© Rico Richter, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz

On the road in the Gelobtbach valley to Ziskaquelle and Zirkelstein

Short facts

  • start: Schöna | Bhf.
  • destination: Schmilka | Hirschmühle
  • difficult
  • 10,00 km
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • 280 m
  • 349 m
  • 120 m

A partly challenging tour along the German-Czech border. With a bit of luck, you can see rare fire salamanders in the Gelobtbach Valley in spring. On more comfortable trails, you return to Schmilka via the Zirkelstein with a break at the Zirkelstein Inn along part of the Malerweg.

Schöna S-Bahn - Gelobtbach waterfall - Gelobtbach - Forststeig - Ziskaquelle - Gelobtweg - Zirkelstein - Gasthof Zirkelstein - Hauptstraße - Malerweg - Schmilka | Hirschmühle

Tour dashboard


  • Street (1%)
  • Asphalt Coating (28%)
  • Crushed Rock (3%)
  • Hiking Trail (51%)
  • Path (17%)


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