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Thematic Trail

Iron trail

Thematic Trail · Central Plateau
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Map / Iron trail
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Iron trail
moderate
18.4 km
8:00 h
374 m
586 m
For hundreds of years iron ore was quarried between Herznach and Wölflinswil. Follow the tracks of the miners. But not only iron lay beneath the surface of the picturesque Jura landscape. There are also numerous fossils along the iron trail.

Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Highest point
782 m
Lowest point
414 m

Start

Postautohaltestelle Wölflinswil, Post (649 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.452415, 8.100663
UTM
32T 432206 5255833

Destination

Chillholz, möglicher Anschluss an Jurahöhenweg

Turn-by-turn directions

The complete Iron Trail is 14 km long. The stages go from Wölflinswil to Herznach, from Herznach to Zeihen and from Zeihen up to the Homberg. The path is easy for walking and the trail between Wölflinswil and Zeihen is suitable for prams and pushchairs.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
18.4 km
Duration
8:00 h
Ascent
374 m
Descent
586 m

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Highest point
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Lowest point
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