St Francis' Path | Wildschönau Tourism
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St Francis' Path

Path of Contemplation between Niederau and Oberau
  • Hiking
  • easy
  • 1.7 km
  • 74m
  • 66m

If you take the path from Niederau to Oberau you will be delighted by the series of sculptures positioned along the way. The Path of Contemplation, designed and built by the well known local
sculptor Hubert Flörl is dedicated to the songs of St Francis of Assisi. Each one of these beautiful figures depicts one of the canticles of St. Francis, to the Universe, the Sun, the Moon and the Stars, the Wind and the Air, to Water, to Fire, to the World with it's seeds and fruits, to Love and to Death.

The easy walk leads you passed the Z'Bach Farming Museum where a weekly craft fair is held every Thursday from 12 pm - 5 pm during the summer.
The path is lit and open all year round.


  • Suitable for prams
  • Valley start
Highest point 907m
Starting point Niederau
End Oberau