Make a pilgrimage through Steuerberg – on the Hemma pilgrims’ route
Hiking enthusiasts can explore the nature of Steuerberg and take a rest at Marienhof on the Saint Hemma pilgrims’ route. Seven routes lead to Gurk to the tomb of Saint Hemma, which is the aim of the pilgrimage. The route “Ossiach – Gurk” guides through the community Steuerberg.
Hemma pilgrims' routes: in the footsteps of spirituality
Hemma of Gurk was a Carinthian aristocrat who founded churches and monasteries. Saint Hemma ist the mother of the country and protectress of Carinthia. Faithful Catholics ask the Saint for a happy childbirth or the treatment of eye diseases.