Peaks in the Saxon Switzerland-East Ore Mountains

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 10 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 10 peaks in the Saxon Switzerland-East Ore Mountains

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    1

    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

    Kohlhaukuppe

    Hiking Highlight

    The ascent to Kohlhaukuppe is relatively steep on all sides and requires a bit of fitness.
    It is a popular excursion destination from Geising.
    Depending on the impact resistance you …

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    Torsten
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    3

    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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    4

    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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    5

    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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    6

    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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    7

    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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    8

    Kohlaukuppe

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    From the small lookout tower offers a wonderful view to Dresden

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    Michael
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    9

    Kleiner Zschirnstein

    Hiking Highlight

    With a bit of climbing you get to a very wide fireplace, through this one has a fantastic view. The point can be reached from "below" as well as from …

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    Enno
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    10

    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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