from the mountain and only emerges again when it reaches the lake. The Drachenwand inludes the Klausbachhöhlen. This is an enormous system of caves with dripstones and a lake. Unfortunately the cave system is not accessible. The ascent now starts to the highest point of the walk, the Almkogel (1030 m). Enjoy the beautiful view!
Then continue along the forest path to the lovely Eibensee, offering an inviting cooling dip. The walk then continues down along the brook until just before Fuschl am See, over the brook, then up to the Ruine Wartenfels (665 m). This was originally used as a court for stewards and then a robber knight's castle. The ascent to the castle (app. 10 minutes) is worth the effort due to the stunning panoramic view and sun terrace. Those with stamina can continue from the Ruine Wartenfels to the Schobergipfel (1328 m). This ascent is secured with wire cables. Schobersüdgrad offers climbing routes with varying degrees of difficulty.
From there descent the mountain through a pretty wooded route at the foot of the Schober and the Drachenwand back to the starting point. Rest stops: Gasthof Drachenwand, inns in Fuschl am See and Berggasthof Schlößl.
If you are lucky and quiet you might be able to catch a glimpse of roe deer and stags, of moufflons and chamois on the steeper areas. In winter and early spring many Christmas roses blossom here, and in eary summer the stemless gentian comes into flower.

Altitude profile

Contact

Tourismusverband Mondsee-Irrsee
Dr. Franz Müller Straße 3
5310 St. Lorenz am Mondsee

Phone: +43 6232 2270
Fax machine: +43 6232 2270-22
E-Mail: info@mondsee.at
Web: www.mondsee.at

We speak the following languages

German

Along the trail

One of the favourite mountain to hike in MondSeeLand.. Easy to climb also for children. At the top it will be more difficult, you need good hiking shoes.

The Eibensee is a small mountainlake. . It is achievable from St. Lorenz or rather from Fuschl.

Traditional summer dishes Local flavors and wide selection of Austrian Fondou

Our Restaurant is located submontane of the Drachenwand.

The ruin is positioned on the western side of the schober.. The ruin was built from "Konrad von Kahlham " in 1259. Since then he called hisself "von Wartenfels". He sold everything also the tithes...

This forest chapel is located on the Klausbach near Plomberg St. Lorenz. It was erected thanks to the fact that on its site a chaplain was saved from a tree that had a picture of St. Thekla.. Let...

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Wanderweg
Starting place: St. Lorenz am Mondsee

Duration: 7.35 h

Length: 17.34 km

Metres of altitude: 1155m

Difficulty:

Panoramic view: