This hike takes us from Schöneck via Korna, Arnoldsgrün and Schilbach. It partly runs on the national long-distance hiking trails E3 and Euregio Egrensis.
Distance 13.7 km
Highest point714 m
Lowest point505 m
The path runs along the Görnitzbach, which rises in Schöneck and flows into the Weisse Elster in Oelsnitz. This area is also called Neunmühlental - as nine mills once stood here. Starting with the Haselmühle, through Muckenmühle, Zahnmühle and Kornmühle to the Spitzmühle near Arnoldsgrün, most of these were in the upper section of our path. Only the tooth mill is still in use today and operated as a sawmill. The Spitzmühle is currently a residential and holiday home.
Right on the way, about 1.5 km after the start, you will find the Leuchtmooshöhle in the forest - a legendary place and former mine on the outskirts of Schöneck.
We start our hiking tour at the lookout rock "Alter Söll" and follow the blue markings along the forest road to Haselmühle. Directly opposite the leisure facility we turn off and stay on the blue marked path, following the Görnitzbach, we come to Korna. From here we follow the yellow marking that leads us to Arnoldsgrün. From the center of the village the marking changes to green - the path now leads in the direction of Schilbach. We follow him and reach Schilbach. It is worth taking a short detour to the village community center, where a small playground and benches invite you to linger. Strengthened it goes back to the green marked hiking trail and over the settlement "Birkenhäuser" back to Schöneck.
all notes on protected areas
Take the RB1 line of the Vogtlandbahn to Schöneck station and then walk to the "Alter Söll" observation rock.You can easily and comfortably reach Schöneck with the "TaktBUS22" bus from Muldenberg (Kirchstraße stop), the "+ Bus90" from Plauen / Oelsnitz (Sohrstraße stop), or the "TaktBUS93" from Bad Elster (Kirchstraße stop).You can find real-time timetable information on the website of the public transport companyhttp://www.vogtlandauskunft.de/
Motorway A72 from Leipzig, exit Plauen Ost, via Mechelgrün, Bergen, Poppengrün to Schöneck Motorway A93 from Bavaria to triangle Bayrisch-Vogtland, then A72 to exit Plauen-Süd and then via Oelsnitz, Tirschendorf and Arnoldsgrün to Schöneck.
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike
Author’s map recommendations
Hiking, skiing and cycling map "Vogtländische Musikregion", Verlag Dr. Barthel, ISBN: 978-3-89591-022-7; Price: €5.90 available from the Schöneck Tourist Info and in bookshops or online
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Walking shoes are recommended, but no special equipment is required.