OPening Times

25.03.2017 - 02.11.2017

Daily 10 am - 6 pm

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Fees

Adults: 7,00 € 

Children (6-14): 4,50 €

Reduced fee: 5,50 €

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ADRESSE

BÄRENWALD Arbesbach

Schönfeld 18
3925 Arbesbach

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EXPERIENCE BEARS FIRST HAND 

A day at the BEAR SANCTUARY is a very special experience.

Get an insight into the everyday life of the bears - about 500 m long circular route, an extensive exhibition area and a multimedial space are available for this. The smaller guests will find a playground and a low-ropes course on the site. A wide selection of plush bear and many regional products can be found in the souvenir shop.

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BÄRENHOF KOLM - EXCELLENT EATING

Casual and fine dining at the same place

Famed chef Michael Kolm conjures for his guests. You can enjoy the creative menu in the finest quality with regional products. Large and small excursion guests, who visit the nearby Bärenwald and the playground, are spoiled here in a cozy ambience culinary.

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BÄRENTRAIL WALDVIERTEL

Hiking trail from natural wonder to natural wonder around the BEAR SANCTUARY

The "Bärentrail" hiking trail connects the Tannermoor in the Upper Austrian Mühlviertel with natural jewels in the municipalities of Arbesbach, Altmelon and Rappottenstein. The starting and finishing point is the BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach. There is the little "Bärentrail", the large "Bärentrail" and particularly child-friendly parts.

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The BÄRENWALD Arbesbach is located in the Waldviertel near the Upper Austrian border.
From Arbesbach on the B 124 direction Linz, you reach the BEAR SANCTUARY 3 km after the village center Arbesbach.
 
Address:
BÄRENWALD Arbesbach gGmbH
Schönfeld 18
A-3925 Arbesbach

Tel .: 02813/7604
Fax: 02813/760315
E-Mail: office@baerenwald.at

Link to public transport plan to the BEAR SANCTUARY

In addition to the convenient arrival, there is a 50% discount on your entrance ticket on presentation of the ticket!

From Vienna, St. Pölten, Krems and Zwettl you reach the BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach Monday to Friday, when working day with train and bus at the following times:

From Vienna Franz-Josefs-Bahnhof by train REX2806 at 7:05 am or from St. Pölten Hbf by train R6215 at 7:05 am to Krems. From Krems take the WA1 bus at 8:20 to Zwettl Kampparkplatz and from there take the WA33 bus at 9:15 am to the BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach (arrival at 9:59 am).

Returns are available at 13:26, at 14:04 and at 18:05. You can download all travel times in detail as well as further information on the public arrival and departure as a PDF file here:

Link to the BEAR SANCTUARY timetable Vienna / St.Pölten / Krems / Zwettl

From Gmünd, Schrems, Waidhofen / Thaya, Vitis as well as from Göpfritz and Allentsteig you can reach the BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach on public transport from Monday to Friday. You can download the exact driving times as a PDF file here:

Link to the BEAR SANCTUARY timetable Gmünd / Schrems / Göpfritz / Eggenburg

From Linz you can reach the BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach daily by bus S348 at 1:59 pm from the stop Linz Chemiepark (arrival at the BEAR SANCTUARY at 15:12). Mondays to Fridays if working day you can also take the bus 1376/7663 from the bus terminal at Linz main station to the BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach (arrival 14:04).

The return takes place on all days at 19:32 clock. The detailed timetables in detail as well as further information on the public arrival and departure can be downloaded here as a PDF file:

Link to the BEAR SANCTUARY timetable Linz

Simandelmühle

Frau Johanna Auer
Rammelhof 36, 3925 Arbesbach
Tel.: +43 2813 581
email: simandlmuehle@gmx.at
www.urlaubambauernhof.at / simandlmuehle

Privatzimmer - Ferienwohnung Winkler 

Schloßberg 132, 3925 Arbesbach
Tel: 02813/ 248 oder 446
(Neben der Ruine Arbesbach)

Gästehaus Huber

Kamp 25, 3925 Arbesbach 
Tel: 02813/ 7290
www.gaestehaus-huber.at

Gasthaus Kerschbaummayr

 Linzerstr. 6, 3925 Arbesbach 
Tel: 02813/ 230 
www.kerschbaummayr.at

Frühstückspension Fam. Reichard

 Linzerstr. 2, 3925 Arbesbach 
Tel: 02813/ 7007 
www.reichard-gmbh.at

Kirchenwirt Lichtenwallner

 Altmelon 2, 3925 Altmelon 
Tel: 02813/ 302 
www.gasthof-lichtenwallner.at

Gasthof Einfalt

Kinzenschlag 11, 3920 Groß Gerungs 
Tel: 02812/ 83 20 
www.urlaub-im-waldviertel.at

Ferien Hof Stanzl

BIO Bauernhof Grünbach 9, 3911 Rapottenstein 
Tel: 02828/ 8319 
www.stanzl.at

Gasthof & Pension Seidl

Pretrobruck 17, 3925 Arbesbach 
Tel: 02813/ 410 
www.gasthofseidl.at

In addition to its wonderful landscape, the Waldviertel has many impressive and interesting places to visit.

But see for yourself. We have listed some travel tips for you here:

Hiking in the footsteps of ancient times with Elfriede Gründstäudl

Altmelon 38, 3925 Arbesbach
Tel.: +43  2813 7423 oder +43 664 240 53 12
email: e.gruenstaeudl@gmx.at

Hammerschmiedekamp - Blacksmith Museum Arbesbach

Gemeinde Arbesbach
Tel.: +43 2813 7000
email: gemeinde@arbesbach.at
www.arbesbach.at

Castle Rappottenstein

Rappottenstein 85, 3911 Rappottenstein
Tel.:  +43 2828 8250
email: burg@atf.at
www.burg-rappottenstein.at

Farm Museum

Familie Wagner - Wachtelhof
Schwarzau 25, 3925 Atlmelon
Tel.: +43 2813 257
www.wachtelhof.at

Waldviertler Paper Mill

Familie Mörzinger
Bad Großpertholz 76, 3972 Bad Großpertholz
Tel.: +43 2857 2240
email: papiermuehle@a1.net
www.papiermuehle.at

Amethyst World

Maissauer Amethyst Gesellschaft mbH
Horner Straße 36, 3712 Maissau
Tel.: +43 2958 84 840-0
email: office@amethystwelt.at
www.amethystwelt.at

Unterwasserreich Schrems

UnterWasserReich Naturpark Hochmoor Betriebs GmbH
Moorbadstraße 4, 3943 Schrems  
Tel: +43 2853 76334  
email: info@unterwasserreich.at
www.unterwasserreich.at

Sun World  / Sonnenwelt Groß Schönau

Sonnenplatz 1, 3922 Großschönau
Tel.:+43 2815 77 270 50
email: office@sonnenwelt.at
www.sonnenwelt.at

OUR BEARS

 Seven bears live in the BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach. Most have a sad prehistory.

 THANK YOU TO HELP US

 To offer our bears freedom and a home!

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IN GOOD HANDS

FOUR PAWS has received the donation seal again this year. FOUR PAWS  is the only Austrian animal protection organization since its introduction in 2001.

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