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Quality trail recommended route Stage 5

Elster Pearls Trail – Stage 5

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  • Rathaus Berga/ Elster
    Rathaus Berga/ Elster
    Photo: CC BY-SA, Archiv TVV, J. Bärthel
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From Berga / Elster it goes back via 10.5 km to Neumühle.
Open
moderate
Distance 9.9 km
3:29 h
319 m
313 m
362 m
240 m
Start: Berga / Elster (Brandhausplatz)

Destination: Neumühle / Elster (municipal office)

Distance: 10.51 km

Elevation gain: 670 m

Walking time: 3.5 to 4.5 hours

Author’s recommendation

  • Elster Weir near Neumühle
  • Museum and Holiday Court in Waltersdorf
Quality route according to "Wanderbares Deutschland"
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
362 m
Lowest point
240 m
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Rest stops

Café Knottenmühle

Safety information

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

Tips and hints

Tourist Association Vogtland e.V.

Tel.: +49 (0) 3744 188860

Mail: info@vogtland-tourismus.de 

 

Tourist-Information Greiz

Tel.: +49 (0) 3661 689815

Mail: tourismus@greiz.de 

Start

Fire Place (Brandplatz) in Berga/Elster (240 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.752873, 12.163778
DMS
50°45'10.3"N 12°09'49.6"E
UTM
33U 299944 5626180
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Destination

Municipal office of Neumühle

Turn-by-turn directions

Start at Brandplatz in Berga / Elster - cross the B 175 - 150 m on the sidewalk along the town hall - cross the street here - pass the city park - turn half diagonally into the church square - turn right at the church into Kirchweg - at the church ditch after 50 m on Markersdorfer Weg , 900 m uphill to the Markersdorf crossroads (340 m above sea level) - at the crossroads straight down into the valley of the Culmitzsch (256 m above sea level) - at the next crossroads turn right on the forest path 1.4 km parallel to the Culmitzschbach to Untergeißendorf - cross the local road and after 100 m turn left into Wiesenweg - follow this meadow and field ridge path 1.7 km uphill - at the rest area and lookout point (362 m above sea level) "Alte Eulaer Straße" turn right - after 300 m slightly downhill, at the next rest area, Turn left from Alte Eulaer Straße - after 1 km downhill on forest and meadow paths you reach the Mühlberg von Waltersdorf - turn right at the crossroads at Mühlberg - 1 km straight towards Rüßdorf - turn left into the field path d 500 m uphill to the next field lane crossing - turn right - 400 m straight ahead on a field path - turn left - 1 km partly uphill, partly downhill on a field path to the next junction and signposts - turn right - 1 km straight ahead - turn left into forest path –300 m straight ahead on the forest path - turn right at the forest path crossing - 1.3 km past the viewpoint “Heiterer Blick” (320 m above sea level) NN) with its White Cross - now 1.3 km downhill on the hiking trail marked with the EPW pictogram to the new Elsterbrücke - cross the local road - turn right at the Elsterwehr and signpost location - 400 m on the parallel path to the Weißen Elster you reach the stage destination, the Neumühle / Elster municipal office (240 m above sea level).

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Hikers can travel by train to Greiz or Wünschendorf, and continue by bus to the starting point.

Further information is available from the PRG on +49 3661 706565 or the Vogtland Tourist and Transport Office on +49 3744 19449 or www.vogtlandauskunft.de.

Getting there

You can reach Berga from Dresden/Chemnitz via the A 72 motorway, exit Reichenbach - Greiz - Neumühle - Berga.

Parking

Use the public parking spaces on the Weißen Elster.

Coordinates

DD
50.752873, 12.163778
DMS
50°45'10.3"N 12°09'49.6"E
UTM
33U 299944 5626180
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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 +49 (0) 3744 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 11-kilometer trail.

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Ludwig Hotop
May 19, 2021 · Community
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.9 km
Duration
3:29 h
Ascent
319 m
Descent
313 m
Highest point
362 m
Lowest point
240 m
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