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Route description

For centuries, pilgrims on the Route of St. James from Germany to Santiago de Compostela have walked the spiritual path from the Benedictine Fischingen monastery over Hörnli mountain. The monastery that has been founded in 1138 still provides the pilgrims with shelter, meals and blessing. But ordinary hikers as well are spoilt with homemade cakes at the monastery restaurant. The old Baroque church and Brother Pierre's pottery are worth a visit.

Hearty snacks to fill your backpack

The cheese factory of the Heinzer family is located at Au. The pilgrims' cheese is produced here – a must for the supplies of any pilgrim! We need the energy as the trail gets steeper and steeper. Soon we will walk past the natural protected Ergeten alp. If you are lucky you may discover rare animals or plants here. Arrived at Hörnli mountain, we discover the gorgeous view and the mountain restaurant.

In the valley in no time

Those who are tired from walking, can rent a scooter here and race down to Steg. Those who want to follow the pilgrims, walk along the one-hour trail down to the valley. While waiting for the train, you may stop at the Voland confectionery. Try delicacies like the famous Baumerfladen, a traditional filled gingerbread, or take a glance into the bake house (for registered guests).

Experiences on the way.

Hörnli

Hörnli Mountain Restaurant.

Different ascents from Bauma, Steg, Sternenberg, Fischingen and Hulftegg lead through a varied natural scenery and hiking area to Hörnli mountain. Hörnli Mountain Restaurant
Berggasthaus Hörnli
Hörnli 1
8496 Steg im Tösstal
Tel. +41 55 245 12 02
info@berggasthaus-hoernli.ch
www.berggasthaus-hoernli.ch
Kloster Fischingen

Fischingen Monastery.

Fischingen Monastery is the only monastery in the canton Thurgau still inhabited by monks. Fischingen Monastery
Seminarhotel Kloster Fischingen
8376 Fischingen
Tel. +41 71 978 72 11
info@klosterfischingen.ch
www.klosterfischingen.ch
Au Cheese Factory

Au Cheese Factory.

Since mid-2005, the pilgrim's cheese and traditional Appenzell cheese has been produced at the Au cheese factory. Au Cheese Factory
Käserei Au
Bildweg 1
8376 Au TG
Tel. +41 71 977 13 92
kaeserei_au@bluewin.ch
www.pilgerkaese.ch
Voland Confectionery

Voland Confectionery.

Enjoy the delicacies of the Voland café, confectionery and pastry shop at seven different locations in the Zurich Oberland: Bauma - Steg - Wald - Rüti - Bäretswil - Laupen - Fehraltorf. Voland Confectionery
Konditorei Voland
Tösstalstrasse 83
8496 Steg im Tösstal
Tel. +41 55 265 11 30
kontakt@baumerfladen.ch
www.baumerfladen.ch

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