4 Pillars

Place of strength | place pilgrimage | place to think | events

The pillars of the Jakobskreuz

consist of 4 elements

  1. Excursion destinations with splendid view and special „place of strength
  2. Place of pilgrimage and place of religious and contemplative events
  3. Place to think“ – place for innovative seminars, future talks, workshops
  4. Place for special events – exhibitions and lectures in the cross; appropriate events of all kinds around the cross


  • Located at 1,456 m above sea level at the summit of the Buchensteinwand
  • Jakobskreuz – height: 29.60 m
  • Elevator for 10 people
  • 4 panoramic event rooms
    of approx. 30 m² at an height of approx. 19 m 
  • 4 viewing platforms
    above the event rooms at an height of approx. 22 m 
  • 1 panoramic viewing platform
    on the highest floor of the cross at an height of approx. 28 m
  • NEW the Antoius chapel at the Jakobskreuz


Changing exhibitions and programmes will always revive the cross with new content.

  • Seminar rooms of approx. 30 m² – also for rent
  • All rooms are heated
  • 5 viewing platforms in all directions
  • Event rooms and viewing platforms can be rented individually
  • Private events possible

Event rooms for

  • Vernissages
  • Exhibitions
  • Product presentations
  • Lectures
  • Contemplative programmes
  • Readings



  • Fantastic panoramic view
  • Panoramic flower trail
  • Event area at the summit
  • Das Weitblick - restaurant at the summit and
  • Das Bergblick - restaurant in the valley - next to the valley station


  • Ski area with free parking
  • Free ski buses
  • Natural-snow slope
  • 80% of the slopes have snow cannons
  • Large Pletzi-Bear Park
  • Tour ski area

In winter the PillerseeTal is one of the most snow-secure alpine regions with a diversity of ski slopes, unique cross-country skiing trails and a deeply snow-coverd winter wonderland. With the Biathlon World Cop and the Freeride World Tour the holiday region is also a stronghold of Nordic sports and the European freeride elite. 



  • Standort auf 1.456 m Seehöhe am Gipfel der Buchensteinwand
  • Jakobskreuz – Höhe: 29,60 m
  • Personenaufzug für 10 Personen
  • 4 Aussichts- und Ausstellungsräume
    mit ca. 30 m² in ca. 19 m Höhe
  • 4 Aussichtsplattformen
    über den Räumen in ca. 22 m Höhe
  • 1 Panorama-Aussichtsplattform
    auf der höchsten Ebene des Kreuzes in ca. 28 m Höhe
  • NEU die Antoius Kapelle im Jakobskreuz


Wechselnde Ausstellungen und Programme werden das Kreuz immer wieder mit neuen Inhalten beleben.

  • Seminarräume mit über 30 m² – auch zu mieten
  • Alle Räume sind beheizbar
  • Aussichtsplattformen in alle Himmelsrichtungen
  • Die Antonius Kapelle im Jakobskreuz
  • Räume und Aussichtsplattformen können individuell gemietet werden
  • Private Veranstaltungen sind möglich

Räumlichkeiten für

  • Vernissagen
  • Ausstellungen
  • Produktvorstellungen
  • Lesungen
  • besinnliche Programme
  • Vorträge

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The Buchensteinwand Bergbahn Pillersee team thanks you for the winter season and looks forward to welcoming you again in summer! We start the summer season on May 28, 2021. We are fully aware that the coming summer will bring a lot of uncertainty and open questions. So that you can get an overview, we have put together a comprehensive concept that should ensure a relaxed and protected summer vacation.

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