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Walk through Stolpen

Short facts

  • start: Car park in Stolpen
  • destination: Car park in Stolpen
  • 2,01 km
  • 35 minutes
  • 43 m
  • 340 m
  • 300 m

Stolpen's romantic side - on the trail of Caspar David Friedrich through the castle town

If you look closely, you will recognise it immediately: Stolpen's romantic side. The painters and graphic artists of the early 19th century could not escape it either and captured the former Stolpen Castle - already a semi-ruin at the time - in their prints and paintings. Among them was Caspar David Friedrich. He and his friend, Carl Gustav Carus, also visited Stolpen and drew the enchanted ruins. The route of this tour takes you to the site of Caspar David Friedrich's drawing of 27 August 1820 in the small castle park and, of course, to Stolpen Castle. It is a short, leisurely walk - in the spirit of the Romantics.

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  • Asphalt Coating (41%)
  • Crushed Rock (41%)
  • Hiking Trail (4%)
  • Path (15%)


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