© Rico Richter, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz

The Saxon variant of the E3 - from Geising to Bad Schandau

At a glance

  • Start: Geising in the Osterzgebirge
  • Destination: Bad Schandau - Schmilka district
  • Difficult
  • 83,38 km
  • 1 Day 1 hour 1 minute
  • 2441 m
  • 660 m
  • 114 m

The European Long Distance Route E3 is part of the European Long Distance Route Network and runs from the Black Sea to the Iberian Peninsula.

The route through Saxon Switzerland joins the route coming from the Eastern Ore Mountains in Bad Gottleuba. Via the Gottleuba dam, the Bielatal valley, Königstein Fortress, Lilienstein, Hohnstein, Schrammsteine, Großer Winterberg to the border with the Czech Republic in the Bad Schandau district of Schmilka.

The section from Geising to Bad Gottleuba, which still runs through the Eastern Ore Mountains, is included in this tour.


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