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Ilsestein

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  • Andi I. & Marini I.

    Waterfalls, unspoilt beech forests and rugged rock scenes characterize the gorge section of the Ilse valley from Ilseburg up to the Ilse falls. It is one of the most beautiful Harz valleys. Following the signposted hiking trail, you will reach the rock formation Ilsestein with a summit cross, which rises approximately 150 meters vertically from the valley, a brilliant vantage point.

    Stamp 30 of the Harzer hiking pin is located at the entrance.

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    • September 16, 2018

  • Söhni 🏃

    "On the tower-like top of the rock stands a big iron cross, and if need be, there is room for four human feet." (Heinrich Heine) About three kilometers from Ilsenburg rises high above the Ilsetal the legendary Ilsestein. On the summit of the rock, which lies 474 meters above sea level, stands the large cast-iron cross, of which Heine already enthused. The ascent to the cross is not without danger. Therefore please be careful. On top of the rock next to the cross, there is no railing or other safety devices.

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    • October 16, 2017

  • Jake the hiker

    Great view to Ilsenburg, the Ilsetal and Brocken

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    • September 15, 2018

  • König Eckat I.

    Scenic climb and a beautiful view. Good stopover on the way to Brocken.

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    • February 24, 2017

  • manulie

    Next to the path to the Ilsekreuz, a small path goes parallel to it.
    Those who struggle through the thorny scrub can still discover the remains of the foundations of the old Ilsestein Castle.

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    • August 28, 2018

  • HolgerWi 🥾🥾

    Very nice view of the Ilsetal and the Brocken.

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    • June 27, 2020

  • Wanderkaiserin Dorothea Manuela I.

    In a beautiful ago, old trailer, you can buy small food, drinks, as well as postcards and stamps. At the block hut you can throw it in immediately.
    The snack bar is open Friday-Sunday from 1.00-18.00.
    Mrs. Fischer is currently ill. Therefore, it is currently closed on Feitag.

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    • September 21, 2018

  • Evildeadchen

    A candidate for the most beautiful stamp place ....

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    • December 12, 2017

  • Annika Richter

    with a wonderful view and quaint rest stop

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    • May 3, 2018

  • Sylle

    Great view to Ilsenburg

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    • June 14, 2018

  • Peter

    Plan for the sunset, great atmosphere. Stamp post 30 of the Harzer Wanderadel is located here.

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    • September 19, 2018

  • Alwin

    Fantastic cliff with a panoramic view of Ilsenburg and the Ilse valley.

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    • September 2, 2020

  • Alwin

    But there is nothing to complain about, no matter where you go or down, everything is great prospects.

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    • April 23, 2021

  • Peter geologus I.

    Famous rock with viewpoint and small restaurant. Wonderful view of Ilsetal, Ilsenburg and Brocken. Remains of a medieval fortification. Stamping point HWN 30

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    • May 16, 2018

  • WWG

    Fantastic panoramic view of different positions of the cliff!

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    • May 18, 2017

  • Harzermaus71🐀

    It is a pleasant tour through the forest

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    • September 15, 2017

  • ThomasB

    A place with a beautiful view of the village Ilsenburg and the mountains all around.
    And by the way Ilsestein, not Ilsenstein and unfortunately most photos have nothing to do with the Ilsestein.

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    • September 26, 2017

  • ThomasB

    Although it is difficult to climb to the cross but worth the view. Unfortunately, the restaurant is only open on weekends.

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    • September 29, 2017

  • Holger

    Great view, nice forest guest. Here I am human, here I can be!

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    • October 7, 2017

  • Holger

    Always a worthwhile goal!

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    • October 7, 2017

  • Harzermaus71🐀

    It is a very good family hike with great views

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    • October 14, 2017

  • Markus M.

    Here you have a great view of the Ilsetal

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    • December 15, 2017

  • Markus M.

    Great view of the valley, stamp of the HWN and a small strengthening can be obtained here

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    • December 15, 2017

  • Evildeadchen

    Very nice location above the Ilsetal

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    • December 24, 2017


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Location: Stadt Ilsenburg, Harz, Harz Mountains, Germany

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