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Ilsenburg - Plessenburg and back via Ilsefelsen

Ilsenburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Ilsenburg - Plessenburg and back via Ilsefelsen

Length8.6 mi
Elev. Gain1351.4 ft
Est. Steps20000
Created by Frank
Ilsenburg - Plessenburg and back via Ilsefelsen is a 8.6 mile (20,000-step) route located near Ilsenburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. This route has an elevation gain of about 1351.4 ft and is rated as hard. Find the best walking trails near you in Pacer App.
Gut zu laufender Waldweg. Bis zur Plessenburg ist wegen der langen Steigung etwas Kondition gefragt. Der Weg zur Paternosterklippe und zum Ilsefelsen ist gut zu gehen, man sieht leider viele Waldschäden durch Trockenheit und Sturm. Der Abstieg bis Ilsenburg ist etwas steiler, geht aber.


Plessenburg is a village in the borough of Ilsenburg in the Harz National Park, in the district of Harz in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt.


The Ilsestein (formerly also called Ilsenstein) is a prominent granite rock formation near the town of Ilsenburg in the Harz mountains of central Germany. Offering a scenic view over the Ilse valley to the Brocken massif, the highest mountain of the range, it is today a popular tourist destination.


The Harschenhöllenklippe is a rock formation in the Harz mountains in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt.The crag is located on the northern slopes of the Tänn valley (Tänntal). It lies southwest of Oehrenfeld and belongs to the borough of Ilsenburg. The forest way from Oehrenfeld to the Plessenburg passes some way north of the crag.

Ilsenburg House

Ilsenburg House (German: Schloss Ilsenburg) stands in the town of Ilsenburg (Harz) in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt and was given its present appearance in the 2nd half of the 19th century. The structure was built from 1860 onwards on the west and north sides of the Romanesque monastery of Ilsenburg Abbey.

Ilsenburg Abbey

Ilsenburg Abbey (German: Kloster Ilsenburg) was a monastery of the Benedictine Order located at Ilsenburg near Wernigerode, in Saxony-Anhalt in Germany. The former abbey is a stop on the Romanesque Road.


Oehrenfeld, also Öhrenfeld, is a part of Ilsenburg in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

Ilse valley

The Ilse valley (German: Ilsetal) is the ravine of the Ilse stream in the northern boundary of the Harz mountain range in Germany. Part of the Harz National Park, it runs from the town of Ilsenburg at the foot of the mountain range up to the source region near the summit of the Brocken massif, the highest mountain of the range.
Route Details


8.6 mi

Elev. Gain

1351.4 ft

Est. Steps

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