Syrau Dragon Circuit
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Auf dem DrachenrundwegPhoto: Archiv Tourismusverband Vogtland, J.Bärthel
- Boards and activity stations along the way explain special features of the dragon legend and interesting facts about dragons.
- Syrau Dragon Cave (legendary underworld, open daily February-November, Höhlenberg 10, 08548 Syrau, Tel.: 037431/3735,
- Windmill Syrau (historical contemporary witness, selected opening times between Easter-October, Fröbersgrüner Straße 18, 08548 Syrau, Tel.: 037431/3735, www.syrau.de)
Safety informationThe route passes railway tracks and you have to cross a main road - caution is advised here.
Tips and hintsRefreshment stops
"Imbiss an der Drachenhöhle", open seasonally, in the cave park, 08548 Syrau, Tel.: 037431 3735
"Cafe Syrau", Bahnhofstraße 16, 08548 Syrau, Tel.: 037431 86620
"Haus Vogtland", Bahnhofstr. 25, 08548 Syrau, Tel.: 037431 3342
"Zum Holzfäller", Am Sportplatz 1, 08539 Mehltheuer, Tel.: 037431 3388
Künzel snack bar
Public transportYou can reach Syrau/ Mehltheuer with the bus lines of the Vogtland transport association. Information is available from the Vogtland Tourist and Transport Office at www.vogtlandauskunft.de or by telephone on 03744 19449.
By roadAre you coming from the A9?
... then take the Schleiz exit in the direction of Plauen and follow the B 282 towards Plauen. This leads you via Langenbach, Mühltroff, Oberpirk and Mehltheuer directly to Syrau.
Or are you coming from the A72?
... then you can either leave the motorway at the exits Plauen-Ost or Plauen-West.
After Plauen-Ost, follow the B173 in the direction of Plauen and then keep going straight on to Dresdner Straße. From then on, always drive in the direction of Greiz/ Schleiz . At the junction of Martin-Luther-Straße/Pausaer Straße, continue to the right on the B92/E49 towards Schleiz. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto the B282 directly to Syrau.
When you take the Plauen-West exit, follow the B92/E49 through Plauen until you reach the roundabout (approx. 14 km). There, take the second exit in the direction of Syrau/Schleiz onto the B282.
ParkingParking available at the sports ground, if you start at the Drachenhöhle car park, there is a small daily charge
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EquipmentAs the hike is mainly on paved paths, sturdy shoes or hiking boots are sufficient.
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