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Hiking in Altenberg

Altenberg recreational area, the hikers' paradise at the heart of the Ore Mountains.

Hiking - the simplest form of exercise and yet so fulfilling. Step by step you can enjoy the untouched nature. The nice thing about it: You do something for yourself, because hiking is simply good for body and soul. Hiking rejuvenates and increases happiness. Regardless of whether you are an ambitious hiker or looking for a new hobby - we have the right tour for everyone in the Altenberg holiday region. With us you can hike 365 days a year!

Hiking is a great way to reap the benefits of what nature has to offer. Enjoy every step!

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The Most Beautiful hiking routes in Altenberg


Highlights

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recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 67.7 km
Duration 19:34 h
Ascent 1,811 m
Descent 1,811 m

The Himalayas in the Eastern Ore Mountains! The 14 peaks over 8000 dm! Enjoy breathtaking views and hidden secret places on a unique tour.

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from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Hiking trail · Altenberg
Three peaks tour
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 18.7 km
Duration 5:05 h
Ascent 375 m
Descent 375 m

Three peaks in one day only, this is one of the most favourite trails in the recreational area of Altenberg. 

1
from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Theme trail · Altenberg
Short UNESCO World Heritage tour
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 10.4 km
Duration 2:52 h
Ascent 163 m
Descent 163 m

Experience mining tradition in the Altenberg holiday region and enjoy unique views of the Altenberger Pinge or visit the mining museum in Altenberg.

from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Theme trail · Altenberg
George-Bähr-Round trip
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 14.1 km
Duration 3:55 h
Ascent 310 m
Descent 310 m

Follow the footsteps of George Bähr, the master builder of the Dresden Frauenkirche. He spent his childhood and adolescence in the Altenberg ...

from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 11.1 km
Duration 2:54 h
Ascent 168 m
Descent 168 m

This circular trail is long and demanding. 

from Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Hiking trail · Altenberg
Kinder-Tour durch Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 2.5 km
Duration 0:42 h
Ascent 53 m
Descent 55 m

Eine kurze Tour für kleine Füße.

from Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 2.5 km
Duration 0:43 h
Ascent 61 m
Descent 6 m

Terrain cure walking path Nr. 1 to the Geisingberg. Short easy walk, the last few meters are just a little demanding. 

from Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 4.6 km
Duration 1:15 h
Ascent 115 m
Descent 115 m

A short, scenic circular hike along the Rote Weisseritz to the historic Schinderbrücke and back through the forest.

1
from Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Hiking trail · Altenberg
Bell tour
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 12.5 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 268 m
Descent 51 m

The Bell tour is an excursion for all the senses: the carillon in Bärenfels is the only one that is in operation all year round at an altitude of ...

from Tourist-Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty easy open
Distance 9 km
Duration 2:25 h
Ascent 143 m
Descent 143 m

Diese erlebnisreiche Rundtour führt Sie auf den Kahleberg, zum malerischen Wüsten Teich und zuletzt zum Großen Lugstein und Kleinen Lugstein.  

from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 16.3 km
Duration 4:44 h
Ascent 469 m
Descent 469 m

Wie kann man die Wetterwarte in Zinnwald mit Knoblauch verbinden? Kein Problem - bei dieser Tour werden Sie es sehen!

from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Hiking trail · Altenberg
Herzlweg - Rundgang um Geising
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 10 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 309 m
Descent 309 m

Ein Lehrpfad nach Karl Tröger mit einmaligen Blicken nach Geising. Auf verschiedenen Infotafeln erhalten Sie wissenswerte Tipps zum Ort.

from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Hiking trail · Altenberg
Brandtour
recommended route Difficulty easy open
Distance 9.6 km
Duration 2:45 h
Ascent 288 m
Descent 288 m

Tolle Wanderung mit viel Wissenswertem über das Naturschutzgebiet „Hofehübel“. Einfache Tour auch für sportliche Rollifahrer und Kinderwagen geeignet.

from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty moderate closed
Distance 8.9 km
Duration 2:25 h
Ascent 145 m
Descent 145 m

Von Altenberg führt diese Tour zu zwei Gipfeln der "14 Achttausender im Osterzgebirge".

from Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Hiking trail · Altenberg
Auf den Spuren Max Nackes
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 5.7 km
Duration 1:30 h
Ascent 99 m
Descent 99 m

Max Nacke - der bekannte Heimatdichter und Sänger aus Altenberg!

from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 3.9 km
Duration 0:59 h
Ascent 34 m
Descent 34 m

TK 9 - Terrain cure walking paths - Round trail around the pond Galgenteich.  Easy round trip along the water, very refreshing with nice views. 

from Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Hiking trail · Altenberg
Familienwanderung zum Holzfigurenpfad
recommended route Difficulty easy open
Distance 3.3 km
Duration 0:55 h
Ascent 92 m
Descent 92 m

Eine aussichtsreiche  Wanderung durch den Altenberger Stadtwald zu unseren neuen Kettensägenschnitzereien.

from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Hiking trail · Erzgebirge
Wanderung zur Herklotzmühle
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 17.8 km
Duration 4:56 h
Ascent 277 m
Descent 277 m

Auf den Spuren von Bergbau und Holzverarbeitung vergangener Zeiten. Dies ist eine anspruchsvolle Wanderung von Altenberg über alte Bergbaupfade ...

from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty easy open
Distance 7.9 km
Duration 2:10 h
Ascent 16 m
Descent 300 m

Leichte und aussichtsreiche Wanderung von  Altenberg zum Steinbruch-See am Geisingberg und weiter über die Sachsenhöhe nach Lauenstein.

from Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
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  • Highlights
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 67.7 km
Duration 19:34 h
Ascent 1,811 m
Descent 1,811 m

The Himalayas in the Eastern Ore Mountains! The 14 peaks over 8000 dm! Enjoy breathtaking views and hidden secret places on a unique tour.

3
from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Hiking trail · Altenberg
Three peaks tour
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 18.7 km
Duration 5:05 h
Ascent 375 m
Descent 375 m

Three peaks in one day only, this is one of the most favourite trails in the recreational area of Altenberg. 

1
from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Theme trail · Altenberg
Short UNESCO World Heritage tour
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 10.4 km
Duration 2:52 h
Ascent 163 m
Descent 163 m

Experience mining tradition in the Altenberg holiday region and enjoy unique views of the Altenberger Pinge or visit the mining museum in Altenberg.

from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Theme trail · Altenberg
George-Bähr-Round trip
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 14.1 km
Duration 3:55 h
Ascent 310 m
Descent 310 m

Follow the footsteps of George Bähr, the master builder of the Dresden Frauenkirche. He spent his childhood and adolescence in the Altenberg ...

from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 11.1 km
Duration 2:54 h
Ascent 168 m
Descent 168 m

This circular trail is long and demanding. 

from Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Hiking trail · Altenberg
Kinder-Tour durch Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 2.5 km
Duration 0:42 h
Ascent 53 m
Descent 55 m

Eine kurze Tour für kleine Füße.

from Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 2.5 km
Duration 0:43 h
Ascent 61 m
Descent 6 m

Terrain cure walking path Nr. 1 to the Geisingberg. Short easy walk, the last few meters are just a little demanding. 

from Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 4.6 km
Duration 1:15 h
Ascent 115 m
Descent 115 m

A short, scenic circular hike along the Rote Weisseritz to the historic Schinderbrücke and back through the forest.

1
from Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Hiking trail · Altenberg
Bell tour
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 12.5 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 268 m
Descent 51 m

The Bell tour is an excursion for all the senses: the carillon in Bärenfels is the only one that is in operation all year round at an altitude of ...

from Tourist-Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty easy open
Distance 9 km
Duration 2:25 h
Ascent 143 m
Descent 143 m

Diese erlebnisreiche Rundtour führt Sie auf den Kahleberg, zum malerischen Wüsten Teich und zuletzt zum Großen Lugstein und Kleinen Lugstein.  

from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 16.3 km
Duration 4:44 h
Ascent 469 m
Descent 469 m

Wie kann man die Wetterwarte in Zinnwald mit Knoblauch verbinden? Kein Problem - bei dieser Tour werden Sie es sehen!

from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Hiking trail · Altenberg
Herzlweg - Rundgang um Geising
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 10 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 309 m
Descent 309 m

Ein Lehrpfad nach Karl Tröger mit einmaligen Blicken nach Geising. Auf verschiedenen Infotafeln erhalten Sie wissenswerte Tipps zum Ort.

from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Hiking trail · Altenberg
Brandtour
recommended route Difficulty easy open
Distance 9.6 km
Duration 2:45 h
Ascent 288 m
Descent 288 m

Tolle Wanderung mit viel Wissenswertem über das Naturschutzgebiet „Hofehübel“. Einfache Tour auch für sportliche Rollifahrer und Kinderwagen geeignet.

from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty moderate closed
Distance 8.9 km
Duration 2:25 h
Ascent 145 m
Descent 145 m

Von Altenberg führt diese Tour zu zwei Gipfeln der "14 Achttausender im Osterzgebirge".

from Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Hiking trail · Altenberg
Auf den Spuren Max Nackes
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 5.7 km
Duration 1:30 h
Ascent 99 m
Descent 99 m

Max Nacke - der bekannte Heimatdichter und Sänger aus Altenberg!

from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 3.9 km
Duration 0:59 h
Ascent 34 m
Descent 34 m

TK 9 - Terrain cure walking paths - Round trail around the pond Galgenteich.  Easy round trip along the water, very refreshing with nice views. 

from Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Hiking trail · Altenberg
Familienwanderung zum Holzfigurenpfad
recommended route Difficulty easy open
Distance 3.3 km
Duration 0:55 h
Ascent 92 m
Descent 92 m

Eine aussichtsreiche  Wanderung durch den Altenberger Stadtwald zu unseren neuen Kettensägenschnitzereien.

from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Hiking trail · Erzgebirge
Wanderung zur Herklotzmühle
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 17.8 km
Duration 4:56 h
Ascent 277 m
Descent 277 m

Auf den Spuren von Bergbau und Holzverarbeitung vergangener Zeiten. Dies ist eine anspruchsvolle Wanderung von Altenberg über alte Bergbaupfade ...

from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty easy open
Distance 7.9 km
Duration 2:10 h
Ascent 16 m
Descent 300 m

Leichte und aussichtsreiche Wanderung von  Altenberg zum Steinbruch-See am Geisingberg und weiter über die Sachsenhöhe nach Lauenstein.

from Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
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Photo: Jana Kozlerova, Tourist-Information Altenberg

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Circular hike Rote Weisseritz - Schinderbrücke by Unterwegs
June 24, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? June 24, 2021
Kammweg Etappe 01 „Von Geising nach Holzhau“ by Celina
March 24, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? March 20, 2021
Photo: Celina Distler, CC BY, Community
Photo: Celina Distler, CC BY, Community
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