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N.B.: We don't have an English description of the stage just yet. We'll give you the German version for now until the English version is ready.

Zunächst ist der E 1 um Bad Berleburg herum trassiert. Die Eder wird gequert und man durchschreitet Raumland. Dann geht es bald wieder bergauf in den Wald, zum Teil auf undeutlichen Wegen. Im mittleren Teil der Etappe wechseln sich Waldstücke und aussichtsreiche Strecken durch Wiesen und Felder ab. Nach der Ortslage Stünzel geht es dann lange Strecken auf Forstwegen südwärts durch den Wald. Schließlich erreicht man die Anlagen des Internats Schloss Wittgenstein. Am Schloss vorbei geht es steil hinab auf einem Fußweg nach Bad Laasphe.

Last text update: 27.09.2021

Author(s) of this stage description: zaufen

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Name of accomodation Place Price group*
5-15 € 16-30 € 31-45 € >45 €
Landhaus Wittgenstein Bad Berleburg Kreuz-Icon
Campingplatz Laasphetal Bad Laasphe Kreuz-Icon
Hotel Berghaus Sieben Book at booking.com (Ad) Bad Laasphe
Gästehaus Heinrich Bad Laasphe Kreuz-Icon

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