The “Melon meadow” is one of the most beautiful and interesting areas of upper moorland to be found in the unspoilt countryside of the Waldviertel. On account of its rare flora and fauna it is under nature conservancy protection. The moorland is open to hikers from 20 June to 30 November. Tip: guided walks with a qualified guide take place from May until October on the first Saturday of the month. Booking essential. Visitors learn a lot about the history and vegetation of the moorland and the uses to which peat is put etc.