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Lookout towers and wineries in the Elbe region

At a glance

  • Start: Niederau train station
  • Destination: Spitzgrund Pond
  • Medium
  • 16,13 km
  • 4 hours 19 minutes
  • 180 m
  • 206 m
  • 125 m

Hike past historic castles and towers

From Niederau train station you will reach the charming Oberau moated castle via the lime kiln. After a tour, you will go to the tunnel monument and in the direction of Gellertberg. The hike leads through the Pressgrund to the Lässig/Richter winery. After a wine tasting you walk along the Höhenweg Wartturm, König-Albert-Turm and Friedensturm. Past Lauben Castle, the trail leads to the Fuchsberg and Spitzberg and down to the Spitzgrund pond.

Tour dashboard


  • Unknown (13%)
  • Street (5%)
  • Tarmac (29%)
  • Gravel (32%)
  • Hiking trail (20%)
  • Path (2%)


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