Whether for the view or for the challenge, climbing the mountainous peaks in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains is the best way to experience more of this beautiful region. But with 4 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 the Elbe Sandstone Mountains for you here — so you can easily add one to your next adventure.

The top 4 peaks in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains

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    1

    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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    2

    Hinteres Raubschloss

    Hiking Highlight

    A nice adventurous tour to Winterstein from the Neumannmühle can be found here as a video hiking guide on YouTube:

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    Jay Be
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    3

    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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    4

    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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