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Hike Nepomukweg Trail

Nepomukweg Trail


Min: 2080 ft
Max: 2428 ft
Uphill: 128 ft
Downhill: 463 ft
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Distance: 4.7 miles
Duration:1 h 30 min
Min: 2080 ft
Max: 2428 ft
Uphill: 128 ft
Downhill: 463 ft

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Trail characteristics

Forest track
Hiking trail

Route description

Many nice hikes start in Schönsee.
© Landratsamt Schwandorf; Foto: Stefan Gruber Many nice hikes start in Schönsee.

Nepomuk trail connects the Schönsee region with Bohemia, corssing the border in Friedrichshäng. The trail got its name from Bohemia's patron saint, John of Nepomuk. The hike is marked with the number 3 on a yellow background. Starting at the stone figure of the 'double Nepomuk', enjoy the panoramic view from Gradelhöhe, and hike all the way to the Czech village Pleš.

Suitable for dogs
Suitable for kids
Sturdy shoes necessary

Interesting facts

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  • You're traveling a distance of 5 miles on this easy trail. The hike is therefore not too long. The average length of all hikes in Bavaria is 27 miles.
  • The hike is one of the family friendly trails in the region. What’s even better: You can also bring the family’s best friend on this dog friendly hike. (See all dog friendly hikes in Bavaria.)
  • You shouldn’t forget to bring your hiking boots. There are some sections on the trail where sturdy footwear is required.

Getting here

Nepomuk trail starts in Schönsee. Follow motorway A93, which you leave at exit Nabburg. From there, follow the signs pointing to Schönsee on St2156, B22, and St2159.


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