Bike Touring Highlight
The sailing cross is at the top of the old Weser arm on Ritzenbütteler sand. It was made from steel to a design by Wolfgang Heidenhuber in the training workshop at Abeking & Rasmussen. In a box is the pilgrim temple. Bring your own stamp pad if you want to stamp your keepsake here.
The sailing cross marks station no. 1 of the pilgrimage route "Ochtum, Marsch & Moor". Information: urlauberkirchen.de/pilgerwege/ochtum-marsch-und-moor.html
March 19, 2017
The pilgrimage is 65 kilometers long. It leads through different landscapes and invites you to explore - also in stages - by bike. Its course is marked by small signs with the logo of the pilgrim's way. The track is also available as a so-called GPS track.In the municipality of Lemwerder, the five stations Ritzenbüttel Sailing Cross, Chapel on the dike, Holy Spirit Church, Altenes Cross and St. Gallus Church invite you to stay and visit. Every station offers the opportunity to rest on a bench, gaze into the distance, admire a church or the individually designed crosses. Pilgrim passports and a stamp pad are available in small wooden boxes. This is how the visit to the station can be documented. The idea for the ecumenical pilgrimage came into being in 2012. The background was a common worship service to the Assumption that had been linking the communities for years. Often used on farms as an outdoor offer, many of the worshipers came by bike and enjoyed the holiday tour through the mostly spring already developed nature.
May 27, 2019
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