Closed hiking trail and MTB route Langau – Lackenhof cycle path

The following closure begins on Monday, October 16, 2023, in Langau/Lackenhof until further notice:

Due to fiber optic excavation work, the hiking trail and MTB route from Langau/Maierhöfen (from Gasthof Schützenwirt) to Lackenhof on the “Radlweg” will be closed.

This affects the Upper Austrian Mariazellerweg, the Carthusian Trail (Gaming – Lackenhof), hiking trail no. 3 (Lackenhof – Durchlass) and the MTB routes “Lunzer Route” and the “E-Bike Tour Schindlhütte.

Alternatively, you can only use the state road L108 (Langau-Lackenhof).

Bike rental, trekking, mountainbike & e-bike shops

The bike rental is a perfect chance if You would like to explore the Ybbstal Alps by bike – whether on the Ybbstal Cycle Path or on the numerous mountain bike trails, enjoy the picturesque landscape, at the bike hire shops you will surely find the right bike for you.

You want action and adrenaline? Then visit the Bikepark Königsberg and borrow a downhill bike, an experience not only for adrenalin junkies.

You can rent a bike locally, at

When You rented the bike, you can explore the beauty of Niederösterreich by 2 wheels:


Bike park Königsberg – Downhill und Mountainbike

The heart of the bike park on the Königsberg is the so-called playground with practice course and jumping elements. The highlight of the park is certainly the adapted towing light, which is used to transport the cyclists.

At the moment the bike park has a total of 1,993 m of trails with 92 built-in objects/obstacles.
The ascent aid in the form of the adapted T-bar lift takes you to the Freeride Trail with approx. 1.8 km, the Beginner Trail with 351 m, the Technical Trail with 135 m or the Pumptrack with 80 m. An approx. 1 km long nature downhill route completes the offer. The new Merida Flow-Trail was completed in spring 2019 – an opening will follow.

Mountainbiking & eBike Tours

Through Hollenstein an der Ybbs and the area around the Königsberg a variety of mountain bike trails wind their way. Varied tours in different levels of difficulty await you!

The dBike makes it even easier to discover the most breathtaking viewpoints and cultural highlights of the entire region. At the Königsberg not only eBikes are available for rental, there are also a lot of routes to explore and guided eBike tours to book!

Rental & Shop

Book your bike right here! For more information on prices and equipment please visit

Mountain biking in the Ybbstaler Alps

Mountain biking in Lackenhof area is one of the most preferred tourist destination for many of our guests. Planning ahead the routes with well known bike-tour apps and websites makes a good and valuable time spent in amazing locations, enjoying nature on 2 wheels.

All around the Königsberg, at the foot of the Ötscher, on the Hochkar and in the Lunzer mountains mountain bike trails in all degrees of difficulty await you.

From the family-friendly trekking route to high altitude tours in alpine terrain, from the cosy hilly countryside to steep mountain stages: The mountain bike route network of the Ybbstaler Alps has a lot to offer!

In addition to the numerous vantage points, the best way to get your reward is to enjoy a well-earned alpine snack or a jump into the cool waters of Lake Lunz!

Finally, for those guests who just want to try out this leisure possibility, we propose to rent a bike for a short period, try the new e-bikes as well:, or try out mountain biking at the Mountain biking park Königsberg:

Fishing at Lunzer See lake

Fishing in the crystal-clear lake is an experience of a special kind. The fish abundance of the lake is well known and numerous fish species make every day in this water an unforgettable experience. You need a fishing card from Lower Austria or a fishing guest card.

Please note the fishing regulations!

Information and maps can be obtained from us:

  • Forstverwaltung Seehof, t +43 7486 8300
    (Monday to Friday 08:00 to 12:00 a.m.)
  • Landhotel Zellerhof, t +43 7486/8450
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Palfau waterhole gorge (Palfauer Wasserlochklamm)

The Palfau waterhole gorge south of Mt. Hochkar is a true highlight for all nature lovers. Narrow canyons, gushing waterfalls, deep insights and sweeping views make the one-and-a-half-hour long hike to the waterhole a real experience.

Passing five impressive waterfalls with a total height of fall of 152 m and crossing many a wooden bridge, the steep track is winding upwards step by step. After overcoming the last hurdles, you will reach the lookout post that rewards you with deep insights into the fountainhead cavern and magnificent views across Salzatal Valley.

Sturdy footwear is recommended!

Palfau 69
8923 Palfau



A piece of nature in the middle of the town of Waidhofen an der Ybbs The Schwarzbach area in Rothschild Castle is located directly at the confluence of the Schwarzbach and the Ybbs and is a very special insider tip for hot summer days. Everyone can linger here as they please and enjoy nature. What is special: This romantic and idyllic place is located in the middle of the town of Waidhofen and is therefore a welcome retreat for locals as well as visitors. Even the golden autumn can still be enjoyed to the full here.

The Schwarzbach area near Rothschild Castle is freely accessible during the opening hours of the tourist office Schlossweg 2 3340 Waidhofen an der Ybbs