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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 On 2 July 2020
Last updated 10 July 2020

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/cliff , 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

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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