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Way of St. James in Austria Vienna - Purkersdorf


Maria Plain - Salzburg Salzburg Salzburg - Bad Reichenhall Bad Reichenhall - Unken Unken - Lofer Lofer - Pass Strub Pass Strub - St. Johann i Tyrol St. Johann in Tyrol St. Johann - Scheffau Scheffau - Wörgl Wörgl   Mariastein Wörgl - Breitenbach/Inn
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Impressions of Lofer with its church dedicated to St. Mary and St. Leonhard

After a short stay in Lofer we continue on the Way of St. James towards the Strub Pass. We leave the river Saalach and walk upstream along the Loferbach. In the picture the last houses of Lofer.

Nepomuk Chapel near Lofer
Nepomuk Lofer
information board

We pass the Nepomuk chapel at the exit Lofer.

Finger Click on the Nepomuk

Finger and on the information board!


The river Loferbach

Ruin of the Strub Fortress

The ruins of the Strub fortress. Not much is left of the castle, which played an important role in the Tyrolean wars of freedom (against the French).

Plaque: Way of St. James Tyrol

This sign is already in front of the Pass Strub. At Pass Strub is the border between Salzburg and Tyrol.
'Welcome to the Way of St. James Tyrol'

Pass Strub

The pass height is reached. The climb was half as bad as we thought.

alter Meilenstein am Pass Strub

An old milestone by the wayside.


Click on it!

Pass Strub inn

At the Pass Strub inn we enjoy the last rays of the sun and dinner.

Evening mood at Pass Strub

Then we hike on to our pilgrim hostel at the Grander Farm, where we receive a very warm welcome.