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Georg-Kresse-Wanderweg

Hiking trail · Vogtland · Open
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  • Blick in die Heimatstube Auma
    / Blick in die Heimatstube Auma
    Photo: Archiv Stadt Auma / Frank Marschner
  • / Marktplatz Auma mit Postmeilensäule
    Photo: Archiv Stadt Auma-Weidatal
  • / Merkendorfer Brunnen
    Photo: Tourismuszentrum Zeulenroda
  • / Kirche Merkendorf
    Photo: Archiv TVV, M. Dassler
  • / Spielplatz in Piesegitz
    Photo: Tourismuszentrum am Zeulenrodaer Meer
  • / Bermichsmühle im Weidatal
    Photo: Archiv TVV / Christoph Beer
  • / Weidatalsperre
    Photo: Archiv TVV / S. Theilig
  • / Vorsperre Pisselsmühle - Weidatalsperre
    Photo: Stadt Zeulenroda-Triebes
  • / Dörtendorf bei Zeulenroda
    Photo: Archiv TVV / Sebastian Theilig
  • / Museum Reichenfels
    Photo: Archiv Museum Reichenfels
  • / Museum Reichenfels
    Photo: Archiv TVV / M. Walther
  • / Steinernes Kreuz bei Reichenfels
    Photo: Archiv TVV / Marcus Dassler
  • / Aussicht von der Burgruine Reichenfels
    Photo: Archiv TVV / Marcus Dassler
  • / Hofkäserei Büttner in Hohenleuben
    Photo: Archiv Hofkäserei Büttner
  • / Erlebnisfloß auf der Talsperre Hohenleuben
    Photo: Archiv Gemeinde Langenwetzendorf
  • / Triebestal bei Hohenleuben
    Photo: Archiv TVV / Sebastian Theilig
  • / Kirche in Hohenleuben
    Photo: Archiv TVV / Felix Hafenrichter
  • / Pension Zur Linde Lunzig - Vorderansicht
    Photo: Vogtland - Sinfonie der Natur
  • / Altar der Kirche Tschirma
    Photo: Archiv FVV Rosenbach e.V.
  • / Kirche in Tschirma
    Photo: Vogtland - Sinfonie der Natur
  • / Dorfanger Nitschareuth
    Photo: Vogtland - Sinfonie der Natur
  • / Bauernmuseum Nitzschareuth
    Photo: Archiv Tourismusverband Vogtland, D. Heinze
  • / Rächer, Retter und Rapiere · 4-teiliger Film des DDR-Fernsehens über den Bauerngeneral Georg Kresse
    Video: HELMUT EULENBERGER
m 500 450 400 350 300 250 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 km Kirche Merkendorf Museum Reichenfels Bermichsmühle Hofkäserei Büttner Kirche Tschirma Weidatalsperre
Open
moderate
Distance 36 km
9:38 h
523 m
600 m

Author’s recommendation

Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Highest point
437 m
Lowest point
281 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Gaststätte Thüringer Hof
Pension Zur Linde Lunzig

Tips and hints

Start

Auma (389 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.699489, 11.900253
DMS
50°41'58.2"N 11°54'00.9"E
UTM
32U 704804 5620420
w3w 
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Destination

Nitschareuth

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Public transport

Getting there

Coordinates

DD
50.699489, 11.900253
DMS
50°41'58.2"N 11°54'00.9"E
UTM
32U 704804 5620420
w3w 
///cling.huge.festoon
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Information zur Person Georg Kresse, die heute als Bauerngeneral des Dreißigjährigen Kriegs bekannt ist: http://vavh-geschichtsverein-hohenleuben.de/georg-kresse/ 

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Status
Open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
36 km
Duration
9:38 h
Ascent
523 m
Descent
600 m
Linear route Cultural/historical interest

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