The Chapel of Maria Elend is one of the oldest places of pilgrimage in the Pinzgau and enjoys great fame & popularity. It is situated just a little outside the town centre of Embach and is easily accessible within 20 minutes by foot surrounded by beautiful nature.
The Maria Elend Pilgrimage has 2 stations: It begins at the church with the original miraculous image of Maria Elend and from there on it goes on to the Calvary Chapel of Grace Chapel Maria Elend outside of town (20 min walk).
At Maria Elend, there is also the spiritual centre of Embach from the Archdiocese of Salzburg. In keeping with the spiritual quest of today, the Spirituality Centre Embach offers a wide range of services, such as meditation, fasting, spiritual, personal development, etc.