In the wooded area near Krummnußbaum you pass pilgrimage chapel Maria Steinbründl. It is nice to stroll along the waterfront in Persenbeug and Ybbs.
The tour starts at the fire department in Krummnussbaum and leads through the village and on to Krummnußbaum-Holzern. At Maria Steinbründl (with a pilgrimage chapel) the way leads via Eichberg (hill) to Sarling. Now the way leads along the Danube until the main square in Ybbs. Afterwards you walk past the power station and over the Danube bridge until the waterfront in Persenbeug.
The Nibelungengau long distance trail is split up into 8 stages and can be passed through in both directions. Signs along the way will help you to find the right direction.
Please pay attention to following tips and hints, in order to enjoy your hiking trip.
- Stay on the marked trails.
- Wear hiking boots for your safety.
- Use walking sticks to find balance.
- It is always good to have a rainjacket with you.
- Don't forget your trail map.
- Make sure to have enough drinking water.
- Don't litter!
- No open fire!
- Please respect the sensitive habitats of flora and fauna.
We also like to point out, that it is forbidden to ride a horse or a mountain bike along wood trails or private forest roads.
For great memories of your hiking experience and to enjoy the surrounding nature, please consider to take some general gear which is listed here: Equipment list
Tips and hints for excursions along the way:
crooked walnut trees in Krummnussbaum, Danube port in Krummnussbaum, pilgrimage chapel in Maria Steinbründl,bike museum in Ybbs, power station Ybbs-Persenbeug,
Restaurants and Cafes along the way are in:
Krummnussbaum, Maria Steinbründl, Sarling, Ybbs und Persenbeug
More sights in the area Nibelungengau:
Peace museum in Erlauf, museum of Oskar Kokoschka in Pöchlarn, castle in Leiben, castle in Artstetten and basilica in Maria Taferl
Every year at the first Saturday in October the Nut-festival takes place in Krummnußbaum. The village transforms itself into a colorful festival area with delicious and funny offers around the nut. At the Ybbsiade – the biggest cabaret festival in German speaking countries – every year in April famous cabaret artists perform for two weeks.
Approaching from Krems or Grein via B3 at Klein-Pöchlarn you cross the Danube bridge. At the roundabout after the bridge you take the first exit direction Pöchlarn. You drive through town, after the fire brigade (about 100-150 meters) turn right to direction Krummnussbaum.