Height profile

Distance
19.3km
Walking time
-
Total climb
180m
Total descent
187m

Stage description

Right at the beginning of this stage is the heart of the Lüneburg Heath (German: Lüneburger Heide). The wide heath areas around the Wilseder Berg were one seedbeds of nature conservation in Germany. In addition to the Wilseder Berg, the highlights of this stage include the car-free museum village of Wilsede and above all the Totengrund, a dry valley which was home to the first nature reserve in the Lüneburg Heath.

It is perhaps less spectacular after the Totengrund , but still charming as forest and meadow paths lead to Behringen and then to Bispingen.

Last text update: 23.02.2017

Author(s) of this stage description: Daniel Seekamp

Translation by: Michael Alger

Auf dem Wilseder Berg
In Wilsede
Ausblick auf den Totengrund
Im Totengrund
Im Totengrund
Am Rande des Steingrunds
Hinter Behringen
Blick auf die Skihalle Bispingen

Maps

  • Kompass Karte 718: Lüneburger Heide (1:50000)

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  • Publicpress 082: Rad- und Wanderkarte Naturschutzgebiet Lüneburger Heide (1:50 000)

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Marking

  • Andreaskreuz / E1 St. Andrew's cross / E1

Accomodation

Name of accomodation Place Price group*
5-15 € 16-30 € 31-45 € >45 €
Hof Hartig Undeloh Kreuz-Icon
Camping Brunautal Bispingen-Behringen Kreuz-Icon Kreuz-Icon
Pension Haus Monika Bispingen Kreuz-Icon
DJH Jugendherberge Bispingen Bispingen Kreuz-Icon

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Sights

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Wilseder Berg / Naturschutzgebiet Lüneburger Heide

Der Wilseder Berg ist mit 169,2m Höhe die höchste Erhebung der Lüneburger Heide. Die ihn umgebende offene Heidelandschaft ist vor allem zur Heideblüte (August/September) ein beliebtes Ausflugsziel.

Zum Wikipedia-Artikel "Lüneburger Heide" 

Wilsede

Der mitten im Naturschutzgebiet Lüneburger Heide gelegene, für den allgemeinen Kraftverkehr gesperrte Ort Wilsede besteht überwiegend aus sehenswerten, alten Bauernhäusern. Ein Heidemuseum, sowie verschiedene gastronomische Einrichtungen laden zum Verweilen ein.

Zum Wikipedia-Artikel von Wilsede

Hügelgräbergruppe Behringen

Ein kurzer Rundweg mit einigen Infotafeln führt durch eine Anlage mit 27 Grabhügeln.  In der Lüneburger Heide sind um die 1.000 Grabhügel bekannt.

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