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Teufelsgasse (Devil's Lane)

A legendary gorge in Kirchdorf in Tirol!

You get to hike in the tracks of the devil in Teufelsgasse (Devil’s Lane). As a hiking destination it is genuine insider tip, one which sets the adventurous hearts of children and adults alike racing. This legendary gorge at the Leerberg in Kirchdorf in Tirol casts a spell over everyone. The car park for the hike (parking fee 3 euro) is located in the town of Hinterberg near Gasteig in Kirchdorf and is conveniently accessible by car. From here, head for Teufelsgasse.

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Teufelsgasse in Kirchdorf in Tirol

The legendary Teufelsgasse provides an exciting hike in Gasteig near Kirchdorf. The gorge at the Leerberg casts a spell over everyone.

Details & Facts

  • checkLocation: Kirchdorf in Tirol - Gasteig

  • checkStart point: Hinterberg car park

  • checkCar parking: Hinterberg car park

  • checkTotal length of the route: 7,6 km

  • checkDifficulty level: medium

  • checkWalking time: ca. 2:45 hours

  • checkSuitable for children and families: Yes

  • checkNegotiable with a pram: No

At the start of the hike there is a climb of around 40 minutes via a forest road. This then proceeds via a short dirt track to the rocky gorge on the plateau of the Leerberg. But what has it to do with the devil?

Legend has it that the devil himself beat a labyrinth into the rock, to make it look like a road, to lead sinners and their souls astray. Many of his poor victims carved their names into the soft rock faces in desperation, letting those they had left behind and friends know about their fate. It is said that attentive hikers can still sense these lost souls in Teufelsgasse and on occasion their lamentations and cries can still be heard.

Teufelsgasse

  • directions_walkMediumLevel
  • access_time2:45 hDuration
  • arrow_right_alt7,6 kmDistance
  • terrain1254 mHighest point
  • trending_up340 mUphill
  • trending_down340 mDownhill
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Highlights of the tour

  • checkGorge with a labyrinth shaped like a road

  • checkInscription on the rock faces

  • checkExciting path for all the family

  • Teufelsgasse (Devil’s Lane) Kirchdorf - St. Johann in Tirol region
    Hikers hiking through Teufelsgasse (Devil’s Lane) in Kirchdorf in Tirol.
  • Teufelsgasse (Devil’s Lane) in Kirchdorf - St. Johann in Tirol region
    Hike through Teufelsgasse (Devil’s Lane) in Kirchdorf in Tirol.
  • Teufelsgasse (Devil’s Lane)- gorge in Kirchdorf in Tirol
  • Teufelsgasse (Devil’s Lane)- gorge in Kirchdorf in Tirol
    The legendary gorge in Kirchdorf in Tirol casts a spell over everyone.
  • Inscription at Teufelsgasse Koasa Trail Stage 3 - St. Johann in Tirol region
    Hikers read the inscription in Teufelsgasse on Koasa Trail Stage 3.
  • Teufelsgasse (Devil’s Lane)- gorge in Kirchdorf in Tirol
    The legendary gorge in Kirchdorf in Tirol casts a spell over everyone.
  • Teufelsgasse (Devil’s Lane)- gorge in Kirchdorf in Tirol
    The legendary gorge in Kirchdorf in Tirol casts a spell over everyone.

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Weather

Latest weather forecast for the St. Johann in Tirol region!

    Today 2020-12-04

  • compact clouds
  • ac_unitMin.-5 °C
  • wb_sunnyMax.6 °C
  • opacityPrecipitation85 % (9.1 mm)
  • flagWindSued 9 km/h
  • flash_onThunderstorm risk0 %

    Tomorrow 2020-12-05

  • rain and snow, mainly cloudy
  • ac_unitMin.0 °C
  • wb_sunnyMax.4 °C
  • opacityPrecipitation90 % (35.6 mm)
  • flagWindNord 4 km/h
  • flash_onThunderstorm risk0 %

    Tomorrow 2020-12-06

  • thick clouds, some rain
  • ac_unitMin.1 °C
  • wb_sunnyMax.4 °C
  • opacityPrecipitation90 % (14.3 mm)
  • flagWindNord 4 km/h
  • flash_onThunderstorm risk0 %

    Tomorrow 2020-12-07

  • mainly sunny
  • ac_unitMin.-2 °C
  • wb_sunnyMax.5 °C
  • opacityPrecipitation30 % (0.1 mm)
  • flagWindSuedwest 3 km/h
  • flash_onThunderstorm risk0 %

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