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The way of St. James

The "Way of St. James" refers to the ways in which a turbulent pilgrimage has been established over the centuries through buildings, patronzins, documents, etc. Over time the routes of the "Way of St. James" have adapted themselves to political (eg war) and geographic conditions (floods, rock falls,etc.). 

Through the Carinthian Drautal, the Way of St. James leads to Lienz and further in the Pustertal to Innichen, Bruneck and finally North of Brixen in the Eisacktal. There he joins the Way of St. James, which ascends from the south.  

Stages in East Tyrol:

Nikolsdorf bis Lienz
Walking time: 6 h
Difficulty: middle
Distance: 22,00 km
Total altitude: 235 m

Lienz bis Assling
Walking time: 5,5 h
Difficulty: easy
Distance: 16,00 km
Total altitude: 576 m

Assling to Abfaltersbach
Walking time: 4 h
Difficulty: easy
Distance: 13.12 km
Total altitude: 374 m

Abfaltersbach to Sillian
Walking time: 4 h
Difficulty: easy
Distance: 16.73 km
Total altitude: 325 m

Sillian to Innichen
Walking time: 3,5 h
Difficulty: easy
Distance: 12,6 km
Total altitude: 69 m


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