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Herbal nature trail "Around the Kuhberg" Schönheide

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ATTENTION: Due to tree felling work necessitated by pest infestation and drought, walking the nature trail cannot be recommended at present.

As an alternative, guided tours on the subject of herbs are offered by the following partners, for example:

  • Nature and Environment Centre Vogtland e.V. Oberlauterbach
  • Gläserner Bauernhof Vogtland e.V. Markneukirchen

On 10 large and over 40 small educational and information boards, hikers can learn about the history and use of herbs.

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easy
Distance 5.6 km
1:21 h
112 m
196 m
750 m
628 m
Starting at the Hotel "Forstmeister" in Schönheide, our herb trail is suitable for everyone, with gentle inclines, and is entertaining and interesting, as over 200 species of native herbs, trees and shrubs can be found here, and information and educational panels provide interesting facts about the history and use of herbs. Trained herb educators accompany the hikers along the trail to the market barn in Rothenkirchen and explain all "herb questions" in a professional manner. Finally, interested guests can learn the art of making herbal spices, ointments and tinctures under the guidance of the herb women or bake herb breads together and cook with "wild" herbs.
  • 6 km hike mainly paved forest path,
  • meadow path approx. 1 km
  • Walking time approx. 1.5 h

Author’s recommendation

In the farm shop of the Hotel Forstmeister as well as in the market barn Rothenkirchen you can get regional products as well as herbs.
Difficulty
easy
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Highest point
750 m
Lowest point
628 m
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Sturdy shoes

Tips and hints

Gebietsgemeinschaft "Rund um den Kuhberg" e.V.

Tel.: 03755 51623

Restaurants along the way

Schönheide/ Hotel Forstmeister, Tel.: 037755 630

Stützengrün/ Gaststätte Stollmühle Tel.: 037462 3209

 

Start

Hotel Forstmeister - Schönheide (710 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.503167, 12.497187
DMS
50°30'11.4"N 12°29'49.9"E
UTM
33U 322520 5597569
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Destination

Rothenkirchen market barn

Turn-by-turn directions

he route, with gentle gradients, is laid out in such a way that Schönheide, Stützengrün and Rothenkirchen are connected via the Kuhbergwaldweg and lush meadow paths - with stunning views of the Vogtland and Erzgebirge mountains - and it is possible to start from any point on the nature trail. The trail is entertaining and interesting, as over 200 species of native herbs, trees and shrubs can be found here and trained herb educators explain all "herb questions" in a professional manner.

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Public transport

For information on how to get there by bus and train, contact the Vogtland Tourist and Transport Office at www.vogtlandauskunft.de or call +49 3744 / 19449.

Getting there

On the A 72 Hof-Chemnitz motorway, take the Reichenbach exit and continue on the B 94 to Rodewisch. Here, turn left onto the B 169 in the direction of Aue.  If you want to use the entrance in Schönheide, turn right after approx. 4 km to Schnarrtanne and then left to Schönheide. For the entrance in Rothenkirchen, stay on the B 169.

Parking

Parking at Hotel Forstmeister

Coordinates

DD
50.503167, 12.497187
DMS
50°30'11.4"N 12°29'49.9"E
UTM
33U 322520 5597569
w3w 
///resells.communal.elaborate
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Overnight Accommodation Offer · Erzgebirgskreis
Forstmeisters Schnuppertage
from €167.00

3 Days
Available until December 31, 2022

Entdecken Sie die kulinarischen Spezialitäten unserer Region und genießen Sie die schöne und abwechslungsreiche Landschaft.

Provider:  Buchungsservice Vogtland | Source:  Vogtland - Sinfonie der Natur

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.6 km
Duration
1:21 h
Ascent
112 m
Descent
196 m
Highest point
750 m
Lowest point
628 m
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