Haidermühle - Erlachmühle - Helenenweg - Tour
- All weather
- Suitable for families
- Suitable for groups
- culinary interesting
Easy circular hike through the center of Mondsee, to the Weißenstein settlement and over meadow paths towards the Erlachmühle-inn. Through the Helenental we walk back to Mondsee.
We walk towards Kirchenplatz, turn left into Rainerstraße and take the 2nd street on the right (Freinbergerstraße). At the first crossing we walk left into the Schulweg and immediately right again up Lindenthalerstraße to the fire brigade.
Through the underpass we get to Prielhofstrasse, which leads past the Red Cross and the Sportland to Prielhof. Following the street we cross under the motorway and reach the sports center. On the right a dirt road leads to Vogelsangstrasse, which we follow to the left. It's worth looking back. In the settlement area, the road leads downhill to Haidermühle (formerly an inn).
We are at the Zellerache.
For the way back we choose the meadow path (path no.7) on the left bank of the stream. In Punzau we hit the street and cross the Zellerache here. In the curve, the dirt road turns left, which leads us along the stream past the Frischling guesthouse back to Vogelsangstrasse. Crossing this we come to the Erlachmühle-inn.
Now we walk back along the river at the Helenenweg. At the company premises, we come across Hierzenbergerstrasse. Following this and further on Ludwig-Angerer-Straße, the street leads back to Rainerstraße and the town center.
This tour including a description was made available to us by the Alpenverein Österreich, Mondsee Section, Mrs. Annelu-Ilse Wenter.
- culinary interesting
- Board possible
The tour starts at the Mondsee-Irrsee tourist office in the center of Mondsee. Free parking is available at the Mondsee lake promenade.
- Parking space: 200
- All weather
- Suitable for groups
- Suitable for seniors
- Suitable for single travelers
- Suitable for friends
- Suitable for couples
- Suitable for children
- Early winter
- Deep winter
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