© Foto: Oberösterreich Tourismus/Okolicsanyi: Typisch Mühlviertler Steinbloß-Bauernhof
Das Bild zeigt einen typischen Mühlviertler Steinbloß-Bauernhof.


Hirschbach im Mühlkreis, Oberösterreich, Österreich

​The Mühlviertler Granitlandschaft (granite landscape of the Mühlviertel) provides optimal conditions for a slow growth of herbs and thus guarantees the best quality.

More than 30 organic herb farmers deliver their mountain herbs, which are then used for teas, spices, baths, oils, pillows, etc. that are produced here. Seize the opportunity to visit this facility (5-minute walk away from the Kräuterwanderweg (herbal hiking path)).

Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.; guided tours for groups

Closing day
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
  • holiday

691 m

Accessibility / arrival

Travelling by car:
From Linz via the A7 (Mühlkreisautobahn (Mühlkreis freeway)) towards Prague/Freistadt to Unterweitersdorf, then turn left at the end of the freeway (Prague/Freistadt direction) and follow the B125 to Freistadt. Turn left in Freistadt towards Bad Leonfelden (B38).

Travelling by train:
Via Linz Hauptbahnhof (Linz main train station), change over to the Linz-Summerau line; get off in Trölsberg (train station near Freistadt).

  • Parking space: 10
  • Bus parking space: 1
Travelling by public transport
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    • Shop
    • Guided tour
    General price information

    We offer facility tours (Monday through Friday) year-round upon reservation by telephone.

    Duration: ca. 1.5 hours
    Contribution towards expenses: 3.00

    In an interesting power point presentation and a subsequent tour of the facility, you will learn about the philosophy and history of the Österreichische Bergkräutergenossenschaft (Austrian mountain herb association). You will accompany our herbs from the seed to the readily packed tea bag. Finally our guests can taste our organic teas and spices.

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    Guided field tour with visit to the facility and tasting
    Duration: ca. 3 hours
    We offer guided field tours from May until October for groups of 10 people or more upon reservation by telephone.
    Contribution towards expenses: 7.00

    From the meeting point in Schenkenfelden, you will hike over the Kalvarienberg and over our fields, past one of our largest growers, to the Bergkräutergenossenschaft. In the meantime, you will find out interesting facts about cultivation and processing, but also about application possibilities, effects, and mystical stories about our herbs and spices.
    At the Bergkräutergenossenschaft, you will learn more about the history of the association in a presentation. On a tour of the facility, you can get information about storage and processing. Finally yet importantly, our guests can taste our organic teas and spices. Meeting point Schenkenfelden: parking lot/Märchenwanderweg (fairytale hiking trail)

    Please reserve two weeks in advance of the desired date
    Contact: tel. +43 (0)7948/8702

    • AMA Genuss Region quality seal
    • Upper Austria culinary partners
    • Suitable for kids (all ages)
    • Suitable for pushchairs
    • Spring
    • Summer
    • Autumn
    • Winter

    Somewhat suitable for wheelchairs: Assistance is sometimes necessary. The measurements do not (fully) conform to the legally stipulated ÖNORM.

    • ground level accessible
    other information
    • Entrance to the building


    Thierberg 1
    4192 Hirschbach im Mühlkreis

    Phone +43 7948 8702
    Fax machine +43 7948 8702 - 13

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    Mr Karl Dirnberger
    Thierberg 1
    4192 Hirschbach im Mühlkreis

    Phone +43 7948 8702
    Fax machine +43 7948 8702 - 13

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