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Malerweg adventure with only one accommodation

Comfortable hiking on the Malerweg with only one basic accommodation. That brings with it a number of advantages. Surprised? You can find tips here.

Base camp vs. accommodation hopping? A different accommodation for every Malerweg stage - that doesn't have to be the case. In fact, one base camp is enough for the entire Malerweg adventure. The excellent public transport system in the region makes it possible to start and finish all the day's routes by bus and train. If your holiday destination has the mobile guest card, this transfer is even included for you.

Wanderbus am Lilienstein© RVSOE

The Elbe Sandstone Mountains Painters' Trail is one of the most popular hiking trails in Germany and is particularly popular with hikers and holidaymakers due to its route, which is peppered with the highlights of Saxon Switzerland.

Anyone planning a Malerweg hike quickly realises that it is not always easy to find accommodation for just one night at the end of each stage, especially at short notice. In addition, the often heavy luggage has to be taken along for the entire time. If you want to approach the Malerweg Elbsandsteingebrige in a more relaxed way, book accommodation in a central lodging. But overnight options are also possible, for example, where two or more stages are explored from one location. Last but not least, the mobile guest card, which overnight guests receive in almost all towns in Saxon Switzerland, makes it easier to get to and from the start or finish of the stage.

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"Star hiking" on the Malerweg as a package tour

The Malerweg adventure can be enjoyed even more comfortably with a tour operator behind you. Corso...die reiseagentur and Augustus Tours also offer all-inclusive packages for star hikes on the Malerweg.


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