How to reach us
Information for visitors
National Park Thayatal
National Park Centre
T +43 (0) 2949 / 7005 - 0
F +43 (0) 2949 / 7005 - 50
Monday to Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Closed on public holidays. Subject to modifications.
A 22 until Stockerau, B 303 to Hollabrunn and onwards via Guntersdorf and Retz to Merkersdorf and Hardegg (approx. 95 km).
From the west:
A 1 Linz - St. Pölten, St. Pölten express road - Krems, via Eggenburg and Pulkau to Hardegg.
From the north:
In Znojmo (Znaim) after Thayabrücke turn right towards Retz. In Mitterretzbach turn right towards Hardegg via Niederfladnitz; or from Vranov (Frain) via Šafov, Langau to Hardegg.
Latitude: N: 48° 12' 0"
Longitude: E: 16° 22' 0.12"
By public transport
Train and bus:
Vienna railway - Retz or Znojmo - Retz, Retz bus - Hardegg
Train information desk: 05/1717 www.vor.at, www.oebb.at
Bus information desk: 01/711 01 www.vor.at, www.oebb.at
Reblaus Express and adventure bus:
The "Reblaus Express” travels from Retz to the Waldviertel ["Forest Quarter”] on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. The journey with the nostalgic train connects you to a bicycle tour and a trip in the national park. You can take your bicycle with you for free. The adventure bus also goes directly to the national park. Holders of the NÖ card travel with the Reblaus Express for free.
Information: 02942/2415, 0664/6176579 www.reblaus-express.at
Other transport options
Thayatal National Park (including e-bikes): 02949/7005
Hotel Althof Retz: 02942/3711-0
Retz Tourism Association (only e-bikes): 02942/2700
Pulkau Tourism Board: 02946/27080
Next Bike at Retz train station, information: www.nextbike.at
Dietrich (Mallersbach): 0664/4239199
Weinviertler taxi service (Retz): 0664/2806970