The most beautiful hiking routes

Find your hiking happiness in Saxony

On Saxony's most beautiful hiking trails, you will discover palaces and castles, vineyards, wide meadows and dense forests, cultural treasures of rare value along the way and fantastic views. The region’s network of trails is well developed and you’ll be welcomed by friendly hosts everywhere. So, lace up your hiking boots and enjoy!

Did you know?

Saxony is a hiking paradise - here are some facts and figures:

  • Seven hiking trails carrying an official “quality route” certificate can be found in Saxony.

  • The Painters' Way  leads through the stunning rock landscape of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains. It is not only one of the most popular hiking trails in Germany but also unrivalled for breathtaking views.

  • Saxon Switzerland National Park is Germany’s only rock national park.

Fantastic hiking trails at a glance

287,76 km

Kammweg Trail Ore Mountains - Vogtland


© Rene Gaens, Erlebnisheimat Erzgebirge
115,66 km

Painters Trail (all stages/official version)


© Jacqueline Voigt, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
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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