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From the Karches-See or Karches-Weiher with the Waldrasthaus Karches (hiking car park) the Goetheweg leads to the Weißmainfelsen, the Weißmainquelle and the Ochsenkopf summit. Goethe himself probably did not hike this route to the Ochsenkopf summit on July 1, 1785.
November 11, 2021
In the footsteps of the famous German poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe through the Fichtelgebirge - the Goetheweg on the Ochsenkopf. The approx. 5 km long hiking trail pays homage to the route of Goethe, who climbed the second highest mountain in the Fichtelgebirge, the Ochsenkopf, as early as 1785. The short hike starts in Karches and leads from there up the mountain to the Weißmainfelsen, further past the Weißmainquelle and finally to the Ochsenkopf summit. Wonderful views over the Fichtel Mountains await on the route - on nice days even as far as Bayreuth and the Czech Republic. Those who follow the markings in the orange book will not go astray in Goethe's footsteps.
November 1, 2021
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