Varied round tour through shady forests, past mysterious rocks to the high altitude health resort Grünbach. From here it goes to Werda, from where a detour to the Geigenbachtalsperre is highly recommended. Following the route, you pass the former Haselmühle quarry and shortly afterwards you reach the town of Schöneck again.
Distance 25.6 km
Highest point795 m
Lowest point512 m
Starting at Klingenthaler Straße, turn left into the Meiler area. The tour leads past the Muldenquelle along the Muldenbrandweg. Passing the Rehhübel and the Affensteine, you reach Grünbach, where you continue further into town via Poppengrün in the direction of Bergen. About 2km before entering the village, turn left onto a small forest road in the direction of Werda. From here it is worth taking a detour to the Geigenbachtalsperre. The round trip then runs from Werda through the forest back to Schöneck.
Sights: small and large rock group of Affenstein, Rehhübel, Wendelstein, Geigenbachtalsperre Werda
MTB route entry Bikewelt Schöneck roundabout Kärrnerstraße (774 m)
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Bikestation Bikewelt Schöneck (parking garage Hohe Reuth)
Length: 24km, difference in altitude: 280m, level of difficulty: medium-difficult, route characteristics: changing ground, forest paths and sections on roads with little traffic
all notes on protected areas
The Vogtlandbahn line RB 1 from the direction of Zwickau to Kraslice (CZ) or the bus line 90 from Oelsnitz, Plauen, or the line 22 from the direction of Tannenbergsthal all go to the stop at the IFA holiday park. This is where the hiking and cross-country ski run house is located, in which there are changing rooms, sprinting, shower & toilet and also the tourist information.
Via the AB 72 to the Plauen Ost or Süd exit and continue to Schöneck. In Schöneck, follow the signs to Parkhaus, Skiwelt, IFA Ferienpark.
In the parking garage at the IFA holiday park.
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike
Author’s map recommendations
Tour guide Schöneck, available from the tourist information office Schöneck:
Rad and hiking map "Vogtland Music Region", Verlag Dr. Barthel, scale 1:35 000, ISBN: 978-3-89591-022-7,