Ammergau Alps Meditation Trail: 10th Stage – Calvary statue - Döttenbichl

Long distance hiking trail

Stage of the Ammergau Alps Meditation Trail from the Calvary statue (Station 10) near Oberammergau to the Döttenbichl (Station 11).

  • Type Long distance hiking trail
  • Difficulty easy
  • Duration 0:45 h
  • Distance 2,3 km
  • Ascent 82 m
  • Descent 108 m
  • Lowest point 843 m
  • Highest point 929 m
The starting point of the tour is at the Calvary statue. The route leads behind the statue over the ski downhill trail of the Kolben to the "Grottenweg".

Continuing along this path, you soon ascend to a higher level, the Kälberplatte. A wooden sign opposite indicates the way to the Döttenbichl.

Turn left uphill into the forest until you reach a knoll. Proceed downhill again for a short stretch – the route is marked in some places by a yellow dagger – until you reach the excavation site.  

You can enjoy an unforgettable hiking experience in the Ammergau Alps as long as you have the right gear. Visit the "Best of Wandern" Test Centre in Bad Kohlgrub to try out the latest outdoor equipment free of charge.

- GPS devices

- rucksacks, child carriers, children's jackets

- multifunctional jackets

- hiking boots

- sticks and head lamps

- binoculars

- tour software

- snow shoes

- backpacking umbrellas

The Best of Wandern Test Centre is located at Hotel Schillingshof, directly opposite the Hörnlebahn ski lift. adress: Fallerstraße 11, Bad Kohlgrub tel.: +49 8845 7010.

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You can find out exactly what was found during excavations at Döttenbichl in an exciting exhibition in the Museum of Oberammergau

Im Notfall verständigen Sie bitte die nächstgelegene Rettungsleitstelle. Unabhängig vom Standort erreichen Sie diese deutschlandweit unter der Telefonnummer 112.

A95, B23 to Oberammergau via Ettal
Ettaler Straße, free of charge
bus stop: Oberammergau Bhf or Eugen-Papst-Str.
9606 Garmisch-Partenkirchen - Oberammergau - Wieskirche - Füssen
9622 Oberammergau - Ettal - Linderhof (Schloss)

train stop: Bhf Oberammergau
Murnau - Oberammergau

Guests in the Ammergauer Alps Region can use their electronic guest pass or the "KönigsCard" to obtain free bus travel. 

Einen Reiseführer zum Wandern auf dem Meditationsweg finden Sie in unserem Onlineshop unter

Kartenmaterial erhalten Sie im Onlineshop der Ammergauer Alpen GmbH unter oder in den Tourist-Informationen vor Ort.

Map and arrival

Elevation profile