Height profile

Distance
17km
Walking time
-
Total climb
223m
Total descent
200m

Stage description

The stage begins at the Wellingdorf ferry terminal. Unfortunately it is only possible to cross from the Reventlou jetty to the other side of the Kieler Förde (Kiel Fjord) on weekdays.

After passing through the Wellingdorf centre, the path follows unpaved paths along the Schwentine river. The path then leaves the river heading up a hill on dirt roads towards Flüggendorf and then on forest trails back to the river, which has cut deeply into the landscape at this point. Some steep ascents and descents have to be overcome here before you reach the Schwentinental Game Park near Raisdorf with its llamas, wild boars and aviaries.

The trail continues along the course of the Schwentine, following pleasant hiking trails southwards through the gently rolling countryside. The Preetz Monastery marks the destination of this short stage. The path continues into the pedestrian zone to the cobbler's monument on the market square.

Last text update: 05.12.2018

Author(s) of this stage description: Daniel Seekamp

Translation by: Michael Alger

Fähre Kiel/Reventlou - Wellingdorf
Naturschutzgebiet Altarm der Schwentine
Kurz vor der Oppendörfer Mühle
Im Schwentinetal
Im Schwentinetal
Kloster Preetz

Maps

  • Kompass Karte 715: Kiel, Preetz, Lütjenburg: Wander- und Bikekarte (1:50000)

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  • Publicpress 183: Rad- und Wanderkarte Kiel und Umgebung (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 €
DJH Jugendherberge Kiel Kiel Kreuz-Icon
Naturcamping Kirchsee Preetz Kreuz-Icon
Bed & Breakfast Preetz Preetz Kreuz-Icon
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Schellhorn / Preetz Kreuz-Icon

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Literature

  • Fernwanderweg E1 Deutschland Nord

    Fernwanderweg E1 Deutschland Nord

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