Nature trips and trails
The Austrian region of Laa and its vicinity offer numerous activities for nature lovers and for those seeking tranquillity. You can walk undisturbed on walking trails or participate in a guided hike to the highest peak in Weinviertel - Buschberg.
Laa and its vicinage offer numerous activities for nature lovers and those seeking tranquillity. Do you like walking with your eyes open, watching the landscape? Do you like walking on undisturbed hiking trails to learn and discover something new? Or would you like to participate in a guided tour to the highest peak in Weinviertel - Buschberg? Whether you come for a short or a long time – Laa and its surroundings will offer you quiet places to relax in virgin nature.
Nature and thematic trails
Falkensteiner Weinlehrpfad" wine trail
Learn more about the history of vines and viticulture.
Start of trail: Mariengrotte
Length: about 1.5 km
Water trail of senses: "Wasserweg der Sinne" Laa / Thaya
Marked trail, leading through parks along Mühlbach to Laa and the Laa's jungle, by the Lindenhof forest inn.
Start of trail: Hotel Therme Laa
Length: about 7 km
Adventure trail "Erlebnisweg" Hagenberg
At various locations, you will look into the world of forest birds, see small objects of interest in the countryside and the village and you will learn all about various old fruit trees.
Start of trail: Hagenberg square
Length: about 3.5 km
Hemp and nature trail
"Hanf- und Naturlehrpfad" Hanfthal
At ten places, the visitor will learn all about the ancient cultural plant – hemp.
Start of trail: "Hanfthal-Hof" Restaurant
Length: about 4 km
Organized tours possible upon booking: Mr. Johann Schmidt, +43 (0) 699 / 122 09 256
Thaya-Mühlbach round trail
Peek into the world of trees and plants in the original forest windbreak.
Start of trail: Lindenhof forest inn
Length: about 4 km
Panorama trail "Panoramawanderweg" Gaubitsch
Nature trail for the whole family.
Start of trail: the village of Gaubitsch
Length: about 6 km
Nature trail with sculptures "Skulpturenwanderweg" Loosdorf
Start of trail: Winkelauer Hof
Length: about 3 km
Interesting destinations in the vicinity
- Wolf preserve Ernstbrunn
- Guided tours in the Leiser Berge natural park
- Ride in a trolley
- "Intellectual Path" in Wildendürnbach
- "John's Castle" trail in Loosdorf
- "Meadow Herbs" trail and "Wine Hill" trail in Gaubitsch
Leiser Berge – in the footsteps of ancient cultures
The Natural Park of Leiser Berge (Silent Hills) is located in the centre of the Weinviertel area. Nice scenery lovers can go to the top of the Oberleis, where there is a wooden outlook tower and a pilgrimage church with Stations of the Cross. The partially flat nature park is suitable for hiking for families with children.
Guided tour in German language.
Romantic walk in Falkenstein
Topic: history, nature and wine
Tours: April–October, upon booking, daily
Contact: Falkenstein municipality +43 (0) 2554 / 853 40 or Mrs Ruckenstuhl +43 (0) 664 / 156 73 35
Price: €4 per person