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Peaks in the Saxon Switzerland-East Ore Mountains

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Whether for the view or for the challenge, climbing the mountainous peaks in the Saxon Switzerland-East Ore Mountains is the best way to experience more of this beautiful region. But with 20 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 Saxon Switzerland-East Ore Mountains for you here — so you can easily add one to your next adventure.

The top 20 peaks in the Saxon Switzerland-East Ore Mountains

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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

    This is my favorite rock from now on. The view from the Carolafelsen is gigantic. You have all the highlights at a glance. Pfaffensteine, Königstein, Lilienstein, Schrammsteine etc.
    Always ready …

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    Torsten
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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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    4

    Pfaffenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    In the middle of the Saxon Switzerland you will be pampered on the summit of the Pfaffenstein with a fantastic panoramic view from the lookout tower, a mountain plateau full of history and a regional stop.

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    Rauenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    One of the most beautiful stones in the Saxon. Switzerland! If you do not want to climb up the many steps at the front, just walk the gently rising path …

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    Marishu
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    6

    Papststein

    Hiking Highlight

    The Papststein is a 451 meter high table mountain in the Saxon Switzerland on the left. The ascent is possible from two sides. There is a mountain inn and an …

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    Astrid
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    7

    Gohrischstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The Gohrisch offers many facets. The path first leads through a beautiful forest and climbs steadily, then you slowly see the steep walls behind the trees and the area is …

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    Stefan
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    8

    Frienstein

    Hiking Highlight

    along the wall shimmy well possible :-)

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    kocmoc
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    9

    Großer Zschirnstein

    Hiking Highlight

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

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    Carola K.
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    10

    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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    11

    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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    12

    Gamrig

    Hiking Highlight

    The Gamrig can be hiked without any problems. From there you have a wonderful view in all directions and you can easily watch the climbers conquering the nearby rocks Waltersdorfer Horn and Heidebrüderturm.

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    13

    Kohlhaukuppe

    Hiking Highlight

    A mecca for all garlic fans! Definitely worth a visit!

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    14

    Falkenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    378 m high rock. Pointed and steep, beautiful

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    15

    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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    16

    Hohe Liebe

    Hiking Highlight

    The Hohe Liebe is one of the rather smaller peaks in Saxon Switzerland. Naturally, Hohe Liebe also lives up to its name: the view is pure romance. A circular route …

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    Marishu
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    17

    Großer Bärenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    Due to its thicker woodland, the Bärenstein is less known to tourists than many other table mountains with panoramic views, but it is through this forest that Bärenstein has a wild-romantic atmosphere.

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    18

    Kleiner Bärenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    Nice to see different rock formations.

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    19

    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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    20

    Geisingberg & Luisenturm

    Hiking Highlight

    The view from the basalt cone of the Geisingberg (820.6 m above sea level) over the eastern Ore Mountains ridge, north to Dresden and also far into the Bohemian region is magnificent.

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    Martl

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