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European long distance path E8 from Border Germany - Austria to Border Austria-Slovakia

Hiking map, Points of Interest, Elevation graph and GPS File

For planning walks on the E8. With the different features on this page, parts of the E8 can be selected and distances determined.

POIs E8 from Border Germany - Austria to Border Austria-Slovakia

- Click on a name of a point in the table for a detailed map and more information.
- Or select your own start and end point on the map.
- Or select a start and end point in the table and press the 'Startendpoint' button below the table.
- More options see the text below the table.

No. Start End Name Type Distance from Border Germany - Austria (km approximate) Shortest distance to E8 (km) Website
Border Germany - Austria
Border 0,0 0,00
Hotels Border Germany - Austria
Neufelden Bahnhof
Station 24,7 0,66
Hotels Neufelden Bahnhof
Iglmühle Bahnhof
Station 30,8 0,08
Hotels Iglmühle Bahnhof
St. Peter Am Wimberg
Town 35,8 0,01
Hotels St. Peter Am Wimberg
St. Johann Am Wimberg
Town 42,9 0,52
Hotels St. Johann Am Wimberg
Town 49,7 0,03
Hotels Waxemberg
Town 53,8 0,19
Hotels Oberneukirchen
Zwettl an der Rodl
Town 58,1 0,01
Hotels Zwettl an der Rodl
Reichenau im Mühlkreis
Town 66,0 0,01
Hotels Reichenau im Mühlkreis
Kefermarkt bahnhof
Station 98,2 0,12
Hotels Kefermarkt bahnhof
Town 144 0,04
Hotels Karlstift
Town 169 0,01
Hotels Weitra
Gmünd NÖ Bahnhof
Station 187 0,91
Hotels Gmünd NÖ Bahnhof
Town 207 0,10
Hotels Heidenreichstein
Waidhofen an der Thaya
Town 224 0,17
Hotels Waidhofen an der Thaya
Town 230 0,37
Hotels Thaya
Town 240 0,14
Hotels Dobersberg
Karlstein an der Thaya
Town 253 0,03
Hotels Karlstein an der Thaya
Raabs an der Thaya
Town 266 0,00
Hotels Raabs an der Thaya
Town 276 0,13
Hotels Eibenstein
Drosendorf an der Thaya
Town 285 0,03
Hotels Drosendorf an der Thaya
Town 297 0,01
Hotels Geras
Town 303 0,04
Hotels Langau
Town 336 0,21
Hotels Retz
Town 351 0,01
Hotels Haugsdorf
Town 363 0,02
Hotels Mailberg
Town 390 0,02
Hotels Ernstbrunn
Town 400 0,22
Hotels Großrußbach
Town 413 0,00
Hotels Manhartsbrunn
Langenzersdorf Bahnhof
Station 427 0,12
Hotels Langenzersdorf Bahnhof
Town 442 3,45
Hotels Vienna
Orth an der Donau
Town 471 0,00
Hotels Orth an der Donau
Hainburg-Donau Kulturfabrik Bahnhof
Station 495 0,05
Hotels Hainburg-Donau Kulturfabrik Bahnhof
Border Austria-Slovakia
Border 510 0,00
Hotels Border Austria-Slovakia
Other sections of the E8
Select a start and end point in the table and click on the button.

Below are two alternative selection methods
1. Select a starting point in the table and enter the number of kms from the starting point: km and click on the button.
2. Select a starting point based on kms from Hoek van Holland and enter the number of kilometers from the starting point:
Start point: km. Km's from starting point: km and click on the button.
With this last selection method, exactly any desired stage can be displayed. (Current view: starting point 1725.18 km end point 2235.22 km)

Map selected part E8

The route of the E8 is displayed in red. The shortest direct connections between the E8 and the start and end points are shown in blue. These direct connections may not be possible!

Double-click a location on the map (near the E8) for a new starting point of the route. Or click on the button for the route from the

Select a route of up to 100km for the highest level of detail of the route on the map and an elevation graph.

Selected part E8

Route from Border Germany - Austria (Border) to Border Austria-Slovakia (Border)
Shortest distance from Border Germany - Austria to the E8: 0,00 km
Length of the displayed part of the E8: 510 km
Shortest distance from E8 to Border Austria-Slovakia: 0,00 km
Total distance Border Germany - Austria - Border Austria-Slovakia approximately 510 km

Total ascent 13.011 m
Total Descent 13.371 m
The elevation data contains minor measurement errors which can cause the total ascent and the total decent to be too high.
The altitude differences on the routes from the starting point to the hiking route and from the walking route to the endpoint are not included in the totals!

Calculate walking time
Speed on level terrain km/h
Ascent speed m/h
Descent speed m/h
The speeds to be used for the calculation can be adjusted.

The calculation is an approximation. The actual duration varies per person and also depends on the terrain and the weather conditions.
The formula used to calculate the walking time: Walkingtime = distance / horizontalspeed + ( totalascent / ascentspeed + totaldescent / descentspeed)/2

GPS file selected part E8

The GPS files (.gpx) can be used with a smartphone or GPS device.
Download the gpx file with the track and the POIs
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Info selected point (s)

Start point Border Germany - Austria
Distance on the E8 from Hoek van Holland 1.725 km
Distance to E8 0,00 km
Type Border
Elevation 499 m

End point Border Austria-Slovakia
Distance on the E8 from Hoek van Holland 2.235 km
Distance to E8 0,00 km
Type Border
Elevation 138 m

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Notes on the map and the table

The track of the E8 is based on data from the website Waymarkedtrails .
The most recent version of the route can be seen on Waymarkedtrails (WT) and Openstreetmap (OSM). (Date last update on this website)
Ireland WT OSM (12-28-2017)
Great-Britain WT OSM (12-27-2017)
Netherlands WT OSM (1-1-2018)
Germany WT OSM (1-1-2018)
Austria WT OSM (1-1-2018)
Slovakia WT OSM (12-28-2017)
Poland WT OSM (12-28-2017)
On Openstreetmap you can adjust any errors in the route yourself. Waymarkedtrails is based on Openstreetmap.
Heights have been added to Waymarkedtrails tracks using the website gpsvisualizer.com.

The exact locations of 'Towns' are based on the locations Google Maps gives. Usually this is somewhere in the center of the town.

The distances in the table and on the map are an approximation!! This is because the actual routes from the E8 to the POI are not included.
The distance from a Point Of Interest (POI) to the E8 is the shortest distance to the E8 in a direct line.

The distances between two POIs (point 1 and point 2) are calculated as follows
Total distance = Distance point 1 to nearest point on the E8 + Distance point 2 to nearest point on the E8 + Distance between the two nearest points on the E8

If points 1 and 2 are close to the E8, the calculated distance is usually a good approximation.
If one of the two points is situated further from E8, the actual distance may differ (significantly) from the calculated distance.

It is recommended to check the route from a starting point to the E8 and from the E8 to the end of a stage! This may e.g. by zooming in on the map and checking for a path or road from the starting point to the E8 and from the E8 to the end point.

The track of the E8 is from different sources and may include errors. Also, the recorded POIs may include errors! It is recommended to check the track and points before walking the path!


- European long distance path E8 website (Dutch)


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