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Nature holidays

Experience Saxony’s great outdoors with our tours and tips

Immerse yourself in Saxony’s stunning natural locations

The best way to explore our beautiful region is by hiking or cycling. Saxony’s varied landscape is criss-crossed by countless hiking and cycling routes. Waterside explorations along the Elbe river, high up in Saxon Switzerland or over the gentle hills of the Vogtland – take a look at our most beautiful tours. And mountain bikers will even find challenging MTB routes!

Discover Saxony’s best outdoor activities:

Did you know?

Three facts and figures about nature in Saxony


of Germany’s largest low mountain ranges are partly in Saxony.

1.240 m

Height of Fichtelberg mountain in the Ore Mountains, Saxony’s highest mountain.


hiking trails with a special German quality label lead through Saxony’s landscapes.

The most beautiful tours at a glance

Find the best routes and tours for your active holiday in Saxony

57,96 km

“Obstland” Route


© Ullmann Marketing , LEIPZIG REGION
115,66 km

Painters Trail (all stages/official version)


© Jacqueline Voigt, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
450,67 km

Elbe Cycle Route - in Flow with the River

Bad Schandau

© Felix Meyer, Koordinierungsstelle Elberadweg Süd
288,01 km

Kammweg Trail Ore Mountains - Vogtland


© Rene Gaens, Erlebnisheimat Erzgebirge
156,54 km

Oder-Neisse Cycle Route


© CC-BY-SA | Schunack, oberlausitz.
30,04 km

Quality Hiking Trail: Heide-Biber-Tour

Bad Düben

© Naturpark Dübener Heide - Janine Meißner, Naturpark Dübener Heide - Janine Meißner

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