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length 185 kmdep1
location Germany,
Lower Saxony
Supervised by Wiehengebirgsverband Weser-Ems
Markers white "S" on a black background
Starting point Leer , at the train station
53 ° 13 ′ 53.1 ″  N , 7 ° 27 ′ 49.5 ″  E
Target point Wilhelmshaven , Großer Hafen
53 ° 30 ′ 58.4 ″  N , 8 ° 6 ′ 42.5 ″  E
Type Long-distance hiking trail
Level of difficulty light

Störtebekerweg is the name of a regional hiking trail of the Wiehengebirgsverband Weser-Ems . The path is 185 kilometers long and leads from Leer on the Ems to Wilhelmshaven on the Jade Bay .


The Störtebekerweg begins in the East Frisian town of Leer at the train station and leads through Emden to the mouth of the Ems . The rest of the route along the North Sea on, in front of or behind the dike is not marked, as it is not possible to get lost here. On the beach at the seaside resort of Schillig , the route leads south towards Wilhelmshaven, where the route ends in the Old Harbor .

The route is flat and easy to manage in 8 to 10 daily stages. The path is marked with a white "S" on a black background.

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