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The Jerusalem Way is the world's longest pilgrimage and international peace and culture route!

The Jerusalem Way connects religions and peoples in a unique peace project.

The Jerusalem Way stands for mutual recognition and tolerance.

Love, the most powerful force in the universe, penetrates, illuminates everything and builds bridges between all people!


Pilgrims create openness to encounters, dismantle prejudices and fears and strengthen trust - basic trust! The supposed boundaries between peoples and religions can be bridged by individuals with love and mutual respect.

24,7 km / 7 h / ↓ 700 m / ↑ 652 m
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Stage 12: Schrottenbaummühle - Passau


Starting point:       Scrap tree mill

Route:           24,7 km

Walking time:            7 hours

Slopes:      652 m

Descents:         700 m

Stage goal:     Passau Cathedral Square



Ilztal hiking trail



From the scrap tree mill on the right bank of the Ilz to Kalteneck, there over the bridge to the left bank. Continue along the Ilz to Fischhaus. There, switch to the right bank again. About Mausmühle to the Triftsperre. Change the bank again over the Triftsperre at the beginning of the Halser Ilzschleife. Over the height, past Rechenstein Castle to Hofbauerngut and there over the bridge to Hals. Continue along the Ilz until it flows into the Danube. Below the Veste Oberhaus over the Prinz-Luitpold-Brücke in the old town of Passau and there over the Holy Cross and St. Michael to the St. Stephan Cathedral.

Places along the route

Schrottenbaummühle - Kalteneck - Fischhaus - Mausmühle - Hofbauerngut - Hals - Passau


Facts & Figures

Distance: 24,7 km
Starting point: scrap tree mill
Duration: 7 h
Difference in altitude: 85 m
Highest point: 380 m
Lowest point: 295 m
Total ascent: 652 m
Total descent: 700 m