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This was a great climb thru all the “stations of the cross” until you get to the peak at “Calvary”. This symbolizes Jesus carrying the cross to his death. Each station has a little hut like church building. When I happened to go up, i...More
This is a wonderful walk up the mountain (about 20 minutes from the falls parking lot.) We were in a bit of a hurry to get back to Munich after a long day, so we didn't get to fully appreciate all of the stations of...More
This is quite an easy hike of about five miles. After the climb up to Kalvarienberg there are stunning views of Fussen Neuschwanstein and mountains from the crosses. The route skirts Lake Schwansee before reaching Hohenschwangau where the castles can be accessed and a bus...More
The Kalvariengberg (Calvary Mountain) is exactly that!The Stations of the Cross,Christ's journey to Calavry and death on the cross.They were built by a priest of St Mang called Johann Baptist Graf(29.01.1802-07.03.1862).He faced opposition not only from the Bishop of Augsburg,but also the local community.He was...More
There are many different ways to get to the top of the Kalvarienberg. For some the first part is easy to walk but there are alternatives that lead through the forest with steep and narrow paths. As it is only about 30 minutes to get...More
My husband and I stumbled upon this hike by accident and were so glad that we completed it. The hike begins in Fussen and follows the 12 stations of the Cross. Each station has paintings or sculptures of Jesus. The top of the mountain, shows...More
Even in record heat it was a nice walk up the hill from the falls. Take water. The stations of the cross were much more ornate that anything I expected. We walked down the trail more directly towards town. The view in all directions was...More
This hike was mostly uphill but not strenuous or anything. When near the top there is view of the castles on a viewing platform. The hike starts right outside of downtown Fussen, by the narrow church. The statuary is really nice (as they all seem...More
If you're into hiking and nature then you can't miss out on on walking up kalvarienberg!
During my short stay at Fussen I climbed it 4 times because I honestly couldn't get enough of the views from the top!
There are a few different routes...More