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Mountainbiketour - Rund um die Wartburg - Thüringer Wald

Mountain Biking · Thüringer Wald
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  • Sängerwiese
    / Sängerwiese
    Photo: Andreas Albrecht, Thüringer Wald
  • / Blick auf die Wartburg vom Metilstein in Eisenach
    Photo: CC BY, Stadt Eisenach
  • / Waldgaststätte Sängerwiese
    Photo: Paul Hentschel, Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
  • / Trail von der Wartburg zur Sängerwiese
    Photo: Andreas Albrecht, Thüringer Wald
  • / Eisenacher Ausflugsgaststätte und Wandertreff "Phantasie"
    Photo: Christina Bödefeld, CC BY-SA
  • / Blick auf den Thüringer Wald vom Metilstein in Eisenach
    Photo: CC BY, Stadt Eisenach
  • / Blick auf das Burschenschaftsdenkmal vom Metilstein aus
    Photo: CC BY, Stadt Eisenach
  • / Blick vom Metilstein in Richtung Süden zur Wartburg
    Photo: CC BY, Stadt Eisenach
  • / Reuter-Wagner-Museum Eisenach
    Photo: Stad Eisenach
m 400 350 300 250 200 8 6 4 2 km Aussichtspunkt Katzensprung Eisenacher … "Phantasie" Metilstein in Eisenach Sängerwiese Wartburg
moderate
Distance 9.2 km
1:30 h
278 m
271 m
377 m
235 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Christina Bödefeld
Update: October 16, 2020
Difficulty
S1 moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
377 m
Lowest point
235 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Sängerwiese meadows
Romantik Hotel auf der Wartburg - Eisenach

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Parkplatz Marientalhütte/P + R Liliengrund (247 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.962310, 10.315355
DMS
50°57'44.3"N 10°18'55.3"E
UTM
32U 592371 5646457
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Destination

Parkplatz Marientalhütte/P + R Liliengrund

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
50.962310, 10.315355
DMS
50°57'44.3"N 10°18'55.3"E
UTM
32U 592371 5646457
w3w 
///cocktail.grand.bronze
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • 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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Difficulty
S1 moderate
Distance
9.2 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
278 m
Descent
271 m
Highest point
377 m
Lowest point
235 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Cultural/historical interest Summit route Singletrail/Free ride

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