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.

Plößberg - Pleystein
26,4 km / 7,5 h / ↓ 850 m / ↑ 801 m
Translate to other languages Show map in full screen mode

height profile


Stage 3: Plößberg - Pleystein


Starting point:       Plößberg market square

Route:           26,4 km

Walking time:            7,5 hours

Slopes:      801 m

Descents:          850 m

Stage goal:      Market square Pleystein



Oberpfalzweg yellow-white-yellow (horizontal) - local hiking trail red on white colon - Oberpfalzweg yellow-white-yellow (horizontal)



From Plößberg using the Great pond to Dreihöf. On the Haselstein and the Hohenstein to Hildweinsreuth, St-Ötzen, Rumpelbach, to Flossenbürg. From there via the Sterzenberg and Frankersbühl to Oberberrieth and on via Oberfahrenberg, Bibershof, Peugenhammer to Pleystein.

Places along the route

Plößberg - Dreihöf - Hildweinsreuth - St. Ötzen - Rumpelbach - Flossenbürg - Oberberrieth - Oberfahrenberg - Bibershof - Peugenhammer - Pleystein


Facts & Figures

Distance: 26,4 km
Region: Upper Palatinate
Starting point: Plößberg market square
Duration: 7,5 h
Difference in altitude: 278 m
Highest point: 791 m
Lowest point: 513 m
Total ascent: 801 m
Total descent: 850 m