Theme path Hörfeldmoor circular trail - Touren-Impression #1 | © Tourismusverband Region Murau Theme path Hörfeldmoor circular trail - Touren-Impression #1 | © Tourismusverband Region Murau

Hörfeldmoor circular trail

On the circular trail around the Ramsar protected area Hörfeldmoor, many stations point out the fauna and flora of the wetland. A footpath makes the moor accessible and offers insights into this very special habitat.
The Hörfeldmoor Nature Reserve is home to 500 different species of butterflies and moths and 125 species of birds.



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The tour in numbers

Level of difficulty
6,8 km
2:30 h
60 hm
80 hm
986 m
Highest point

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Arrival from Germany

From Munich via the A8 in the direction of Salzburg. From Salzburg on the A10 Tauern freeway to St. Michael im Lungau. Take the B96 to Tamsweg, then continue on the B95 to Predlitz. The B97 leads via Stadl an der Mur to Murau. There in traffic circle direction St. Lambrecht to the Murau train station and further direction St. Lambrecht. Via Laßnitz near Murau you reach St. Lambrecht, which is already in the nature park. Continue towards Mariahof, there to Neumarkt, after Neumarkt and St. Marein turn left towards Mühlen. Follow the main road, then turn left to Mühlen to the village center.

Arrival from Oberösterreich/Hungary

At the freeway junction in St. Michael bei Leoben take the S36 in the direction of Klagenfurt. Pass Knittelfeld and Judenburg until Scheifling. In Scheifling continue in the direction of Klagenfurt to Neumarkt, via Unzmarkt and Perchau am Sattel you reach Neumakrt. Drive trough Neumarkt and St. Marein, then turn left towards Mühlen. Follow the main road, then turn left to Mühlen to the village center.

Arrival from Italy

Via Klagenfurt on the S37 past St. Veit an der Glan, Treibach and Friesach. In Friesach continue towards Vienna, via Dürnstein and Wildbach towards Neumarkt. After the Klamm and shortly before St. Marein turn right towards Mühlen. Follow the main road, then turn left to Mühlen.

After crossing the main road, the trail leads us southward along fields to the building yard of the municipality of Mühlen. The path leads past a high seat, we cross the bridge at the Görschitzbach ato a clearing, and from there we continue to the nearby high forest. After the forest path, the hill is reached and comprehensive overview of the moor is, possible. Along the municipal road the path leads us back to Mühlen with a beautiful view ober the moor.
Tip: Refreshment stops in the center of Mühlen!
With the BusBahmBim app from Verbundlinie, timetable information has never been easier: all bus, train and streetcar connections in Austria can be queried by entering locations and/or addresses, stops or important points. The app is available as a free app for smartphones (Android, iOS) - on Google Play and in the App Store.

ÖBB | Verbundlinie Steiermark 

Parking is available at the Schaumühle in the center of Mühlen.
The circular trail can be hiked all year round. Information brochures are available at the various information offices.


What the weather will be like

Mühlen (961m)

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Naturpark-Bank | © Alpengasthof Moser - ArisMedia

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