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Path number: 45
Starting place: 4160 Aigen-Schlägl
Destination: 4160 Aigen-Schlägl

duration: 2h 42m
length: 9,1 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 234m
Altitude difference (downhill): 232m

Lowest point: 531m
Highest point: 662m
difficulty: medium
condition: medium
panoramic view: Great panorama

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Hiking trail, Other

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The highlights along this hiking trail are the magnificent views into the valley of the Große Mühl with the Bohemian Forest in the background and the beautiful villages of Geiselreith and Katzing (stone castle masonry).

Marking: yellow aluminium signs, also red-white-red colour marking on trees. 

0 km You start the hike at the Schlägl monastery (544 metres altitude difference). Cross the roundabout in the direction of the Jauker petrol station.
Follow the asphalt road straight ahead in the direction of Natschlag. At the crossroads, turn left and immediately right again and hike uphill on asphalt for approx. 200 m, then join the meadow path, past the Winterschwer shooting lodge, a short stretch through the forest and further on along the ...

1.8 km ... Field path to Geiselreith (640 m). It was not until the foundation of Schlägl Abbey in 1218 that the clearing and cultivation of the region began. Those villages with the syllable endings -reit, -schlag and -brand indicate the method of clearing.
The forest was cut down, the areas cleared by fire, rutted. Those with the syllables -ing and -heim are the oldest settlements (Katzing, Rudolfing).
Continue along the marked path in Geiselreith, cross the Mühlkreisbahn railway tracks in the valley (550 m) and the main road uphill. 

3.6 km You will see Katzing (580 m), one of the most beautiful villages built of stone walls. A lack of building lime necessitated the economical way of plastering, a complete facade plaster would have been too expensive. Continue along the field path until ...

4.8 km ... Kollonödt (620 m). At the inn, turn left into the asphalt road, follow it for a short distance until marker no. 45 points right into the forest path. Pass the quarry until ...

6.0 km ... Winkl (580 m), continue left. At the chapel, turn right into the field path. The forest path now leads downhill, past the Bruckhäusln. At the Bruckhäusln, continue to the right on the field path and then turn left. You walk slightly uphill between the ponds, follow the field path straight on, cross the rails of the Mühlkreisbahn and continue hiking on the road ... 

9.1 km ... back to the starting point at Schlägl Abbey.

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Tour-Details

Path number: 45
Starting place: 4160 Aigen-Schlägl
Destination: 4160 Aigen-Schlägl

duration: 2h 42m
length: 9,1 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 234m
Altitude difference (downhill): 232m

Lowest point: 531m
Highest point: 662m
difficulty: medium
condition: medium
panoramic view: Great panorama

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Hiking trail, Other

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