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From Schöneck to Klingenthal

Hiking trail · Vogtland · Open
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  • Wanderer an der Sparkasse Vogtland Arena
    Wanderer an der Sparkasse Vogtland Arena
    Photo: Archiv TVV / Christoph Beer
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Hike from the balcony of the Vogtland to the music city of Klingenthal.
Open
moderate
Distance 14.6 km
3:55 h
114 m
317 m
800 m
553 m
The tour takes you on shady forest paths via the small mountain town of Kottenheide to the ski jump in the VogtlandArena. From here, the path follows the VogtlandPanoramaWeg through Klingenthal to the train station.

Length of the tour approx. 14 km, mostly natural and paved route,

walking time approx. 3.5 hours

Author’s recommendation

In Klingenthal you should take a look at the baroque round church and the music and winter sports museum. In Schöneck, a visit to the "Alter Söll" viewing rock or the local history museum is worthwhile.
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
800 m
Lowest point
553 m
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Track types

Asphalt 22.50%Dirt road 44.28%Forested/wild trail 28.57%Path 1.09%Road 2.61%Unknown 0.91%
Asphalt
3.3 km
Dirt road
6.5 km
Forested/wild trail
4.2 km
Path
0.2 km
Road
0.4 km
Unknown
0.1 km
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Rest stops

IFA Schöneck Hotel & Ferienpark
Museum Café Schöneck
hotel
Restaurant in the holiday hotel Haus am Ahorn
ellie's coffee shop

Tips and hints

Start

IFA Hotel Schöneck (757 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.389641, 12.344040
DMS
50°23'22.7"N 12°20'38.5"E
UTM
33U 311210 5585326
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Destination

Klingenthal train station

Turn-by-turn directions

Schöneck train station IFA hotel - Tannenhaus - Kirchsteig - Kottenheide - towards Brunndöbra - Klingenthal

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

You can reach Schöneck with the Vogtlandbahn RB 1 on the route Zwickau - Falkenstein - Kraslice. Information on travel times and prices is available at www.vogtlandbahn.de or from the Vogtland Tourist and Traffic Office on 03744/19449, www.vogtlandauskunft.de

Getting there

Parking

You can find parking spaces in the Schöneck multi-storey car park or in the large outdoor car park, simply follow the signs for IFA Ferienpark, Ski- und Bikewelt Schöneck

Coordinates

DD
50.389641, 12.344040
DMS
50°23'22.7"N 12°20'38.5"E
UTM
33U 311210 5585326
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Cycling and hiking map "Vogtländische Musikregion", Verlag Dr. Barthel, scale 1:35,000, ISBN: 978-3-89591-022-7

hiking and cycling map no. 66, "Ferienregion Schöneck - Klingenthal - Eibenstock", Saxony cartography, scale 1:33,000, ISBN: 978-3- 86843-066-0

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Equipment

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Status
Open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
14.6 km
Duration
3:55 h
Ascent
114 m
Descent
317 m
Highest point
800 m
Lowest point
553 m
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