Whether for the view or for the challenge, climbing the mountainous peaks around Hohnstein is the best way to experience more of this beautiful region. But with 8 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 around Hohnstein for you here — so you can easily add one to your next adventure.

The top 8 peaks around Hohnstein

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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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    2

    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

    Hinteres Raubschloss

    Hiking Highlight

    The view from the Raubschloss is breathtaking in all directions. The ascent and descent but connected with some thrill. On weekends it can also come to longer waiting times, because …

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    Martin
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    4

    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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    5

    Frienstein

    Hiking Highlight

    along the wall shimmy well possible :-)

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    kocmoc
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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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    Kleiner Zschirnstein

    Hiking Highlight

    - 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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    Matzel

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