The huge Jakobskreuz cross at the Buchensteinwand, © Tirol Werbung / Jens Schwarz

Pilgrimage Trails in Tirol: The Way of Saint James

The Way of Saint James is one of the world's most famous pilgrimage routes. It attracts countless walkers each year in search of reflection and spirituality.

The Way of Saint James, which ends in Santiago de Compostella in Spain, passes through Tirol. All in all, 500 kilometres of the Way of Saint James are in the Tirolean Alps. The main section through the Lofer Mountains is 230 kilometres in length.

What makes it so special? It's the combination of sport and spiritality, nature and reflection. Walking through a landscape as stunning as this can't help but make you think about life with all its ups and downs.

More information on the Way of Saint James in Tirol

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