Every journey begins with a first step ...

The Jerusalem Way is the world's longest pilgrimage and international peace and culture route!

The Jerusalem Way connects religions and peoples in a unique peace project.

The Jerusalem Way stands for mutual recognition and tolerance.

Love, the most powerful force in the universe, penetrates, illuminates everything and builds bridges between all people!


Pilgrims create openness to encounters, dismantle prejudices and fears and strengthen trust - basic trust! The supposed boundaries between peoples and religions can be bridged by individuals with love and mutual respect.

27,7 km / 8 h / ↓ 554 m / ↑ 659 m
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Stage 4: Pleystein - Schönsee


Starting point:       Market square Pleystein

Route:           27,7 km

Walking time: h         8 hours

Slopes:      659 m

Descents:         554cm

Stage goal:     Center Schönsee



Glasschleifererweg - Oberpfalzweg yellow-white-yellow (horizontal)



From Pleystein south to Lohnaer Straße, then west over the Zottbach, then south again over Trutzhofmühle, cross the A 6 to Lohma. From there via Hammermühle, Gebhardsreutherschleife, the Strohberg to Moosbach. From the center of Moosbach west to Tröbesbach. Follow this to the south, via Leinschlag, Kemnitzerschleif, Neubau, to the outskirts of Saubersrieth and on to Tröbesbach, past Tröbes, to Gaisheim. From there via Pirk to Schönsee.

Places along the route

Pleystein - Lohma - Moosbach - Leinschlag - Kemnitzerschleif - new building - Saubersrieth - Gaisheim - Pirk - Schönsee


Facts & Figures

Distance: 27,7 km
Starting point: Pleystein market square
Duration: 8 h
Difference in altitude: 229 m
Highest point: 715 m
Lowest point: 486 m
Total ascent: 659 m
Total descent: 554 m