Directions to Gillaus

(in the community of Albrechtsberg an der Grossen Krems)


(NB: most navigation systems will not show the way to the Gillausklause)

Address: 3613 Gillaus, no. 36 (ask for “Gillausklause”)
Telephone: +43/2876/ 7170
Working cellular radio network: +43-676… – T-Mobil
To ensure reachability, a call diversion to the present landline at Gillausklause should be installed





From the direction Munich/Salzburg - A1:

At the intersection St. Pölten turn to S 33 direction Krems
(see below, please): **



From the direction Vienna:


If travelling from Vienna and passing through Gföhl. (This is the fastest route, totalling one hour and fifteen minutes)


* in Vienna, go over the Nordbrucke (Northbridge) on to the Donauuferaautobahn A22 towards Krems
* at the Stockerau intersection, turn right onto the S5 towards Krems
* after 37.5 kilometres, you reach the Jettsdorf intersection. Stay on the autobahn and head towards St. Polten
* after approximately 3.5 kilometres, turn right towards Krems.
The autobahn ends at the B 37 motorway heading to Gföhl/ Zwettl. Stay on the motorway, heading towards Gföhl/ Zwettl
approximately 2.5 kilometres after Gföhl, turn left, heading towards Ottenschlag/ Lichtenau
follow the road towards Lichtenau for about 6 km. At the entrance of Lichtenau village, turn left heading towards
after approximately 200 metres turn left at the Lichtenau village square, heading towards Albrechtberg
follow this road towards Albrechtsberg for about 6 km. if in any doubt, always keep left on this route
drive through Albrechtsberg
one kilometre after Albrechtsberg is the village of Gillaus. 50 metres after the village sign, there is a sharp right turn.
TURN LEFT HERE down the asphalt track
after approximately 70 metres turn right. This is an asphalt track until the edge of the forest, and for the final 400 metres
becomes a gravel road leading directly to the house.



Travelling through Wachau
(This is a more scenic route but can take up to 15 minutes longer depending on the traffic.)


Until Krems, see above ->** and after the Danube Bridge in Krems, turn right towards Wachau
follow the main road through Krems (towards Wachau)
drive through Dürnstein until you reach Weissenkirchen. Turn right before the village signname for Weissenkirchen
(crossing railway tracks)
follow the street through the village until it ends
turn right in the direction of Albrechtsberg
follow the course of the road, going uphill thorough the forest for about 6 km
after reaching the plateau, turn left towards Weinzierl
drive through Weinzierl and follow the course of the road
reaching Maigen, turn right towards Albrechtsberg
drive down through the forest and uphill again
drive through Purkersdorf and Els and follow the road, always towards Albrechtsberg
after Els, you reach Gillaus. Drive through the village. At the end, about 50 metres before the village name sign you find a
sharp left turn. Drive STRAIGHT FORWARD along a small asphalt track
turn right after about 70 metres on the track. The track is covered in asphalt until you reach the edge of the forest where 400
metres of gravel road takes you down through the forest and directly to the house