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The “Oberlausitzer Bergweg” – an exploration tour in Germany’s smallest low mountain range

At a glance

  • Start: Neukirch
  • Destination: Zittau
  • Medium
  • 113,80 km
  • 1 Day 7 hours 37 minutes
  • 2300 m
  • 735 m
  • 230 m

The Upper Lusatian Mountain Trail will lead you straight through the south-easternmost corner of Saxony.

In the tri-state area of Germany, Poland, and the Czech Republic, a versatile hiking route will lead you through a multiform low mountain range landscape. Along the way, the highest and most famous mountains of Upper Lusatia like Valtenberg Mountain (587m), Bieleboh Mountain (499m), Kottmar Mountain (583m), Lausche Mountain (793m), and Hochwald Mountain (749m) invite you to a summit attempt.   Explore fascinating rock formations and densely wooded, idyllic valleys. Visit the picturesque villages in the region with their living traditions and the unique Upper Lusatian “Umgebindehäuser”, a special kind of half-timbered houses.

Characteristics: The route leads you through the varied mountainous world of Upper Lusatia: Granite crests and volcanic mountain tops alternate with distinctive sandstone mountains. The paths are 70% natural, and mountain inns await you on numerous summits.

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