Helenental Castles Hike with Transport from Vienna

Outdoor Activities in Vienna

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This is an easy 2-hour small-group hike near Vienna to two ruins of castles in "Helenental" that have been popular since the "Biedermeier" era. Your local guide lead you on a walk through picturesque forest paths and rocky slopes while always having the ruins of Rauheneck and Rauhenstein before your eyes.There is a maximum of 6 participants for this tour.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Wien Hauptbahnhof SudMeeting point and transfer.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Ruine RauheneckAlthough Baden near Vienna is not Middleearth, there are two towers to admire. On the one hand, two castles to the left and the right of Schwechat secured the entrance to the Helenen Valley. The ruins of these castles are the goal of this 2-hour hike. You will walk on picturesque forest paths and rocky slopes, always having the ruins of Rauheneck and Rauhenstein before your eyes. From both towers, you will have a beautiful view over the spa town of Baden and the valley surrounding the Schwechat. The famous Kings Cave will give you a special natural experience.Hiking time: 2 hours | Difference in height: 170 metersDuration: 3 hoursStop At: Wien Hauptbahnhof SudTransfer back to original departure point.Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Transport to/from Vienna
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Ruine Rauheneck

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • If available, additional transport systems such as gondolas
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Led by a local guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour