The Great Zschirnstein is the highest mountain in the German Elbe Sandstone Mountains. From its plateau with the pretty stone pillar you have a great view of the Bohemian Switzerland. In good weather you can even see the Giant Mountains and the Eastern Ore Mountains in the distance.
This is the first mountain you reach on the Forststeig from Schöna. Very important: you have to make a short detour to the left to the view, otherwise the forest trail just over.
September 15, 2019
The highest mountain in Saxon Switzerland with a magnificent view into the Bohemian Switzerland. The approach is a bit far, but not very difficult. The spring at the beginning of the valley invites to a refreshment and to fill the bottle - water is drinkable. And if you take some time on the plateau, with a bit of luck, you may observe quite rare birds of prey (more, not to mention, but the name says it all).
August 25, 2017
A great view of the surrounding mountains in the south and east. And a good view of the highest mountain in Bohemian Switzerland, the 722.8m high 'Hohe Schneeberg'. It is the highest mountain of Saxon and Bohemian Switzerland. On the plateau is a well-made steel plate with a 'map' of the surrounding mountains with names and elevations. In the Bohemian part, search bilingual. We recommend.
June 30, 2019
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