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Parz castle gallery – centre for arts

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The international summer of music in Bad Schallerbach – a fixed event in the Upper Austrian cultural landscape – represents a focal point for cultural life in the region. Gifted young musicians share the spotlight with local idols and international stars.

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The lakeside Parz castle has been renovated and is now a special location for art. Exhibitions of the work of local and international artists are regularly held here. open Fr. 19:00 - 21:00; Sat. 17:00 - 20:00; Sun. 13:30 - 17:00

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Parz castle gallery, A-4710 Grieskirchen, Parz 1, Tel: +43(0)664/2138190, www.galerieschlossparz.at

Season April to December

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Magdalenaberg Church Bad Schallerbach

Vitalwelt Bad Schallerbach – the holiday paradise for young and old

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Starhemberg Castle with local museum – Haag a. H.

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thermal springs and overnight stays, brochures and much more can be obtained from the Vitalwelt Bad Schallerbach

Parz castle with Renaissance garden

Tourism Association. We’re happy to help!

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www.vitalwelt.at

Grieskirchen borough, A-4710 Grieskirchen, Stadtplatz 9 Tel: +43(0)7248/62255-15, www.grieskirchen.at

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Grieskirchen

Linz

Vienna

Wallern

210 km (2h)

Haag a. Hausruck

Gallspach Geboltskirchen Wels

Bad Schallerbach

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Sattledt

Gallspach 10 11

Geboltskirchen 7 14

Salzburg Munich

Grieskirchen

125 km (1h 10 min) 260 km (2h 15 min)

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artico art gallery, 4702 Wallern, Marktplatz 4 Tel.: +43(0)7249/488 35, www.artico.at

Cider museum St. Marienkirchen

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Cider museum, 4076 St. Marienkirchen a.d. Polsenz, Kirchenplatz 10 Tel: + 43(0)7249/47112-14, www.mostmuseum.at

Bad Schallerbach shopping experience

Grieskirchen – district capital and shopping town

Wallern

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HOSPITALITY

EXPERIENCE

EXPERIENCE

Cordiality

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…is a priority for the overnight establishments in the Vitalwelt. From a farm holiday to a night in a luxurious four star superior hotel, every holidaymaker will find the right option for their own personal needs.

3 km from Bad Schallerbach

The Mostland-Hausruck area is known for the high quality of this traditional drink from Upper Austria. Cider has a long history and significance, and a special, lovingly equipped museum has been dedicated to it in St. Marienkirchen. Learn everything there is to know about cider and enjoy special tastings. open April to October: Tu. and Sat. 14:00 – 17:00

SHOPPING The attractive town centre invites you to take a stroll and do some shopping. Around Badstrasse, Linzer Strasse and Grieskirchner Strasse you will find everything your heart could desire from fashion, gift ideas, watches and jewellery to a supermarket. www.shopping-schallerbach.at

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The Parz castle, built in the 15 century, is one of the most important Renaissance buildings in Upper Austria. The newly designed Renaissance garden provides a unique backdrop for the largest connected fresco wall north of the Alps.

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Bad Schallerbach

210 km (2h)

open during exhibitions: Sat. 9:00 – 12:00

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Vitalwelt Bad Schallerbach Tourism Association A-4701 Bad Schallerbach Promenade 2 Tel: +43(0)7249/42071-0 e-mail: info@vitalwelt.at

Upper Austria

Evangelical parish of Wallern, 4702 Wallern, Evang. Kirchenplatz 1 Tel: +43(0)7249/481 30, www.evang-wallern.at

Exhibitions and events are regularly held in artico – the place for contemporary art in Wallern. There is a special focus on supporting upcoming artists.

open May to October, Sundays and bank holidays from 14:00 – 16:00. Guided tours can be booked in advance.

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300 km (3h)

Graz

„artico“ art gallery – Wallern

Market town office, Haag am Hausruck, A-4680 Haag am Hausruck, Marktplatz 23, Tel: +43(0)7732/2255, www.haag-hausruck.at

300 km (4h)

Haag am Hausruck

Mentioned for the first time in 1776, the picturesque castle possesses a wonderful Renaissance courtyard and the local museum, which offers impressions of rural living culture in the 19th century.

With the Vitalwelt guest pass you can enjoy numerous discounts as overnight guests in the region. Enjoy its benefits, we’re happy to provide further information!

activities, opportunities for reflection, attractive deals including

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The Trinity Church, built around 1850, exudes special architectural beauty. For the 2010 country exhibition, the Evangelics parish designed the two kilometre long “Reformation – on the way” route. The ten stations explain the history of the Evangelics in Wallern, and the route is suitable for wheelchairs.

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The Magdalenaberg Church was built in the Gothic style. In the 600 years of its existence it has been rescued from deterioration on many occasions and is now considered to be a landmark of Bad Schallerbach. A three kilometre circular path leads from the Europa Square to the church.

The tourist region of Vitalwelt Bad Schallerbach is located in the heart of the delightful landscapes between the Danube and Salzkammergut. The destinations are manifold and you’re guaranteed to enjoy the experiences of pirates, tree tops and cave adventures, and the invitation to enjoy new voyages of discovery.

Further information, such as other exercise and leisure

“Dreieinigkeitskirche” with themed route in Wallern

Vitalwelt tourist information, A-4701 Bad Schallerbach, Promenade 2 Tel: +43(0)7249/42071-0, www.musiksommerbadschallerbach.at

Prague

720 km (7h 15 min)

Treats for the palate

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The culinary diversity is just as varied as the Vitalwelt itself. The gastronomic offerings range from a quick snack to regional delicacies and traditional Most fare and the best Hauben cooking.

Grieskirchen offers an attractive ensemble of streets, squares and colourful houses. The numerous shops cause not just the hearts of shopping enthusiasts to beat a little faster, but also guarantee that everyone will find something. Farmers’ market in Grieskirchen, Sparkasse car park, every Saturday from 7:00 to 11:00; Mostland market, Rossmarkt 25, Th. and Fr. from 8:00 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 18:00, Sat. from 8:00 to 12:00.

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International summer of music in Bad Schallerbach

Berlin Nuremberg

Stand: 3/2012

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Fotos: OÖ Tourismus / Röbl, EurothermenResort, Vitalwelt, S. Hochhauser, Landschloss Parz

CULTURAL

Get a copy of the new gastro guide and discover all 113 gastronomy establishments in the Vitalwelt. Get it free of charge from the Vitalwelt tourist information office in Bad Schallerbach and Gallspach!

THE MOST POPULAR DESTINATIONS www.vitalwelt.at


ADVENTURE

Dive in and forget about the daily grind.

The Luisenhöhe Adventure Mountain in Haag am Hausruck has many great things to offer. Discover nature, enjoy the breath-taking view, climb among the treetops or simply enjoy the cool breeze.

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NATURE

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The EurothermenResort in Bad Schallerbach forms the pulsating heart of the Vitalwelt tourist region and is one of the best addresses for wellness and health in Austria. Dive into the comforting warm water and relax in the pleasant atmosphere.

“Weg der Sinne” with panoramic look-out

Tropicana–Cabrio thermal springs 1 Those seeking rejuvenation are invited to relax under the palm trees in a South Sea atmosphere. Discover the impressive outdoor and indoor thermal pools, a six metre high sea aquarium with grottos to swim in and, as an absolute highlight, the open roof which enables you to enjoy the open air thermal springs experience.

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open daily from 9:00 to 24:00.

Luisenhöhe Adventure Mountain 4680 Haag am Hausruck Tel.: +43(0)7732/2255 www.wegdersinne.at

open daily from 9:00 to 22:00 Sat. until 24:00

Relaxium – the sauna world

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“goruck” high wire park A-4680 Haag am Hausruck Tel: +43(0)676/9175437 www.goruck.at

Scheiben coal station A-4682 Geboltskirchen Tel: +43(0)7732/3513 www.kohlestrasse.at

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Summer toboggan run 4680 Haag am Hausruck Tel: +43(0)7732/2351 www.wegdersinne.at

open May to October Sat., Sun. and bank holidays from 12:00 to 17:00 and by arrangement for groups.

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Vitalwelt tourist information A-4701 Bad Schallerbach, Promenade 2 Tel: +43(0)7249/42071-0 www.vitalwelt.at

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The former spa gardens were transformed into a unique oasis of relaxation for the “Botanica 2009” horticultural show and are both stimulating and sensual. Paths that have been tailored for wheelchairs invite you to walk through the gorgeous park landscape with its water features, meditation gardens, water lily ponds, mazes and great playgrounds for children.

Bad Schallerbach exercise arena

Cycling in the Vitalwelt

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The Vitalwelt cycling path network covers more than 300 kilometres of well signposted cycle paths. Its seven varying connections between the Trattnach cycle path in the North and the Innbach cycle path in the South enable you to plan individual routes.

7 paths for all difficulty levels start from the Europa Square and invite you to go for a run or enjoy some Nordic Walking. Some of the paths, which lead to the most beautiful squares in the area, are also suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs.

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open all year round

Vitalwelt tourist information A-4701 Bad Schallerbach, Promenade 2 Tel: +43(0)7249/42071-0 www.vitalwelt.at

NEW: E-bike rental stations at the Bad Schallerbach Atrium Wallern municipal office n Schmiding zoo and aqua zoo

You can pick up a folder with descriptions, route lengths and elevation profiles from the Vitalwelt tourist information office free of charge (only in german)!

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Vitalwelt tourist information 4701 Bad Schallerbach, Promenade 2 Tel. +43(0)7249/42071-0 Bicycle and E-bike rental: Mo. – Fr. 8:00 – 17:00, Sat. 9:00 – 12:00

open all year round

Gallspach nature adventure baths 10 Grieskirchen relaxation baths

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open May to October Sat. from 13:00 to 18:00; Sun. and bank holidays from 10:30 to 18:00 Summer holidays: additional holidays as per www.goruck.at

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Grieskirchen relaxation baths A-4710 Grieskirchen, Badstr. 19 Tel: +43(0)7248/62580 www.grieskirchen.at

Schmiding zoo and aqua zoo

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Gallspach market town A-4713 Gallspach, Hauptplatz 8 Tel.: +43(0)7248/62355 www.gallspach.ooe.gv.at

7 km from Bad Schallerbach

Encounter animals from throughout the world in a unique way! Austria’s only gorillas as well as giraffes, crocodiles or monkeys feel as at ease in the 13 hectares as the kings of the air feel in the world’s largest walk-in birds of prey enclosure. In the aqua zoo you will also encounter reef sharks, butterfly fish and many more exotic animals. Exciting adventure playgrounds round off the offering.

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Please note closed in 2012 due to the chair lift being converted into a modern mountain railway. Normal operation will resume in 2013, daily from April to October.

open May and from 16th August to September, daily from 10:00 to 19:00 June, July and to 15th August, daily from 9:00 to 20:00

Schmiding zoo and aqua zoo A-4631 Krenglbach, Schmidingerstraße 5 Tel: +43(0)7249/46272 www.zooschmiding.at

open March to November, daily from 9:00 to 17:00; aqua zoo open all year round, daily from 9:00 to 17:00 (admission until 17:00)

Geboltskirchen Nordic.Fitness.Park

The Gallspach nature adventure baths is a paradise for the whole family and offers a special form of bathing pleasure – namely without the addition of any chemicals. Special attractions include the diving platform, rope jungle, sand and water playground, climbing wall, playing field for ball games and two beach volleyball courts.

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The heated outdoor pool offers, amongst other things, a large sunbathing area and a 50 metre long water slide. These and other offerings contribute to the particularly family friendly atmosphere.

From the Luisenhöhe it takes you through the Hausruck forest, across green meadows and down into the valley. Parents and children can decide how fast they want to go down the 750 metre summer toboggan run. Whether quickly or at a more leisurely pace – great fun for the whole family is guaranteed.

open daily from 11:00 – 24:00

EurothermenResort Bad Schallerbach 4701 Bad Schallerbach, Promenade 1 Tel: +43(0)7249/440-0, www.eurothermen.at

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“On the tracks, ready, go!” – that’s the motto of the Scheiben coal station. Discover the Hausruck forest in a rail trolley or diesel engine on the 3.5 kilometre long circuit. You’ll be allowed to pedal on the tracks of the former coal train and follow the trail of the “Brown Gold” that was mined here until 1964.

EXPERIENCE Bad Schallerbach Botanica park

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open all year round

Summer toboggan run

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In the extended “Relaxium” sauna landscape you’re invited to feel at ease and relax. Choose from over 20 thermal saunas and numerous relaxation attractions, and enjoy the extended lounging area and the 34°C outdoor sauna thermal pool.

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Anyone seeking adventure will find it in the “goruck” high wire park. Supervised by qualified trainers, you move between the treetops in the different difficulty levels. Children can display their courage and dexterity on special routes.

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The new and unique pirate world at the “Aquapulco” water park entices you with its 13 metre high pirate ship, water wheels, mega slides, music, water and fire shows, as well as a 5D water cinema and a baby bay with a baby island, breast-feeding berths and baby galley.

“Bahnhof Scheiben” coal station

Experience and feel nature on the trail of the senses. This extraordinary themed route runs over 3.5 kilometres from the valley station of the summer toboggan run via 30 stations through the Hausruck forest. The 32 metre high panoramic look-out awaits you at the end of the pathway and provides a wonderful panorama.

“goruck” high wire park Aquapulco – the pirate world

EXERCISE

EXPERIENCE

offen May to September, daily from 9:30 to 19:30

Gallspach spa gardens

Wallern municipal office A-4702 Wallern, Marktplatz 1 Tel: +43(0)7249/48126 www.wallern.ooe.gv.at

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During the summer months a diverse cultural programme is offered in the band-stand of the lovingly tended spa gardens.

Trattnach nature trail

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open all year round

Maria Theresia Golf Club 4680 Haag am Hausruck, Letten 5 Tel: +43(0)7732/3944 www.gcmariatheresia.at

Riding in the Vitalwelt

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offen all year round, but limited hours during the winter months

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Wonderfully located and well signposted hiking paths lead you through the tourist region of Bad Schallerbach Vitalwelt, situated between the Danube and Salzkammergut. Hike across the Mostland and enjoy the typical Hausruck scenery with its gentle hills and well maintained open spaces. 32 hiking paths are waiting to be discovered by you!

open all year round

On the exceptionally well maintained 18 hole championship course of the Maria Theresia Golf Club in Haag am Hausruck golfers of all levels will discover the best conditions and a stunning view from the Mühlviertel to the foothills of the Alps. Guests are always welcome, registration is required!

Gallspach guest information 4713 Gallspach, Hauptplatz 8 Tel. +43(0)7248/62375 Bicycle rental: Mo., Wed., Fr. 13:00 to 16:00; Tue., Th., 8:00 to 12:00

Hiking in the Vitalwelt

Upper Austria’s first Nordic.Fitness.Park awaits you in the Hausruck forest. You can enjoy the new endurance sport on four licenced Nordic Walking routes between 2.7 and 11.7 kilometres in length, and with different demands and elevation profiles.

Golf in the Vitalwelt

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The trail leads you over 2.5 kilometres from Wallern along the Trattnach into the nearby Bad Schallerbach. 22 display boards give an insight into the diversity of the beautiful area around the Trattnach and provide information about ecological connections between the regional flora and fauna. Benches and tables invite you to take a break and enjoy a picnic.

Geboltskirchen municipal office 4682 Geboltskirchen, Feld 10 Tel: +43(0)7732/3513 www.geboltskirchen.at

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Enjoy a holiday for horses and riders. Riders who like to roam will find what they are looking for while “Riding in the Country”. Riding stables and rest areas offer places to tie up the horses and take a look around. Linger a while and enjoy a cosy glass of cider in one of the numerous guesthouses.

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EurothermenResort

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Get the cycling experience card with 300 kilometres of cycle paths between the Trattnach and Innbach, seven connecting routes, 32 hiking paths and numerous bridle paths. Available free of charge from the Vitalwelt tourist information office in Bad Schallerbach and Gallspach! Vitalwelt tourist information, A-4701 Bad Schallerbach, Promenade 2 Tel: +43(0)7249/42071-0, www.vitalwelt.at


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