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Big Sonnstein in Ebensee

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Special features
suitable for families

Tour and route information

  • Starting place: 4802 Ebensee
  • Starting point:

    church of Ebensee

  • Destination: 4802 Ebensee
  • Destination:

    big Sonnstein

Duration: 2h 10m
Length: 2 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 579m
Altitude difference (downhill): 13m
Lowest point: 431m
Highest point: 996m



Panoramic view:

Great panorama

Paths covering:

  • Hiking trail

Most economical season:

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Early winter

The big "Sonnstein", also called "Ebenseer Sonnstein" offers with his abprupt clipping to the lake "Traunsee" a great view and is reachable in a short time.

The way starts at the church of Ebensee. There you have to go up broad stairs through the housing estate of the "Bartlberg". At the border of the wood, the way diverts up to the "Sonnstein". You have to go uphill through a wood before you leave the last wood and nearly reach the summit. But don´t forget to have a break on your way. There are comfortable benches to sit down and relaxe for a certain time. At the summit you can enjoy a breathtaking view across the "Traunsee" area. If you want to continue with your hike, you can take the way to the small or also called "Traunkirchner Sonnstein". Before you reach the summit of the big "Sonnstein" the way diverts and leads across cliff stairs safeguarded by steel cables. But really take care of you by taking this difficult way. It will take you one hour to reach the small "Sonnstein".

Hiking time: Kirchenplatz - Großer Sonnstein: ca. 1 1/4 hours

Alternative: Großer Sonnstein - Kleiner Sonnstein - Traunkirchen: ca. 2 1/4 hours


Altitude profile


Tourismusbüro Ebensee
4802 Ebensee

Phone: +43 6133 8016
E-Mail: ebensee@traunsee-almtal.at
Web: www.ebensee.com
Web: www.traunsee-almtal.at

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  • Suitable for kids (12 - 14 Year)
  • Suitable for families
  • Suitable for teenagers
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples

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Big Sonnstein in Ebensee
Starting place: Ebensee

Duration: 2h 10m

Length: 2 km

Metres of altitude: 579m


Panoramic view: