Footpaths to Veste Oberhaus
Attention: The Battlement walk and footpath Ludwigsteig are closed due to construction work until further notice! An alternative route along Ferdinand-Wagner-Straße/Ilzstadt will be signposted (approx. 25 Min.).
(approx. 15 minutes)
Enjoy beautiful views along the walls of the Battlement Walk. Access at the north side of the Luitpoldbrücke (Danube suspension bridge) and follow the signs. The path ends within the Outer Bailey (access Oberhausmuseum and Youth Hostel).
(approx. 20 minutes)
Discover the diverse nature along the Ludwigsteig. Access at the north side of the Luitpoldbrücke (Danube suspension bridge) and follow the signs. The path ends at the viewing platform next to the car park (access Restaurant "Das Oberhaus" and "Haus der Jugend")
Please note that the paths are not cleared, and are not illuminated at night. Use at your own risk.
Arrival by car
Veste Oberhaus und Oberhausmuseum
A free car park is situated at the end of Rennweg, above the castle. Access the car park via Neue Rieser Straße or Ferdinand-Wagner-Straße/Pandurenweg. The road through the castle is closed to traffic.
The restaurant “Das Oberhaus” offers additional parking. There is another car park below the castle at Ilzbrücke/Bschütt, the (steep!) hike up to the castle via Ferdinand-Wagner-Straße takes approx. 10 minutes.
Arrival by coach
Access is possible via Neue Rieser Straße/Rennweg only! Limited free parking for coaches is available at the end of Rennweg above the castle.
The shuttle bus runs every half hour, during museum opening hours and connects the town hall square (Rathausplatz) and Veste Oberhaus. Please note that the bus is small and not suitable for larger groups.
You can purchase your ticket from the bus driver (cash only).
A bus ticket makes you eligible for a discounted admission at the Oberhausmuseum.
Arrival by train
The City-Bus takes you from Passau Main Station to the stops "Rathausplatz" (stop for the shuttle bus) and "Römerplatz" (stop for footpath via suspension bridge).
A German Rail ticket makes you eligible for a discounted admission at the Oberhausmuseum.