© Das Bergische / Maren Pussak

Seven steps on the way to Marialinden

For almost 300 years, people have embarked on the pilgrimage from Overath along a seven-station Way of the Cross to Marialinden. The boards along this new loop hiking trail tell the history/histories behind this tradition. Hikers are accompanied on a journey through time to the 18th century and learn so many interesting facts about the lives of the people at that time. 





  • Theme: Seven steps on the way to Marialinden 
  • Length: 9.1 km 
  • Duration: approx. 2,5 hours 
  • Stations: 8 
  • Loop trail 
  • Start/End point: train station Overath, Bahnhofsplatz, 51491 Overath 




© Das Bergische / Maren Pussak

voluntary trail steward

© Naturpark Bergisches Land

Hardy Raap


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