The Europe Cross

Hiking to viewing point Alberfeldkogel

The Europe Cross at the viewing point Alberfeldkogel is one of the most popular hiking destinations for hikers and mountain enthusiasts at the Feuerkogel, which offers a fantastic 360 degree panorama view of the lakes Traunsee, Langbathsee and the mountain summits of the Salzkammergut.

On the occasion of the Austrian Council Presidency of the European Union council in 2006 the Europe Cross was produced by more than 100 pupils in the workshops of the HTL Wels and handed over at at the dedication ceremony to ‘Naturfreunde Ebensee’ .

The Europe Cross can be reached on foot in about 1 hour from mountain station Feuerkogel.

Tip: Europe Cross

The Europe Cross on the Feuerkogel was assembled using individual cubes, with each cube symbolising an EU member state.

It is an indication of the basis of equality and unity in the individual states in the European Union and the connections which the individual states have with one another. 


  • Alberfeldkogel: 1.709 m

  • High Europe Cross: 5 m

  • Opening: 23.06.2006

  • Cubes: 25

You can find useful information on the Europe Cross and information on the individual cubes in the folder.

Tip: Europe Cross

Don't forget!

Leave a message in the summit book

What is a visit at the a summit cross without a logbook message in the summit book?

There is also a "summit book" at the Europe Cross and the post-hikers are happy about nice entries, so don't forget to write it in the summit book :-)

Europakreuz Alberfeldkogel


Via ferrata Alberfeldkogel

On the Alberfeldkogel via ferrata, mountain adventurers and climbing fans can expect climbing fun at the highest level - great panoramic views included!