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Best trails in Saxony

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Trying to find the best Saxony trails? AllTrails has 321 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Dresden, Bad Schandau or Sebnitz, we've got you covered. Ready for some activity? There are 208 moderate trails in Saxony ranging from 2 to 92.8 miles and from 223 to 4,091 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Falkenstein, Schrammsteine und Großer Winterberg
Nationalpark Sächsische Schweiz
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 6 h 39 m
This route in Saxon Switzerland offers spectacular views of the Schrammstein. The Schrammsteine are a strongly jagged rock group east of Bad Schandau. There are countless hiking trails and trails hereShow more
#2 - Bastei, Amselsee und Hohnstein
Nationalpark Sächsische Schweiz
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Length: 15.1 mi • Est. 8 h 19 m
Along the painter's path steeply up from Wehlen to the bastion. There is a lovely view of the Elbe Valley and rocks. Down to the Amselsee and past the Freilichbühne. Amselsee over to the blackbird watShow more
#3 - Malerweg Stage 2: City of Whelen to Hohnstein
Nationalpark Sächsische Schweiz
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 3 h 48 m
This section of the Malerweg begins in the town of Whelen and leads to one of the most famous sights of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains, the Bastei. From there you can enjoy the most famous view of the SShow more
#4 - Zu den Schrammsteinen ab Bad Schandau
Bad Schandau, Saxony, Germany
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 3 h 58 m
This route begins in Bad Schandau and leads to the Schrammsteinen. First you walk along the Elbe and have wonderful panoramic views over the other side of the river. Then it goes over the ObrigensteigShow more
#5 - Kuhstall und Lichtenhainer Wasserfall
Nationalpark Sächsische Schweiz
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
This adventurous route leads to the viewing plateau Kuhstall and the Lichtenhainer waterfall. On this hike, you pass the largest rock gate in Saxon Switzerland. We climb the stone arch over the sky laShow more
#6 - Rundweg Lichtenhainer Wasserfälle, Nasser Grund, Idargrotte und Wilder Höhle
Nationalpark Sächsische Schweiz
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 4 h 8 m
Start in Bad Schandau and drive with an 80 year old tram, the Kirnitzschtalbahn from Bad Schandau to Beuthenfall. There, or because of car traffic a few 100 meters earlier, go see the "spectacular" LiShow more
#7 - Bielatal Rundweg
Rosenthal-Bielatal, Saxony, Germany
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 16 m
This route leads through the wild and romantic Bielatal. Many wonderful viewpoints await you here and the imposing rock formations for which the Elbe Sandstone Mountains are known. A special highlightShow more
#8 - Pfaffenstein, Quirl, und Diebshöhle
Königstein/Sächs. Schw., Saxony, Germany
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
The striking Table Mountain Quirl is one of the most powerful stones in the area. At 350 meters, it is relatively low sandstone massif on the left side of the Elbe. From the plateau you have a wonderfShow more
#9 - Malerweg Stage 5: Neumannmühle to Schmilka
Nationalpark Sächsische Schweiz
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 5 h 32 m
This stage of the Malerweg is a great hike from Neumannmühle to Schmilka with great views of Goldsteinaussicht and Grosses Pohlshorn. You can also walk it from Schmilka to Neumannmühle (or stop 200 Show more
#10 - Bastei, Basteibrücke und Schwedenlöcher Rundweg ab Rathen
Nationalpark Sächsische Schweiz
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 11 m
The starting point of this hike, the spa town of Rathen, can only be reached by a small ferry. Alternatively, you can start the hike from the Bastei car park at the end of Basteistraße. This very popuShow more
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