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.
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.
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.
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.
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.