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Grossarltal: Chapel Path

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    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • / Karteiskapelle
    Photo: (c) TVB Großarltal, Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • / Laireitingkapelle
    Photo: (c) TVB Großarltal, Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • / Neuhofkapelle
    Photo: (c) TVB Großarltal, Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • / Pfarrkirche Großarl
    Photo: (c) TVB Großarltal, Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • / Griesbichlkapelle
    Photo: (c) TVB Großarltal, Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • / Griesbichlkapelle
    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
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You hike from chapel to chapel from Grossarl to Hüttschlag and further to the valleyend - this is a little different hike.
moderate
16.7 km
4:30 h
632 m
515 m

Hiking along the Chapel Path is not only a matter of hiking but also of relaxation for the mind and soul, as each of the chapels has one of the ten commandments reworded into a good wish, which should accompany each of us on our (path of) life)

For each chapel there is a short text and a good wish. The text should stimulate reflection in the chapel, the desire should be taken on the (path of) life. Thus, one actually goes two ways along the Chapel Path: The path "of reflection," which was designed by our former pastor Mag. Thomas Schwarzenberger, and the "Path of the 10 good wishes," which was designed by Helga Zraunig.

The last chapel was built as a thank you for a happy return from World War II.

Unfortunately, the wishes and the guide is in German.

Author’s recommendation

Take your time for each chapel.

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1099 m
Lowest point
885 m
Best time of year
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Tips, hints and links

Chapel Path

Start

Grossarl (920 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.236588, 13.202176
DMS
47°14'11.7"N 13°12'07.8"E
UTM
33T 363925 5233023
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Destination

Hüttschlag - Talwirt

Turn-by-turn directions

The starting point for the Chapel Path is the church in Grossarl. You hike towards Hüttschlag, where you pass the Laireiting Chapel, the Bichl Chapel, the Figler Chapel, the Griesbichl Chapel, the Neuhof Chapel and the Schappach Chapel. Then you reach the church in Hüttschlag. You follow the Chapel Path towards the valleyend and you pass the Wolfau Chapel, the Karteis Chapel, the Maurach Chapel and the Hubertus Chapel. The last one is the Pertill Chapel.

This path leads through meadows and forests, sometimes along the street. You follow the sign of the Chapel Path (not the yellow signs).

This path is approx. 16.5 km long.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

public bus no. 540

Getting there

You go by car or public bus no. 540 to Grossarl.

Parking

parking at the gas station or in the south of Grossarl

Coordinates

DD
47.236588, 13.202176
DMS
47°14'11.7"N 13°12'07.8"E
UTM
33T 363925 5233023
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Kapellen-Wanderweg-Führer

Author’s map recommendations

hiking map tappeiner no. 311

Equipment

hiking boots

Questions & Answers

Question about Barry Fera · April 09, 2020 · Community
How often are the tours, daily or once a week? Wenn sind die Touren: 1 oder 7 mal fuer ein woche? Danke
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
16.7 km
Duration
4:30h
Ascent
632 m
Descent
515 m
Point-to-point Refreshment stops available Family friendly Cultural/historical value Insider tip Suitable for strollers Disability access

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