© Alexander Jäkel, Gunter Fichte

6th route: circular walk between Tharandt and Freital-Hainsberg

At a glance

  • Start: Kuppelhalle Tharandt
  • Destination: Kuppelhalle Tharandt
  • Medium
  • 13,78 km
  • 4 hours 5 minutes
  • 173 m
  • 286 m
  • 181 m

A culturally rich hike through the Freital district of Hainsberg with interesting sites such as the Hope Church, the Iron Cross and the Freigut Heilsberg.

The trail leads past buildings steeped in history, such as the Hainsberg Town Hall, the Mehnert Mill, the Roller Mill, the Hope Church or even interesting places such as the Iron Cross, the Rabenauer Grund or the Freigut Heilsberg in the district of the present-day town of Freital, which was founded by the merger of coal mining and industrial communities with farming villages as recently as 1921.


Places of interest along the way:

  • NSG Weißeritztalhänge
  • Park and estate Heilsberg
  • Leisure center Hains
  • Rabenauer Grund
  • Weißeritztalbahn
  • Church Hainsberg
  • Iron cross
  • Baking oven rock

Tour dashboard


  • Unknown (28%)
  • Street (1%)
  • Tarmac (31%)
  • Gravel (5%)
  • Hiking trail (17%)
  • Path (17%)


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