Blaschek Scenic View Point

Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee, Oberösterreich, Österreich
  • pets allowed
  • Suitable for groups

The Blaschek Scenic View Point in Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt is located above the “Höhenweg” on the “Ewige Wand” and invites you to take a relaxing break with a breathtaking view of the Goiserer valley.

The Blaschek Scenic View Point - popular viewpoint

The Blaschek Scenic View Point, which was rebuilt in June 1990, is located above the “Höhenweg” on the “Ewige Wand”. You can drive by car until the Rathlucken hut via the toll-free panoramic road and then easily reach it in about 30 to 45 minutes by walk. The popular destination will reward you with a wonderful view of the Goiserer valley.
The Scenic View Point owes its name to Leopold Blaschek, who came to Bad Goisern around 1897. Hired as forest supervisor, he was appointed to be a kk forester III. class by decree of the Gmunden forestry on 25.08.1903. He died at the age of 48 on August 18, 1915 and was buried in the catholic cemetery in Bad Goisern.

Hike to the Blaschek Scenic View Point

The hike to the Blaschek Scenic View Point begins at the parking lot of the Rathlucken hut. Here it goes along the 1.5 km long mountain and fairytale trail into the forest, where you past 7 stations where stories from the past of the Inner Salzkammergut and matching carved figures are waiting. At the end of the forest you reach the rocky outcrops of the “Ewige Wand”. Here the way goes, secured with wire rope railings, through the 2 tunnels to a first viewpoint. The ascent to the Blaschek Scenic View Point begins on the right hand side. Follow the signs and you reach the Scenic View Point after about 15 minutes.
From there you can hike further towards the Predigstuhl summit or take the path back over the Mountain and fairytale trail. Alternatively, go back to the first viewpoint and follow the signs towards Anzenau.

Fancy more hikes?

You can get to know interesting facts about the culture and history of Bad Goisern on the "Goiserer Geschichte(n)" theme trail. You will find more recommendations in our overview of all hiking trails in the Holiday Region Dachstein Salzkammergut.

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Experience a 360° panorama tour through Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt…

During the summer months

  • open to the public

Accessibility / arrival

You can drive until the Rathlucken hut. At the roundabout on the B 145 in Bad Goisern, turn towards Predigstuhl and then follow the signs to the Rathlucken hut on the toll-free panoramic road. From here you can walk along the hiking path towards the “Ewige Wand”. After the “Ewige Wand” you reach a junction towards the Blaschek Scenic View Point.

by car

from Salzburg:
Exit Thalgau via federal road B158 towards Bad Ischl, in Bad Ischl drive onto Salzkammergut Street B145 towards Bad Goisern
from Linz:
Exit Regau via federal road Salzkammergut street B145 towards Gmunden and Bad Ischl to Bad Goisern
from Vienna/Graz:
Exit Liezen via federal road B320, in Trautenfels drive onto Salzkammergut street B145 towards Bad Goisern
from Villach:
Tauern motorway to exit "Eben im Pongau", via B166 Pass Gschütt federal road through Gosau, at the Gosaumühle junction turn towards Bad Goisern

by train
Attnang-Puchheim - Stainach-Irdning lines
stops “Goisern Jodschwefelbad”, train station Bad Goisern
by bus
Bus 542 (Bad Ischl - Gosausee)
stops Bad Goisern Jodschwefelbad, Bad Goisern Kurhotel, Bad Goisern Mitte/B145
Detailed information on the respective train and bus times can be found at (train) and (bus).

Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
  • Free entry
  • Suitable for groups
  • Pets allowed
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples
  • Suitable for children
  • Summer

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Blaschek Scenic View Point
auf der Ewigen Wand
4822 Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee

Phone +43 5 95095 - 10
Fax machine +43 5 95095 - 74

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Tourismusverband Inneres Salzkammergut
Kirchengasse 4
4822 Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee

Phone +43 5 95095 - 10
Fax machine +43 5 95095 - 74

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Mag. (FH) Christian Schirlbauer
Kirchengasse 4
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