Mittelpunkt des Rennsteigs

Mittelpunkt des Rennsteigs

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  • JR56

    The Rennsteig runs on the ridge line of the Thuringian Mittelgebirge from northwest to southeast usually at altitudes of about 500 to 970 meters. It begins in Eisenacher district Hörschel on the Werra (196 m above sea level NHN) and ends after 168.3 km (historical length) in Blankenstein on the Saale (414 m above sea level NHN).
    In 2003, the Rennsteig was re-measured by the Thuringian State Office for Surveying and Geoinformation; a total length of 169.29 km was determined. The Rennsteig crosses the former German-German border six times. The marking is very good throughout, usually a white R called Mareile. Since 2008, six local alternative routes have been signposted at the request of hiking associations, avoiding the main roads or linking attractive viewpoints. These variants are about 22 kilometers long and have been marked with a blue R Along the Rennsteig there are numerous resting places and about every 5 to 10 kilometers small open shelters. For medical care, bases of the Thüringer Bergwacht were established.

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    • March 7, 2019

  • Michael

    If you walked in 3 days until then, makes the point proud

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    • November 1, 2015

  • Naxxos

    A sign at the edge of the Rennsteig marks the center of the Rennsteig region.

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    • May 1, 2019

  • Ronald van Büren

    A detour is not necessary. One is informed by information boards on the Rennsteig.

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    • November 24, 2018

  • Mapf

    The Große Dreiherrenstein is a crossroads of several old trade routes on the Rennsteig in about 808 meters altitude. It is the center of the Rennsteig and is also located on a watershed. Only 500 meters to the southeast is the named after the cross mountain Great Trinity, which represents the highest elevation of the environment.In its more than 400-year history, several principalities, kingdoms and duchies met on the stone, it was passport and customs station at the same time.

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    • October 30, 2018

  • Hobelino

    At this point, the Rennsteiglied sing before it goes on. That must be easy 😁

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    • June 6, 2019

  • Vogtländer 🌍

    is a good feeling

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    • October 10, 2019

  • Jörg Rädel

    The middle of the Rennsteig. Bergfest on the Runst

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    • October 16, 2019

  • Alex 🙋‍♀️🚵‍♀️🚴‍♀️🚶‍♀️☀️

    Anyone visiting the Rennsteig should also be the center of attention!

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    • April 11, 2021

  • Sopho, Micha, Frieda & Bella 🐶🐾

    The middle Rennsteig region leads over Oberhof - the Great Beerberg - Schmiedefeld - Neustadt - Masserberg to Neuhaus am Rennweg.(Source:

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    • June 29, 2019

  • Vanessa

    Near the center there is a restaurant with home-style cuisine to take a breather and gather strength

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    • June 21, 2021

  • Wolfgang S.


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    • September 16, 2021

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Location: Neustadt am Rennsteig, Ilm-Kreis, Thuringia, Germany


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