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Trail Tour ""Laurabahn adventure trail" - from Rennsteig station to Frauenwald

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On old railroad tracks through the forest!
Open
easy
Distance 4.9 km
1:10 h
21 m
10 m
767 m
747 m
The adventure trail "Laura" follows the historical course of the railroad on 4.8 km and is also part of the Rennsteig ladder of Frauenwald. Whether young or old, there are things to discover and secrets to uncover for every visitor to the adventure trail. This solves the riddle surrounding the name of the small train “Laura”.

Information boards at four stations of the trail and three differently designed themed playgrounds, up to the quiet view on a small "view wagon", the adventure trail offers a lot of variety on a short distance.

On the one hand, this adventure trail is a reminder of the history of traffic along the Rennsteig trail, and on the other hand, it offers another attraction for hikers along Germany's most famous hiking trail - the Rennsteig. In addition, the trail passes the Bunkermusem. Here, long-forgotten GDR history comes alive again.

Refreshment stops are located at the Rennsteig train station and in Frauenwald.

Author’s recommendation

 Directly on the way is the Bunkermusem Frauenwald, a former base of the GDR State Security. 

 

 

 

 

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Frauenwald - Goethe-und Universitätsstadt Ilmenau
Update: August 26, 2022
Difficulty
easy
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Highest point
767 m
Lowest point
747 m
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Track types

Forested/wild trail 89.28%Road 10.71%
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4.3 km
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0.5 km
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Rest stops

Bahnhof Rennsteig
Gasthaus Waldfrieden - Frauenwald

Tips and hints

More information about the former railroad line "Rennsteig - Frauenwald" (Wikipedia)

Start

Rennsteig station (746 m)
Coordinates:
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50.615585, 10.835458
DMS
50°36'56.1"N 10°50'07.6"E
UTM
32U 629850 5608685
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Destination

Frauenwald

Turn-by-turn directions

Rennsteig railway station - Waldhotel Rennsteighöh and bunker museum - Allzunah hikers' car park - "Hirsch" monument - Frauenwald

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

You can get to Rennsteig station comfortably by train at weekends. The route Ilmenau - Stützerbach - Bahnhof Renssteig is served by the RennsteigShuttle of the SüdThüringenBahn. All information on tickets, timetable and connections to Erfurt and Saalfeld can be found >> HERE <<

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During the week, you can get to Rennsteig station by bus from the direction of Schmiedefeld and Ilmenau. Use line 300

Getting there

Coming from the A71, take exit 19 (Suhl / Zella-Mehlis). Then continue in the direction of Suhl city centre. Immediately after entering the city area, turn left towards Schmiedfeld. Follow the road over the Ringberg to Schmiedefeld. After passing through Schmiedefeld, follow Ilmenauer STraße north towards Ilmenau and turn right at the Rennsteig junction to the railway station.

Parking

Use the parking facilities directly at the station (NAV-Punkt)

Coordinates

DD
50.615585, 10.835458
DMS
50°36'56.1"N 10°50'07.6"E
UTM
32U 629850 5608685
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Equipment

  • Sturdy shoes   
  • Drink reserve   
  • Rainwear   
  • GPS device or Smartphone

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Status
Open
Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.9 km
Duration
1:10 h
Ascent
21 m
Descent
10 m
Highest point
767 m
Lowest point
747 m
Public-transport-friendly Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Cultural/historical interest Suitable for strollers Linear route Accessibility

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