High and sacred

an Alpine pilgrim trail through Osttirol, South Tyrol and Upper Carinthia

200 kilometres – nine day’s stages – 13,000 metres in altitude

The “Alpine Pilgrim Trail High and Sacred” covers 200 kilometres, split into nine day’s stages, and leads from Lavant via Innichen to Heiligenblut, whereas one place of religious significance is part of each stage. Next to the famous St. Mary’s pilgrimage sites Maria Luggau, Kalkstein in Innervillgraten, and Obermauern in Virgen, also regional gems like St. Korbinian in Assling or St. Oswald in Kartitsch will be visited. On average, each day’s stage comprises 20 kilometres length and more than 1,000 metres in altitude. The total walking time amounts to about 65 hours.

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High and sacred – an Alpine pilgrim trail through East Tyrol, South Tyrol and Upper Carinthia

starting point:
Lavant
destination point:
Heiligenblut
highest point:
2654 m
total walking time
65 h
distance
192 km
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altitude meters uphill
12889 hm
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difficulty
average

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