Hirschbach – a place of herbal virtue in Upper Austria
Experience herbs, recharge your batteries, find your own well
In Hirschbach in Mühlviertler Kernland the focus is on the regional herbs – where they grow and which effects they have. During your stay you will learn a lot of interesting facts.
Herbal garden along the herbal hiking path
Various herbs are explained during the 1-hour circular path. You start about 200m away from Hirschbach’s main square and will be enjoy a hike of wonderful smells because various smell stages with trays filled with herbs can be found along the way. The hike’s highlight is the highest located herbal garden at 800m above sea level. Discover mountain arnica and lemon balm as well as rare herbs with various healing effects and also spices. Along the signposted hiking path you will also find other sights like the parish church.
Taste the herbs
Take some of the herbs back home with you. In the Herb Parlour in Hirschbach you will find a wide range of herbal products. If you want to taste the nature’s specialties, visit one of the four herb restaurants in Hirschbach:
- Landgasthof Ehrentraut
- Freudenthaler Restaurant-Bakery
- Kulturwirtshaus Pammer
- Dunziger Herb Restaurant
Apart from the seasonal herbal delicacies you can also enjoy regional cuisine here.