have found a new home at BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach.
of natural surroundings are available for the bears at the sanctuary.
the sanctuary provides a shelter for rescued bears.
as well as fun for the whole family – that's what BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach offers!
How to get there
The BEAR SANCTUARY 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.
BÄRENWALD Arbesbach gGmbH
From Vienna via car:
- drive in the direction of Krems
- from Krems on the route B37 to Rastenfeld
- then on the B38 until Groß Meinharts
- there turn left and drive to Arbesbach
From Linz via car:
- Option 1: drive on the motorway A7 and
- then on the route S10 in the direction of Freistadt
- then continue on the B38 in the direction of Zwettl (Lower Austria)
- in Groß Gerungs drive in the direction of Arbesbach
- Option 2: drive on the motorway A7 in the direction of Freistadt
- take the exit "Unterweitersdorf"
- then continue on the B 124 in the direction of Königswiesen
Find out how to get to the BEAR SANCTUARY via public transport here!
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 Bus 170 at 8:20 to Zwettl Kampparkplatz and from there take the bus 735 at 9:13 am to the BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach (arrival at 10:00 am).
Returns are available at 13:27 and at 18:03. You can download all travel times in detail as well as further information on the public arrival and departure as a PDF-file here (in German):
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 (in German):
Link to the BEAR SANCTUARY timetable Gmünd / Schrems / Göpfritz
From Linz you can reach the BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach daily by bus 348 at 1:54 pm from the stop Linz Chemiepark (arrival at the BEAR SANCTUARY at 3:03 pm).
The return takes place on all days at 7:29 pm. The detailed timetables in detail as well as further information on the public arrival and departure can be downloaded here as a PDF-file (in German):
Privatzimmer - Ferienwohnung Winkler
Frühstückspension Fam. Reichard
Ferien Hof Stanzl
PLACES TO VISIT
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
Hammerschmiedekamp - Blacksmith Museum Arbesbach
Familie Wagner - Wachtelhof
Schwarzau 25, 3925 Atlmelon