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Peaks in Saxon Switzerland

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Whether for the view or for the challenge, climbing the mountainous peaks in Saxon Switzerland is the best way to experience more of this beautiful region. But with 13 to choose from, it can be tough to know which peak to proceed with. That’s why we’ve collected the best peaks and summits in Saxon Switzerland for you here — so you can easily add one to your next adventure.

The top 13 peaks in Saxon Switzerland

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    1

    Schrammsteinaussicht

    Hiking Highlight

    The fact that the Schrammsteine ​​count because of the great panoramic views to the highlights in Saxon Switzerland, it can be crowded here in summer, of course. In winter, however, …

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    Carolafelsen

    Hiking Highlight

    Great view. Best to go early in the morning. Highly visited on weekends. Here is a tour of me where I am also on the Carolafelsen and the beautiful view can be seen:

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    Jay Be
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    3

    Lilienstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The climb to the Lilienstein is definitely worth it. No matter if the weather is good or bad. :) We walked up the Nordsteig - but rather recommend the Südsteig, as it is easier.

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    Frienstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The Frienstein is the real refuge of the famous Idagrotte, which was created by its removal. The rocks around, such as the Grottenwächter and the Friensteinwächter are popular climbing rocks.

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    Torsten
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    Hinteres Raubschloss

    Hiking Highlight

    The view from the predatory castle is breathtaking in all directions. The ascent and descent are connected with a little thrill. There may also be longer waiting times at the …

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    Martin
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    Großer Zschirnstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The Great Zschirnstein is the highest mountain in the German Elbe Sandstone Mountains. From its plateau with the pretty stone pillar you have a great view of the Bohemian Switzerland. …

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    Carola K.
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    Zirkelstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The Zirkelstein is wonderfully exposed - one of the most beautiful views in Saxon Switzerland. All around you can see the large mountains of Bohemian Switzerland, such as the Rabenstein …

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    Torsten
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    8

    Kleine Bastei

    Hiking Highlight

    Great vantage point, which invites with his bank for a relaxing break. Easy to reach with a dog.

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    Poca
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    9

    Falkenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    One of the most impressive climbing rocks is the Falkenstein with 378 m height, which rises 80 m above its foot slope. The popularity of the rock for climbers can …

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    JR56
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    10

    Kaiserkrone

    Hiking Highlight

    The Kaiserkrone consists of three platforms, the northern with a view to the Schrammsteinen and in the front Saxon Switzerland, the middle with the weather vane facing west and the southern with the antenna with a view to Zirkelstein.

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    Torsten
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    Großer Winterberg

    Hiking Highlight

    After a hard ascent you are now on the second highest mountain in Saxon Switzerland. From the observation tower on the 556 meter high Winterberg you have a breathtaking panoramic …

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    - not so tourist crowded
    - also well suited with dog

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    Großer Zschirnstein

    Mountaineering Highlight

    The Great Zschirnstein is a Table Mountain, with 561 m altitude, the highest point in Saxon Switzerland. Higher in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains is only the Hohe Schneeberg in the …

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