Loccum–Volkenroda pilgrimage route

Distance
580km
Level of difficulty
hard
Type of tour
Circular tour
Recommended month:JFMAMJJASOND
Recommended months for a hike: Optimal

In addition to the Weserbergland trail, the Loccum–Volkenroda pilgrimage route is another experience to be had. The approximalety 300 kilometer route follows the age-old trails of Cistercian monks, who made their way from Volkenroda to the north in 1163 and set up a new monastery in Loccum. The two Cistercian abbeys Loccum and Volkenroda were linked in 2005 by the Loccum–Volkenroda pilgrimage route. The perfect trail for a temporary escape from everyday life!

Highlights along the route include:

  • Loccum Abbey
  • Stadthagen (mausoleum)
  • Fischbeck Abbey
  • Hameln (Hamelin) – city of the Pied Piper
  • Münchhausen Land Bodenwerder
  • Kemnade Abbey (Bodenwerder)
  • Buchhagen-Bodenwerder Trinity Abbey
  • Amelungsborn Abbey
  • Half-timbered town of Stadtoldendorf
  • Hochsolling TreeRock Adventure Park near Silberborn
  • Uslar Old Town, Butterfly Park, Schönhagen Adventure Forest
  • Lippoldsberg Abbey
  • Bursfelde Abbey
  • Volkenroda Abbey

Impressions