The Kahlenberg hike
The circular hiking trail starts directly at the terminal station of the D tram. 11 kilometers wind the hiking trail its way uphill. Enjoy the landscape which is characterized by stunning vineyards and extensive grasslands. The trail leads you through pleasantly scented forests, past beautiful old buildings, charming inns and picturesque taverns. At 485 meters above sea level you already reached the summit. From here you enjoy a spectacular view over the Danube, as far as to the "Schneeberge" and the "kleinen Karpaten". An even more impressive view will be granted to those going up the Stefaniewarte an observatory located at the summit.
Taverns - or the Austrian definition "Buschenschänke or Heurige"
Schedule to stop at one of the various taverns along the trail. The authentic charm of this area can be enjoyed best at one of those traditional inns. Rest in the quiet gardens and try the regional and traditional lunch served here. Don't forget to order a glass of wine, mostly produced by the owner's themselves. Afterwards you are empowered to finish the hike easily.
Anreise vom AllYouNeed Hotel***
From the centrally located AllYouNeed Hotel Vienna2 you walk to the U4 metro station "Schottenring". Hop-off at the terminal station "Heiligenstadt." From here you take the tram D to the terminal station "Nußdorf.
From the AllYouNeed Hotel Vienna4 the U4 metro station "Kettenbrückengasse" is your starting point. From there you go by train to the U4 terminal station "Heiligenstadt", there you change to the tram D. The final station "Nußdorf" is the starting point for the hike.
Terminalstation „Nussdorf" tram D - Zahnradbahnstraße - Beethovengang - Wildgrubgasse - Wildgrube - Sulzwiese – along the Höhenstraße - Sender Kahlenberg – Lodge next to the trail - Eiserne Hand - Eisernenhandgasse - Kahlenberger Straße - Eichelhofweg - Eichelhofstraße - Nußberggasse - Bockkellergasse – Terminalstation tram D.
Die AllYouNeed Hotel - Heurigen Tips:
- Diverse Heurige an der Kahlenberger Straße (only in German)