From Ilmenau to Kranichfeld | 36 km

 

Leaving Ilmenau in southern direction, you cycle through a piece of floodplain forest along the banks of the Ilm River towards Langewiesen and Gräfinau-Angstedt. Further on up the route to Griesheim and Stadtilm you have the opportunity to walk through the Saline in Oberilm. Or you can enjoy a cool draft beer in the brewery museum in Singen. Past the Mustard & Arts Mill in Kleinhettstedt and past Dienstedt with its karst cave you reach Kranichfeld and its two castles. In the Baumbachhaus in Kranichfeld you can obtain information about the area. You may also visit the exhibition inside or take an enjoyable coffee break at the snuggery.