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Five Ponds Tour

· 33 reviews · Hiking Route · Saarland · Open
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This charming hike leads over varied trails including stretches through shady forests as well as open fields and meadows. Five ponds on the way invite hikers to rest and observe the local flora and fauna. Some interesting historical buildings along the way.
Open
moderate
Distance 11 km
4:15 h
164 m
135 m
413 m
305 m

Author’s recommendation

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
413 m
Lowest point
305 m
Best time of year
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Rest stops

Restaurant Paradies

Safety information

 

Please note:

Entering the forest and using the hiking trails is always at one’s own risk.

Depending on season and weather individual legs of hiking trails require a particularly sure foot. Therefore, please make sure to wear hiking shoes with rugged soles for traction and clothes that are appropriate for the respective season and weather conditions.

Tips and hints

Start

Bliesen (cemetery) (338 m)
Coordinates:
DD
49.480140, 7.095954
DMS
49°28'48.5"N 7°05'45.4"E
UTM
32U 362080 5482575
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Destination

Sportplatz Winterbach/Seitersstraße, 66606 St. Wendel

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Train to St. Wendel, then R4 or R12 to ‘Winterbach Friedhof‘, from there 5 min walking

Getting there

Via B41 towards St. Wendel, exit Winterbach, via B269 to Winterbach

Parking

Parking possible at the cemetery in Bliesen

Coordinates

DD
49.480140, 7.095954
DMS
49°28'48.5"N 7°05'45.4"E
UTM
32U 362080 5482575
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Questions and answers

Question from Heidi Hoffmeister · June 29, 2020 · Community
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Rating

4.2
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Joachim Scherer
May 05, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? June 27, 2021
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Lice
December 04, 2021 · Community
Susanne B.
June 07, 2021 · Community
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5 Weiher Tour
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Status
Open
Reviews
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11 km
Duration
4:15 h
Ascent
164 m
Descent
135 m
Highest point
413 m
Lowest point
305 m
Scenic Circular route Cultural/historical interest

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