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Elster Pearls Trail – Stage 4

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  • Ansicht von Wünschendorf mit der Veitskirche und Holzbrücke
    / Ansicht von Wünschendorf mit der Veitskirche und Holzbrücke
    Photo: Archiv TVV / S. Theilig
  • / Märchenwald Wünschendorf
    Photo: Archiv TVV, C.Beer
  • / Holzbrücke Wünschendorf
    Photo: Archiv TVV, S. Theilig
  • / Pfarrkirche St. Veit in Wünschendorf
    Photo: Archiv TVV / Tino Peisker
  • / Innenraum der Pfarrkirche St. Veit in Wünschendorf
    Photo: Archiv TVV / Tino Peisker
  • / Ingo Kolbe - Stadtführer von Berga/Elster
    Photo: Archiv Osterpfad Vogtland
  • / Osterausstellung im Klubhaus Berga/Elster
    Photo: Archiv Osterpfad Vogtland
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Stage 4 takes you 17.2 km from the town hall in Wünschendorf to Berga / Elster. You will have spectacular views like the "Weiberstein" peak to the beautiful valley of the Elster river.
open
moderate
16.2 km
5:20 h
524 m
494 m
Start: Wünschendorf / Elster

Destination: Berga / Elster (fire place)

Distance: 17.21 km

Elevation gain: 1100 m

Walking time: 5.5 to 7 hours

Author’s recommendation

  • Wünschendorf with St. Vitus Church, wooden bridge and fairytale forest
  • Weiberstein (viewpoint)
Quality route according to "Wanderbares Deutschland"
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
348 m
Lowest point
212 m
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Rest Stop

Camping & Restaurant »Am Töpferberg«
Dorfladen Endschütz
Landhotel am Fuchsbach

Safety information

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

Tips and hints

Tourism Association Vogtland e.V.

Tel.: +49 (0) 3744 188860

Mail: info@vogtland-tourismus.de  

 

Tourist-Information Greiz

Tel.: +49 3661 689815

Mail: tourismus@greiz.de  

Start

Wünschendorf (Town Hall) (212 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.795675, 12.097231
DMS
50°47'44.4"N 12°05'50.0"E
UTM
33U 295437 5631120
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Destination

Berga/Elster

Turn-by-turn directions

Start at Rathaus Wünschendorf - turn right into Bahnhofstraße, straight ahead - cross Brunnenstraße - 200 m on Südstraße - at the railway crossing turn left - after 100 m turn right into Fuchstalstraße and go straight for 200 m - at the end of Fuchstalstraße turn left onto Wiesenweg and 300 m along the path follow - pass the forest road - 400 m to the forest path crossing at the Schlüsselberg (318 m above sea level) - turn right - 1.7 km to the junction Kamnitzgrund - further over the lookout points Geyerstein (292 m above sea level), Hirschensprung and Fuchsbachtalblick - to 50 m turn right into the Fuchsbachtal - turn right in the valley - 1 km to the rest area "Fuchsbachmünd" - turn left and after the railway bridge turn right - 100 m on the valley path - then left in Hohlweg - 300 m straight uphill to the Teufelskanzel junction - turn left here –150 m turn right onto the forest path path until it meets the ravine - turn left, walk 200 m to the “Weiberstein” viewpoint (318 m above sea level) - reach after 700 m en we Großdraxdorf - turn right - 1 km downhill to Talweg (216 m above sea level) NN) - then after 100 m on Talweg and turn left into "Zehnmarkweg" - 1.6 km along Zehnmarkweg - keep left - 200 m on Talweg - turn left at the pipe bridge - 500 m steeply uphill to the Großdraxdorfer Bastei junction - right turn - go through the small brook bottom - on the right forest path 500 m straight to the lookout point Großdraxdorfer Bastei - 300 m back on the same path - turn right - 1.1 km to the turning point "Wernsdorfer Höhe" (328 m above sea level) - turn right on the field path - 800 m to the next forest path crossing, then turn left - walk 200 m on the forest path to the junction at the small pond - turn left over Dammkrone and after 50 m turn right onto Reitsteig - walk 1.1 km on Reitsteig - at the rest hut "Oberhammer" ( 224 m above sea level) turn left - 500 m uphill to the Albersdorf reservoir - turn right after the stairs - 200 m on the top of the dam - turn left - 700 m to the "Stausee Albersdorf" car park (320 m above sea level) - turn right after 200 m - after 1 , 1 km, walking past the Steinkreuz, you reach Elsterstraße - turning slightly left you come after 150 m to the stage destination, the Berga fire place.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
50.795675, 12.097231
DMS
50°47'44.4"N 12°05'50.0"E
UTM
33U 295437 5631120
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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 on 03744 18886-0

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 17-kilometer path.

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Rating

5.0
(2)
Ludwig Hotop
May 19, 2021 · Community
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Video: Ludwig Hotop, Natürlich draußen
Siggi Sonnenstrahl
May 09, 2016 · Community
When did you do this route? April 13, 2014

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
16.2 km
Duration
5:20 h
Ascent
524 m
Descent
494 m
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