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Hiking and golfing

What to do arround Friedersbach

Close to nature

Adventures in the region

Is there even a better why to forget those stressful days than in the beautiful nature? Probably not! Enjoy the fresh air during a pleasurable game of golf or a sunny hike around the Waldviertel. Whatever outdoor activity you prefer, we are happy to help you plan excursions and activities. Experience the beauty of the Ottenstein reservoir. Let yourself be led along often unknown, partly old paths to beautiful viewing spots and idyllic bays, to observe nature and recharge your batteries.


Hiking trails

Certified hiking hotel

As a certified partner of the Austrian Hiking Villages, the Faulenzerhotel offers the perfect base for 5 wonderful hiking trails, which start directly in front of the hotel.

  • 5-Dörfer-Weg 57 | Length: 14,7 KM | Height: 179 M | Duration: 04:00
  • Waldbachweg 57A | Length: 5,2 KM | Height: 90 M | Duration: 01:10
  • Sonnenweg 57 b | Length: 7,1 KM | Height: 101 M | Duration: 01:45
  • Storchenblickweg 57C | Length: 4,7 KM | Height: 83 M | Duration: 01:30
  • Vabinda-Weg 57D | Length: 15,8 KM | Height: 329 M | Duration: 04:00

In addition, we are located directly on the Waldviertel Culture Trail 665 and the Kamptal lake route 620.

Special hiking-services included

Dive into the pure nature of the Waldviertel landscape and let yourself be enchanted. As our guest, you enjoy special benefits:

  • 2 guided hikes per week by the Zwettl Tourist Association (depending on availability)
  • weekly tours with your hosts, we accompany you personally on request and provide you with local information
  • Hiking starting point in front of the hotel
  • equipment rental and hiking boots washing area
  • free hiking maps of the region

€ 6,00 to € 12,00 per person (depending on the duration of the hike)
Hiking guide: Walter Fletzer: 0680 147 88 83 or

Golf and relaxing go hand in hand


As a partner hotel of the “Heart of Golf” you can enjoy special conditions. You automatically receive a 30% green fee reduction on all Heart of Golf courses if you stay at a partner hotel. Enjoy a total of 11 golf courses and more than 350 fairways in the Waldviertel and the neighbouring Czech Republic. The central location of the Faulenzerhotel offers the idealbase for a wide variety of courses; you can reach the Diamond Golf Club Ottenstein in just 12 minutes.