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HeimatSpur Kleine Acht in Ulmen

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  • Steg am Jungferweiher Ulmen
    Steg am Jungferweiher Ulmen
    Photo: Dominik Ketz, GesundLand Vulkaneifel GmbH
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The unspoilt landscape of the Volcanic Eifel, deep forests, green stream valleys and the Jungferweiher nature reserve await you on the Kleine Acht - a section of the Ulmener Acht.
easy
Distance 8.2 km
2:10 h
94 m
94 m
487 m
411 m
The Kleine Acht runs as a circular trail on a section of the 21-kilometre-long Ulmener Acht. Over a total of 8 kilometres, you will experience deep forests, wide views over green valleys and babbling streams. The trail first takes you along the original Üßbach valley. You dive into the deep forests of the Volcanic Eifel until you follow the path back to Ulmen through green meadow valleys. Finally, you will walk around the Jungferweiher, a bird and nature reserve that offers impressive insights into the flora and fauna for every nature-loving hiker. The Jungferweiher is a former dry maar, which is particularly characterised by its abundance of migratory birds. It is worth taking a short detour to the Eifel town of Ulmen. There, the Ulmen Maar awaits you, the youngest maar in the Volcanic Eifel, with the Crusader Castle towering above it. To round off the hike in a relaxed atmosphere, the gastronomic offer provides the opportunity for a cosy stop.

 

The hike is adequately signposted according to the Ulmener Acht logo.

 

Tour planner:

HeimatSpur Ulmener Acht (entire circular hike)

HeimatSpur Große Acht in Ulmene (large circular hike on the Ulmener Acht)

 

Author’s recommendation

Hiking without luggage!

GesundLand Vulkaneifel GmbH will be pleased to put together an individual hiking tour for you including hotel and luggage transfer.

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Vera Esch / GesundLand Vulkaneifel
Update: May 06, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
487 m
Lowest point
411 m
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Track types

Asphalt 10.02%Dirt road 3.93%Nature trail 82.75%Path 2.14%Road 1.13%
Asphalt
0.8 km
Dirt road
0.3 km
Nature trail
6.8 km
Path
0.2 km
Road
0.1 km
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Rest stops

Hotel-Restaurant-Cafe Bürgerstube

Safety information

• Stay on the marked hiking trails.
• Stay away from steep edges and rock faces (danger of           falling).
• Keep an eye on your children if necessary.
• Small steps and a steady pace save energy uphill and             protect your joints downhill.
• Take something to drink with you; drinking is important       even when you are not thirsty.
• And: Please keep nature clean.

Tips and hints

GesundLand Vulkaneifel GmbH 
Leopoldstr. 5
54550 Daun
Tel. +49 (0)6592 951370

E-Mail: info@gesundland-vulkaneifel.de

www.gesundland-vulkaneifel.de

 

 

 

Eifelverein ULMEN E.V.
Wehrholzstr. 13a
56766 Ulmen
Tel. +49 2676 608

E-Mail: eifelverein@t-online.de 

www.eifelverein-ulmen.de

 

Start

Bahnhof Ulmen, Ladestraße (443 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.216311, 6.973187
DMS
50°12'58.7"N 6°58'23.5"E
UTM
32U 355402 5564647
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Destination

Bahnhof Ulmen, Ladestraße

Turn-by-turn directions

Follow the symbol of the Ulmener Acht.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Bus:

RegioLinie 500 Cochem - Ulmen - Gerolstein

RegioLinie 342 Koblenz - Ulmen - Gerolstein

Getting there

Please use the navigable start address in the parking section to enter in your navigation device. Or use the >> online journey planner at the end of the stage description

Parking

Parking spaces directly at Ulmen railway station, Ladestraße 

Coordinates

DD
50.216311, 6.973187
DMS
50°12'58.7"N 6°58'23.5"E
UTM
32U 355402 5564647
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Hiking map of the Eifelverein

Nr. 21 "Ferienland der Thermen und Maare" 

ISBN 978-3-944620-30-5

Maßstab: 1:25.000

Equipment

• Backpack food and sturdy shoes recommended.
• Walking sticks can be helpful for the trails.

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Rating

3.5
(2)
Amanda Apfelgarth 
June 22, 2022 · Community
Der Weg um den Jungferweiher ist sehr schön und interessant, leidet aber unter der Nähe der Autobahn. Der Weg ist insgesamt gut zu gehen. Wer die Abgeschiedenheit der Natur sucht, wird hier nicht ganz glücklich.
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Günther Petersen
July 21, 2021 · Community
Sehr schöne, kleine, kurzweilig e Tour! Wegen hohem Bewuchs und tiefen Spurrillen - für Kinderwagen nicht geeignet . Am Schluss der Tour - war die Beschilderung verwirrend. Die Pflege der Tour - war etwas lieblos.
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When did you do this route? July 21, 2021

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
8.2 km
Duration
2:10 h
Ascent
94 m
Descent
94 m
Highest point
487 m
Lowest point
411 m
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