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Wells Path

· 27 reviews · Hiking Route · Germany · Open
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This trail features idyllic V-shaped valleys, striking rock formations, colourful meadows and some great high routes. A highlight of this loop are seven historical well systems according to which the trail is named. Hikers will also pass various boundary stones.

 

Open
moderate
Distance 14.7 km
5:00 h
391 m
391 m
413 m
250 m

Author’s recommendation

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

Gaststätte Ostertalhalle
Restaurant Zum Ziehwald

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

Hangard village fountain; Jean-Mathieu-Straße, 66540 Neunkirchen (Hangard) (256 m)
Coordinates:
DD
49.381135, 7.213992
DMS
49°22'52.1"N 7°12'50.4"E
UTM
32U 370369 5471360
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Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

By train to Neunkirchen, then bus 304 to ‘ Hangard Ortsmitte ‘

Getting there

In order to get to Hangard, take the A8 up to   Neunkirchen-Wellesweiler. In Wellesweiler, take the L287 to   Ottweiler. Stay on the right In Wiebelskirchen and the L 121 will take you to Hangard after about 2 km. Via ‘ Im Schachen ‘ street you’ll get to ‘ An der Oster ‘ street and the starting point of this tour.

Parking

 front of the ‘Ostertalhalle‘

Coordinates

DD
49.381135, 7.213992
DMS
49°22'52.1"N 7°12'50.4"E
UTM
32U 370369 5471360
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Rating

4.4
(27)
Silvia Lißmann
May 01, 2022 · Community
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A. S.
February 07, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? February 05, 2022
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Status
Open
Reviews
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
14.7 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
391 m
Descent
391 m
Highest point
413 m
Lowest point
250 m
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