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18th August 2022 | 09:30 am

As of Sunday, 07.08.2022, the ban on entering the forest in the Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district was lifted. BUT: for the operational area in the "Hintere" Saxon Switzerland area continues to apply a ban on entering the forest. To the >> updated map of the locked operational area. Current >> hiking recommendations you will find here.

Currently, the following stages of the Malerweg can not be hiked:

  • 4th stage
  • 5th stage
  • 6th stage (limited, start from Reinhardtsdorf-Schöna)

Other stages are not affected and can be walked.

Good to know: With a total distance of 116 kilometers, only about three kilometers of the Malerweg are directly affected. Due to the post-fire work, the area where stages 4 and 5 run is currently still closed. We will inform you here as soon as the road is cleared.

Please inform yourself about the current status here as well:

18th August 2022 | 09:30 am

Experiences "Everything but hiking"

You will find here (switch to german language) a variety of offers how to organize your vacation days.

  • New: The hiking boat "Wanderschiff" operates until further notice with two trips from Bad Schandau Elbe quay via Königstein to the spa town of Rathen and back.
  • Please also have a look at our calendar of events: Events Saxon Switzerland
  • The Kirnitzschtalbahn operates from august 13th on. The Kirnitzschtalstraße is open to traffic again.
  • The "Obere Schleuse" continues its service.

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