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Pilgrim walks in Germany

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Germany. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful Pilgrim walks.
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The 10 Most Beautiful Pilgrim walks in Germany

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Pilgrim Walk · Mittelweser
Pilgrimage Route Loccum-Volkenroda
Premium content Difficulty moderate
1
256.4 km
68:00 h
3,429 m
3,231 m
This pilgrimage trail connects the former Cistercian monasteries of Loccum in Lower Saxony and Volkenroda in Thuringia over a distance of almost 260 km. Through a varied natural landscape, the trail passes numerous monasteries and ruins.
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Pilgrim Walk · Region Karlsruhe
Way of St. James Speyer-Metz - North variant
recommended route Difficulty moderate
3
290.2 km
76:00 h
4,097 m
4,011 m
The Speyer-Metz Way of St. James takes us from the ancient Roman city of Speyer through the Rhine plain to the German Wine Route and into the Palatinate Forest. After crossing this, we reach the Hornbach monastery, the Saarland and on to the French Lorraine, where our destination is Metz.
Pilgrim Walk · Altmark
The Way of St James in Brandenburg
recommended route Difficulty difficult
1
225.5 km
58:00 h
73 m
70 m
Pilgrimage is probably as old as mankind and is experiencing an ever greater boom. In Germany, too, there are connecting routes to the famous Way of St. James, such as the Brandenburg Way of St. James.
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Pilgrim Walk · Bergisches Land
Way of St. James Wuppertal-Aachen
recommended route Difficulty moderate
4
156.5 km
42:00 h
1,470 m
1,342 m
The Wuppertal-Aachen Way of St. James leads pilgrims from the Wuppertal district of Beyenburg via Cologne to the German-Belgian border near Aachen.
Pilgrim Walk · Region Köln-Bonn
Way of St. James Bonn-Trier-Schengen
recommended route Difficulty moderate
5
278.9 km
77:00 h
4,095 m
4,011 m
On the Bonn-Trier-Schengen Way of St. James, we go on pilgrimage from the Rhine over the Eifel to the German-Luxembourg-French border triangle in Schengen.
Pilgrim Walk · Niederrhein
Way of St. James Rhine-Meuse
recommended route Difficulty moderate
1
238.4 km
61:00 h
1,378 m
1,224 m
The Way of St. James Rhine-Meuse leads us from Millingen on the Rhine in the Netherlands through the German-Dutch border region to Aachen.
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Pilgrim Walk · Nahe
Rhine-Nahe Wine Trail - Stage 4
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 4
2
25.1 km
6:45 h
475 m
451 m
The fourth and final stage of the Rhine-Nahe Wine Trail leads from Bretzenheim via Guldental, Laubenheim and Münster-Sarsheim to Bingen am Rhein.
Pilgrim Walk · Region Karlsruhe
Way of St. James Speyer-Metz - southern variant
recommended route Difficulty moderate
287.1 km
74:00 h
3,435 m
3,349 m
The Speyer-Metz Way of St. James takes us from the ancient Roman city of Speyer through the Rhine plain to the German Wine Route and into the Palatinate Forest. After crossing this, we reach the Hornbach monastery, the Saarland and on to the French Lorraine, where our destination is Metz.
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Pilgrim Walk · Binnenland Schleswig-Holstein
Via Jutlandica - from Krusau to Glückstadt
recommended route Difficulty moderate
1
185.5 km
47:25 h
683 m
685 m
Several hikes on the Via Jutlandica
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Pilgrim Walk · Elbe-Weser-Dreieck
VIA ROMEA 01 - (GER 1) - Stade - Harsefeld
recommended route Difficulty moderate
3
23.6 km
6:30 h
41 m
26 m
Cultural Route of the Council of EuropeThe 2200 kilometres long pilgrim trail "VIA ROMEA", from Stade (close to Hamburg) to Rom, from Stade to Harsefeld.  
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