Pilger in Kellergasse, © Weinviertel Tourismus / Lahofer

Packing list

Must-haves for your pilgrim's rucksack

There are lots of things you should put in your pilgrim's rucksack. In the following you will find a few basic things that should be there in any case.

When preparing for a pilgrimage, proper equipment is of paramount importance. Please don't forget you will walk on foot the entire day and could run into any kind of weather.

In the following we have listed a few things you should put into your pilgrim's rucksack in any case.


  • Cap
  • Hiking trousers
  • Hiking or mountaineering boots
  • Socks (spare socks)
  • T-shirt (spare t-shirt)
  • Rain protection
  • Fleece jacket
  • Jacket (Goretex)


  • Sun cream and lip balm
  • Tooth care equipment
  • Soap
  • Hand towel
  • Tissues
  • perhaps, a sleeping bag


  • Way of St. James guide

Additional equipment

  • Hiking or Nordic walking stick
  • Mobile phone
  • First aid kit (blister plasters)
  • Lighter
  • Sunglasses


  • Snack
  • Water bottle
  • Muesli bar

Attention: Are you starting in Mikulov? If you are, don't forget to bring your passport!!!