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Kavalierberg

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The hike to the Kalvarienberg is located in ERZBERG LEOBEN.
Today's Kalvarienberg in Leoben is 667 meters high. It is located in the district of Göß and rises 100 meters above the Gösserstrasse. In addition to its spiritual nature, it is known for its beautiful view and especially as a popular place for excursions.

The mountain dome offers an impressive view, especially to the northwest to the Reiting and the Eisenerz mountains. Likewise to the Häuselberg or Hinterberg.

This hike is complemented by the possibility to visit the Maßenburg. This trail continues via the excursion pub Pampichlerwarte, along the forest nature trail to the ruins of the Maßenburg Leoben. From there a small hiking trail leads back to Schillerstrasse and the parking lot Gösserstrasse.

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The tour in numbers

medium
Level of difficulty
4,8 km
Route
1:00 h
Duration
267 hm
Ascent
255 hm
Descent
703 m
Highest point
539 m
Lowest point

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Take the exit West from the highway in the direction of the city center, straight ahead over the traffic circle. Here you are directly in the Gösserstrasse where you can park.
From the parking lot Gösser Strasse we follow the sidewalk along Gösser Strasse, shortly after the crest - where on the right hand side is the former Lamberti church (today a residential house) from the 12th century, we find on the left hand side, very hidden, the access to the beginning of the Way of the Cross to Calvary. A rather steep climb through the forest leads along the individual beautifully restored Stations of the Cross to the Calvary Church. The Way of the Cross with the 12 Stations of the Cross is a foundation of the parish of Göss from the 19th century. The chapel was built between 1843 and 1845, and it was not until 1991 that the local artist Georg Brandner created an interesting abstract fresco. A path leads us from the chapel to a viewpoint on which there are three Calvary crosses. From here we have a wonderful view of the district of Göss. Afterwards, we take the path back to the chapel and now follow a slightly sloping hiking trail across meadows to a farm. Here we reach a public road. From this point we could return to the parking lot Gösserstrasse via the Windischbergweg (left). A nice addition, however, is the path over the Pampichlerwarte to the Massenburg. When we reach the road, we cross the highway bridge and follow the Pampichlerweg road to the left along farms and family homes until we reach the Pampichlerwarte restaurant on the right. Here we can take a break in the beautiful garden. The path now continues along a goods road. We follow this path - here also begins a signposted forest nature trail, which leads through the forest keeping left to the Massenburg.

The first construction of the Massenburg dates back to the 9th or 10th century, but only in the 12th century the name Massenburg as well as the first settlement at its feet with the "forum liuben" are documented. In 1820, the Massenburg was completely demolished, except for the pouring box and some remains of the walls. In 1998/99 the remains of the ruin were uncovered, during which a harmonious unity of the historical masonry and a modern viewing platform was created. Today, the strategic importance of the castle is clearly visible.

Directly behind the display board on the history of Massenburg Castle, a path leads us to Schillerstrasse below. Here we keep to the right and return to the parking lot in Gösserstrasse.

Take a detour to the Pampichler Warte and enjoy a snack there.
Leoben main station and along the Stadtkai to Gösser Strasse.

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We park in Gösserstrasse and start our circular route here.
Tourismusverband ERZBERG LEOBEN 

Tourist office

Hauptplatz 3

8700 Leoben

Phone: +43 3842 481 4 810

office@erzberg-leoben.at  

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What the weather will be like

Leoben (542m)

Morning
20°C
0%
5 km/h
Noon
28°C
50%
5 km/h
Night
22°C
60%
5 km/h
Variable cloudiness with long sunny periods and a chance of showers around noon.
Morning
18°C
80%
5 km/h
Noon
21°C
85%
10 km/h
Night
20°C
75%
5 km/h
Unsettled weather throughout the day with showers now and then.
06.07.2022
12°C 27°C
07.07.2022
13°C 23°C
08.07.2022
12°C 24°C

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