Maria Pilgrimage Trail

From Maria Rojach to Maria Luggau

This new pilgrimage trail covers a total distance of 266 km and connects many of the churches in Carinthia dedicated to the Virgin Mary, crossing 23 municipalities and 41 parishes on the way.

Divided into ten stages and finishing at the well-known Maria Luggau pilgrimage church, it gives hikers the chance to reflect on their lives as they journey through the beautiful landscape, meet like-minded people and gain a new perspective on what is truly important in life. For many walkers, arriving in Maria Luggau marks the start of a new and more fulfilled daily life.

 

 

Stage 8
Feistritz an der Gail - Watschig


Distance: 28 km / 34.5 km
Lowest elevation: 553 m
Highest elevation: 600 m
Vertical metres: 47 m
Walking time: 7 hours / 9 hours

Stage 9
Watschig - Kötschach-Mauthen


Distance: 28.5 km
Lowest elevation: 590 m
Highest elevation: 707 m
Vertical metres: 117 m
Walking time: 6-7 hours

Stage 10
Kötschach-Mauthen - Maria Luggau


Distance: 28 km
Lowest elevation: 698 m
Highest elevation: 1173 m
Vertical metres: 475 m
Walking time: 7 hours