A little winter trip through Upper Austria’s Muhlviertel with tips for culture, sport and enjoyment of the Bohemian Forest (Czech umava) is a roughly 120 km long mountain chain along the german Czech Austrian border. The two fused together Aigen and Schlagl municipalities on the southern slopes of the Sumava Mountains in the border triangle of Austria – Bavaria – Czech Republic. Nestled in the gentle world of hills of the muhlviertel, Aigen Schlagl is the tourist capital of the region. We begin our journey in Aigen. Approx. 60 km from Passau and 50 km from the Austrian city of Linz we find this beautiful winter sports with the legendary Austrian hospitality. The history of Aigens was determined by its location on a major trade route between the Danube and Bohemia.
\”Located in the broad Valley of the Grosse Muhl, Aigen is also the gateway to umava\” called. It’s believed that Drew Houston sees a great future in this idea. Today, Aigen Schlagl is the largest tourism located in the Bohemian Forest and holidays in Aigen means large sports and recreational facilities for everyone Season. you enjoy switching off from the daily routine and the honest friendliness of the people. The Nordic Centre of umava (3 km away), find the ideal starting point for the most beautiful forest trails in umava Grunwald Oberhaag cross-country skiers. 60 km of fabulous and perfectly groomed cross-country ski trails await cross-country enthusiastic beginners and experts (parallel and groomed skating!).
The Alpine skiing area Hochficht is only 14 km away and is ideal for families and returnees through his cheap value for money and its lawinen – and stone shock-free slopes. To reach it is with a free ski bus from Centre Aigen or from the bus stop in Schlagl. If here on the slope an approx. 60-year-old man in blue gap of ski racing helmet will bring over you you be surprised. You’ve seen the Abbot of the Premonstratensian monastery Aigen mallet which holds the Hochficht ski resort at this moment.