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Quality trail recommended route Stage 6

Elster Pearls Trail – Stage 6

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  • Elster weir in Neumühle near Greiz
    / Elster weir in Neumühle near Greiz
    Photo: Archiv TVV / M. Walther
  • / Unterwegs auf Etappe 6 des Elsterperlenweg®
    Photo: Archiv TVV
  • / Unterwegs auf Etappe 6 des Elsterperlenweg®
    Photo: Archiv TVV
  • / Greiz
    Photo: Archiv TVV, S. Theilig
  • / View on Greiz
    Photo: Archiv Tourismusverband Vogtland, S. Theilig
  • / Schlötenbach
    Photo: Archiv TVV, S. Theilig
  • / Schlötenteich im Greiz-Werdauer Wald
    Photo: Archiv TVV / Sebastian Theilig
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The last stage of 9.93 km along the White Elster leads back to Greiz in the Fürstlich Greizer Park.
Open
moderate
Distance 10 km
2:59 h
335 m
324 m
421 m
243 m
Start: Neumühle / Elster (municipal office)

Destination: Greizer Park

Distance: 9.93 km

Elevation gain: 590 m

Walking time: 3.5 to 4.5 hours

Author’s recommendation

  • Powder Tower Greiz
  • Castles in Greiz
  • Park and Summer Palace
Quality route according to "Wanderbares Deutschland"
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
421 m
Lowest point
243 m
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Rest Stop

"Parkgaststätte" Greiz
Restaurant "Parkschlösschen"
Restaurant und Schlosscafe "Harmonie"
Taverne Irodion griechische Spezialitäten
"Tivoli"
"pm lounge"
Pub " Holzwurm"

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 (0) 3661 689815

Mail: tourismus@greiz.de 

Start

Municipal office of Neumühle (244 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.702750, 12.175050
DMS
50°42'09.9"N 12°10'30.2"E
UTM
33U 300526 5620577
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Destination

Main entrance to Greizer Park in Greiz

Turn-by-turn directions

Start at the municipal administration Neumühle / Elster (240 m above sea level) - 100 m on the country road - turn left and cross the road - 600 m on the marked meadow path to the forest road in Schlötengrund - turn right on the forest road - 1 km straight on, past the Kuhbergbruch - turn right - cross the Schlötenbach an der Furt - 1.4 km uphill through a ravine to the forest path crossing "Bierweg" (408 m above sea level) - continue on "Nasser Weg" downhill and uphill to the Weißen Kreuz (375 m above sea level) . NN) - after the Weißes Kreuz turn right into the forest path - 800 m forest path downhill to the first houses "Am Brand" - turn left - follow the EPW markings to the Laagweg intersection - turn right and after 50 m immediately left again onto the forest path - Follow the forest path 300 m uphill - turn right at the forest road - 700 m straight ahead to Pulverturm (325 m above sea level) - turn right at the powder tower - down a serpentine 200 m down to the Krümmetal (250 m above sea level) - keep right and 150 m to the intersection of Landstrasse Walk to Neumühle - cross the street - turn left - straight on for 150 m on the sidewalk to the north entrance to Greizer Park - turn right on the park path - after 50 m turn left - 400 m on the park path past the Parksee to the rest area "Rindenhaus" - left at the next fork in the park path turn - after 300 m at the exit of Greizer Park - cross the street - 600 m uphill to the rear entrance of the "Upper Castle" (290 m above sea level) NN) - walk 200 m on the outer path around the "Obere Schloss" - at the end of the path turn right onto the "Schloßberg" - 100 m downhill - turn right - 100 m on the sidewalk of Schloßbergstraße - turn right into Brückenstraße and 250 m go to the main entrance Greizer Park, the stage destination.

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all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
50.702750, 12.175050
DMS
50°42'09.9"N 12°10'30.2"E
UTM
33U 300526 5620577
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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 almost 10 km long path.

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Status
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
10 km
Duration
2:59 h
Ascent
335 m
Descent
324 m
Highest point
421 m
Lowest point
243 m
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