This round trip will give you an impression of the Thuringian Forest as it was hundreds of years ago – unspoilt nature and beautiful, varied landscapes that are seldom seen today.
You begin by following the Luther Trail south to Lake Altenberg. There you leave the reformer’s trail and turn east, taking in the peaks of the Thuringian Forest via the Rennsteig trail and returning back to the starting point.
Safety informationIn bad weather conditions, be sure to take protective, waterproof clothing and sturdy shoes. On sections between Hohe Sonne Castle and Wilhelmsthal, the Luther Trail goes through areas of forest that are actively cultivated. Be aware of forestry machinery and stick to the paths.
Tips, hints and linksCamping on Lake Altenberg
Rennsteig Trail Association (German only)