Loop around the Kriebstein dam with ferry crossing

At a glance

  • Start: Large parking lot Kriebstein Talsperre
  • Destination: Large parking lot Kriebstein Talsperre
  • Medium
  • 7,15 km
  • 2 hours
  • 116 m
  • 270 m
  • 197 m

Short loop of the upper Kriebstein dam from Kriebstein harbor with direct ferry connection from Erlebach back to Kriebstein harbor.

A circular hiking trail leads from the port of Kriebstein across wooded meadows around the ‘Talsperre’. The outstanding sight of the area is Kriebstein Castle, Saxony's most beautiful knight's castle. On the way, various vantage points offer views of the wildly romantic Zschopau River and the impressive dam wall. The small hike ends using the ferry from Erlebach back to the harbor.

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  • Unknown (54%)
  • Street (6%)
  • Tarmac (8%)
  • Gravel (11%)
  • Hiking trail (12%)
  • Path (9%)


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