© Yvonne Brückner, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz, Yvonne Brueckner

Großer Zschirnstein

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  • start: Car park Krippen
  • destination: Car park Krippen
  • medium
  • 17,73 km
  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • 571 m
  • 545 m
  • 125 m

This hike offers impressive views and leads to the Großer Zschirnstein.

The highest elevation in Saxon Switzerland is the Großer Zschirnstein, a slightly sloping table mountain with excellent distant views. At its southern end is the "Mittagsstein", which at 562 m is the highest point of the massif. Here you can enjoy an impressive view.

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  • Unknown (1%)
  • Street (4%)
  • Asphalt Coating (18%)
  • Crushed Rock (17%)
  • Hiking Trail (43%)
  • Path (19%)


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