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    Wandern im Thüringer Wald Photo: D. Ketz, Regionalverbund Thüringer Wald e.V.

Thüringer Wald

A Biosphere Reserve is a region that is recognized by the UNESCO as a model for sustainable development in ecological, economic and social aspects.

Area: 170.5 km²
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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 8.9 km
Duration 2:30 h
Ascent 228 m
Descent 0 m

The hiking trail leads through the beautiful Schortetal valley to the visitor mine "Volle Rose".  Continue to Knöpfelstaler Teich up to the forest ...

from Goethe Stadt Ilmenau / Maja Matthias / Eckhardt Oehmigen,   Thüringer Wald
Mountain Biking · Thüringer Wald
Mountainbiketour - Tour der schönen Aussichten
recommended route Difficulty S1 moderate
Distance 42.5 km
Duration 4:50 h
Ascent 733 m
Descent 750 m

Diese Tour ist im Rahmen des Projektes "Waldumbau" in Zusammenarbeit mit ThüringenForst entstanden. Sie bietet zahlreiche Aussichtspunkte über den ...

from Adrian Seeber,   Thüringer Wald
recommended route Difficulty S0 difficult
Distance 27.9 km
Duration 3:10 h
Ascent 476 m
Descent 473 m

This tour was developed within the framework of the project "Forest conversion project of the high and ridge areas of the central Thüringen forest ...

from Adrian Seeber,   Thüringer Wald
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 4.3 km
Duration 1:10 h
Ascent 45 m
Descent 45 m

Aussichtsreiche Familienwanderung vom Wanderparkplatz in Breitenbach mit vielen Mitmachstationen für die ganze Familie.  

from Daniela Heßler,   Thüringer Wald
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 20.9 km
Duration 5:45 h
Ascent 369 m
Descent 368 m

Reizvolle Wanderung von Oberhof, über den Scheekopf, zur Schmücke. Grandiose Aussichten, ein ruhiges Bad im Wald und Wandergenuss.

from Ivonne Sütterlin,   Thüringer Wald
Hiking route · Thuringian Forest
Circular hiking trail - poacher's path - Gehlberg
recommended route Difficulty difficult Open
Distance 9 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 331 m
Descent 332 m

The start and finish of the "Poacher's Trail" adventure trail is the mountain meadow behind the Thüringer Museum Park Gehlberg. The hike offers a ...

from Matthias Rolfs,   Thüringer Wald
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 5.5 km
Duration 1:25 h
Ascent 44 m
Descent 41 m

As a short afternoon walk or in the evening hours with wonderful sunsets, you can walk this path around Frauenwald in a relaxed and leisurely way.

from Sabine Büchner,   Thüringer Wald
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