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W9 Ski World - City of Schöneck Tour

Winter hiking · Vogtland
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  • Impressionen Schöneck bei Nacht
    Impressionen Schöneck bei Nacht
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Wonderful nature-city-tour with fantastic views to Bavaria, Bohemia and Thuringia.
moderate
Distance 5.5 km
1:33 h
151 m
151 m
767 m
621 m
On the Skiwelt-Stadt-Schöneck Tour you can experience a mix of panoramic views and Schöneck's city and brewing history. The tour takes you past various gastronomic facilities

 

- IFA "Berghütten" and the "Hüttenwirt" in the Skiwelt

- Gasthof Brauschänke to the bio-bakery and cafés in the centre of Schöneck

Author’s recommendation

take your time for the food
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Michael Hecht
Update: February 15, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
767 m
Lowest point
621 m

Track types

Asphalt 41.38%Dirt road 42.69%Forested/wild trail 5.65%Path 7.01%Road 3.24%
Asphalt
2.3 km
Dirt road
2.3 km
Forested/wild trail
0.3 km
Path
0.4 km
Road
0.2 km
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Safety information

In the event of heavy snowfall, wet snow the path from the IFA via Bockmühlenweg may be closed due the snow in the forest

Tips and hints

It is not possible to use the lift in winter

Start

IFA holiday park (761 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.389284, 12.344482
DMS
50°23'21.4"N 12°20'40.1"E
UTM
33U 311240 5585285
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Destination

IFA holiday park

Turn-by-turn directions

From the climbing forest entrance on the Bockmühlenweg follow the path down the valley to the Skiwelt valley station, cross the piste between the valley station of the 4-seater chairlift and the Streugrün drag lift (fast and attentive, skiers and snowboarders cross the path)

past the "Hüttenwirt" and snow pond to the first fork in the path. Turn right and follow the path uphill for approx. 500 m to the fork in Krumme Gasse, now turn left and follow the path uphill to the brewery museum, then towards the Alter Söll (be careful when climbing), then over the Sonnenwirbel and Hauptstraße (stops in cafes or local history and cigar museum) to Alpertplatz, turn right to the Mangelsdorferstraße approx. 150 m and then left towards the city park / exercise course, at the end of the course the path runs to the left through the city park and leads up to the street Am Stadtpark, further towards the youth hostel and below the sports fields to the IFA / tourist information - end

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Stop right at the start of the tour. With Vogtlandbahn connection to DB network

Getting there

BAB 72 exit Oelsnitz, Bad Elster on the federal road towards Bad Elster behind Oelsnitz turn towards Schöneck, then follow the signs for the ski area

Parking

in the 600 car parking garage directly at the starting point

Coordinates

DD
50.389284, 12.344482
DMS
50°23'21.4"N 12°20'40.1"E
UTM
33U 311240 5585285
w3w 
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Equipment

hinking shoes, winter clothing

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.5 km
Duration
1:33 h
Ascent
151 m
Descent
151 m
Highest point
767 m
Lowest point
621 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Geological highlights

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