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Peace Trail to Altenburg

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  • Blick von Altenburg auf den Kalterer See
    Blick von Altenburg auf den Kalterer See
    Photo: Athesia Verlagsanstalt
m 600 550 500 450 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 km
Distance 7.8 km
2:29 h
234 m
234 m
638 m
476 m
Measure, Wisdom, Justice, Faith, Hope
The Peace Path in Kaltern deals with religious themes designed by artists.

From the car park briefly in the direction of Altenburg, then turn left (signpost “Friedensweg”) and hike briefly downhill. Always follow the signposts through forest and cultivated landscape to the wild Rastenbachklamm gorge and on to St. Peter in Altenburg. From Altenburg, take hiking trail no. 11 (South Tyrolean Wine Road circular trail) back to the starting point. Along the way, the eight reflection points invite the hiker to pause for a moment, reflect and rest a little, perhaps to escape the hectic pace of everyday life. Five of the seven themes, namely measure, prudence, justice, faith and hope, were designed by artists and fitted into the surroundings. The Rastenbachklamm gorge houses the theme of courage, while the early Christian church ruins of St. Peter were assigned the theme of love. St. Peter is probably the oldest church ruin in Tyrol. The last point of reflection is the Peace Bridge. At the exact spot where the remains of the bridge from the Middle Ages can still be


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