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Schöna: Zschirnsteine and Zirkelstein over the Gelobtbach valley

Short facts

  • start: Train stop in Schöna
  • destination: Train stop in Schöna
  • difficult
  • 22,00 km
  • 8 hours
  • 610 m
  • 549 m
  • 120 m

The challenging tour from almost the lowest to the highest point of the Saxon Elbe Sandstone Mountains leads through the mysterious Gelobtbach Valley to the two Zschirnsteinen and on comfortable paths with a detour on the Zirkelstein back to the S-Bahn stop in Schöna.

S-Bahn Schöna - Gelobtbach - Forststeig - Großer Zschirnstein - Kleiner Zschirnstein - Walderlebnispfad Rheinhardtsdorf - Zirkelstein - Schöna - S-Bahn Schöna

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  • Asphalt Coating (17%)
  • Crushed Rock (13%)
  • Hiking Trail (42%)
  • Path (28%)


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