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Quality trail recommended route Stage 3

Elster Pearls Trail – Stage 3

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  • Clodramühle
    / Clodramühle
    Photo: Archiv TVV / M. Walther
  • / Elsterwehr bei Cronschwitz
    Photo: Kanuscheune Cronschwitz
  • / Eingangstor Kloster Cronschwitz
    Photo: Archiv TVV / Manja Reinhardt
  • / Mauern des ehemaligen Kloster Cronschwitz
    Photo: Archiv TVV / Manja Reinhardt
  • / Kloster Mildenfurth
    Photo: Archiv TVV / Christoph Beer
  • / Kloster Mildenfurth - Luftbild
    Photo: Archiv TVV / Sebastian Theilig
  • / Ansicht von Wünschendorf mit der Veitskirche und Holzbrücke
    Photo: Archiv TVV / S. Theilig
  • / Holzbrücke Wünschendorf
    Photo: Archiv TVV, S. Theilig
  • / Märchenwald Wünschendorf
    Photo: Archiv TVV, C.Beer
  • / Märchenwald Wünschendorf
    Photo: Archiv TVV / Christoph Beer
  • / Pfarrkirche St. Veit in Wünschendorf
    Photo: Archiv TVV / Tino Peisker
  • / Innenraum der Pfarrkirche St. Veit in Wünschendorf
    Photo: Archiv TVV / Tino Peisker
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The 13.33 km long stage begins in Berga and leads to Wünschendorf.
open
moderate
Distance 13.1 km
4:12 h
216 m
225 m
Start: Berga / Elster (town hall)

Destination: Wünschendorf / Elster (town hall)

Distance: 13.33 km

Elevation gain: 430 m

Walking time: 3 to 3.5 hours

Author’s recommendation

  • View of Clodramühle, Monastery Mildenfurth
  • Wünschendorf with St. Vitus Church, wooden bridge and fairytale forest (family attraction)
Quality route according to "Wanderbares Deutschland"
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
307 m
Lowest point
207 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Pay attention to your physical condition and take appropriate quantities of drinks with you on the hike.

Tips and hints

Tourism Assocation Vogtland e.V.

Tel.: +49 (0) 3744 18886-0

Mail: info@vogtland-tourismus.de 

 

Tourist-Information Greiz

Tel.: 03661 689815

Mail: tourismus@greiz.de 

Start

Berga City Hall (222 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.750954, 12.156498
DMS
50°45'03.4"N 12°09'23.4"E
UTM
33U 299422 5625986
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Destination

Town hall of Wünschendorf

Turn-by-turn directions

Start at the town hall in Berga / Elster (220 m above sea level) - then 3 km parallel to the Weißen Elster to the Clodramühle - turn left into the Harnbachgrund - 200 m to the parking lot - turn right there and cross the Harnbach, 1.1 km further on the Clodraleite to the junction Töpferberg (285 m above sea level) - keep right! - On the Clodraleite we reach the following distinctive sections one after the other:

1.8 km the Höllengraben -

1.1 km the Silberblick -

600 m the Lochguttunnel–

800 m the Ziegenberg–

600 m the Bendelgrund -

600 m further the entrance of Wünschendorf with the OT Cronschwitz (240 m above sea level)

- turn half left into the pedestrian path - at the end of the pedestrian path turn left - after 100 m straight ahead

Turn right onto the path to the Wünschendorf cemetery (290 m above sea level) - there turn left –250 m along the connecting road to the Cronschwitz-Veitsberg junction - cross the road - turn right onto the field path and walk 400 m straight to the last house - Turn into the right field path and 700 m over the Veitsberg (270 m above sea level) to the Weidatalweg intersection (WTW) - turn right and 400 m on WTW to the rest area - at the rest area 450 m turn left towards Weidatalgrund - cross Weidaer Straße - Cross the Weida on the Schafbrücke (207 m above sea level), turn right into the access road "Am Weinberg" - after 400 m straight ahead at the pedestrian bridge cross the Weida again right - 50 m straight ahead - cross Weidaer Straße - follow the pavement for 150 m - At the inns "Zur Holzbrücke" go over the street "Am Gessner" and follow the sidewalk to the street junction "Am Veitsberg" - 100 m along the church wall - down the stairs and right down Turn ts and cross Weidaer Straße - on the sidewalk you cross the historic wooden bridge on the left and cross the White Elster - on the pedestrian and cycle path "Gebind" 500 m straight on to Wendenplatz - turn left into Poststraße - only through the pedestrian zone of Poststraße 200 m to the stage destination Rathaus Wünschendorf / Elster.

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

With the regional express from Erfurt as well as with the Vogtlandbahn from Gera or Plauen / Weischlitz, the starting point of Greiz is easy to reach.

The Elsterperlenweg can also be perfectly combined with the Vogtlandbahn through the other train stations in the stage interconnections of Neumühle, Berga and Wünschendorf: www.vogtlandbahn.de 

For information on traveling by bus and train, as well as arranging accommodation, contact the Vogtland Tourism and Transport Center at +49 (0) 3744/19449 or www.vogtlandauskunft.de 

Getting there

You can reach Greiz from Dresden / Chemnitz via the A 72 motorway, Reichenbach exit. Continue via Reichenbach on the federal road B 94.

Coming from Nuremberg you can reach Greiz via the A 9 motorway, Schleiz exit. We continue via Zeulenroda on the federal road B 94.

Parking

Use the public parking spaces in the area of the Weißen Elster.

Coordinates

DD
50.750954, 12.156498
DMS
50°45'03.4"N 12°09'23.4"E
UTM
33U 299422 5625986
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Further information can be found on the website of the Vogtland Tourist Association at www.vogtland-tourismus.de  or at 03744/188860 as well as in the other tourist information along the tour route.

Author’s map recommendations

You can get a folding map with the complete route as well as information about sights and refreshment stops in the brochure shop of the tourism association at https://www.vogtland-tourismus.de/en/brochures.html 

Equipment

Appropriate hiking equipment should be used for the almost 70 kilometers long path.

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Distance
13.1 km
Duration
4:12 h
Ascent
216 m
Descent
225 m
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