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Überstieg overlooking the Thaya valley

Lower Austria  >  Austria

Viewpoint at the iconic Überstieg, an impressive meander neck in the National Park Thayatal.

Added by Christoph Milek

Description

The Thayatal is an impressive valley with steep cliffs and gentle meadows, natural forests and a many birds. From the Überstieg overlooking the Thaya valley some of the rarest and most impressive birds (White-tailed Eagle, Black Stork, Eurasian Hobby and Peregrine Falcon) in the National Park Thayatal area can be watched.

Details

Access

This viewpoint is accessible from either the National park´s visitor centre by a 1.5 hour walk or from the Feste Kaja, an old castle ruin (40 min. walk). Click on the P on the map to go to the parking place of your choice.

Terrain and Habitat

Canyon, River

Conditions

Hilly, No shadow

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Wide path, Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Links

View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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