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Three peaks bike tour

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  • Radfahren in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg
    / Radfahren in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg
    Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Sommerzeit in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg
    Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Abendstimmung auf dem Kahleberg
    Photo: Urlaubsregion Altenberg, Egbert Kamprath
  • / Baude auf dem Geisingberg
    Photo: Urlaubsregion Altenberg, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Kahlebergbaude
    Photo: Urlaubsregion Altenberg, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Bergbaude Kohlhaukuppe
    Photo: Urlaubsregion Altenberg
  • / Kohlhaukuppe
    Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Aussichtsturm auf der Kohlhaukuppe
    Photo: Urlaubsregion Altenberg, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Blick von der Kohlhaukuppe auf den Geisingberg
    Photo: Urlaubsregion Altenberg, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Biken in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg
    Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
m 1000 900 800 700 600 500 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 km Hotel Lugsteinhof ***S Bergbaude Kohlhaukuppe Kahleberg Beerenhütte Zinnwald Bergbaude Geisingberg
Three peaks in one day - one of the most popular bike tours in our Altenberg holiday region.
open
moderate
18.7 km
1:43 h
375 m
375 m
From Altenberg it goes over the Dippoldiswalderstrasse and the Neustadtstrasse in the direction of Geisingberg. Passing the Altenberger Pinge, through the mountain meadows you will reach the 824 m high mountain. In addition to the mountain chalet, the watchtower Louisenturm awaits you here, offering you a view of the Altenberg  region. Then it goes steeply downhill towards Geising. Along the historic streets and the Hüttenteich natural pool, you ride up to the Kohlhaukuppe (786 m) - now known as the Knoblauchkuppe ( Knoblauch = garlic ) due to the garlic delicacies in the mountain hut. Along the German-Czech border (Sommerweg) you drive towards Zinnwald-Georgenfeld and cross this small mining village towards the "Lugsteine". From there, the Schneise  30 takes you to the Kahleberg -  905 m above sea level, the highest point in the Eastern Ore Mountains. Here you can enjoy breathtaking panoramic views. After a short rest, continue along I-Flügel and Alten Zaunshäuser Weg, back to Altenberg.

Author’s recommendation

This tour is also very suitable for an extended hike. Refreshment possibilities:

Bäckerei Braun in Altenberg

Zum Erzgebirge in Altenberg

Saray Döner in Altenberg

Bergbaude Geisingberg

Bäckerei Nestler in Geising

Ratskeller in Geising

Anno 1796 in Geising

Schauhübel in Geising

Bergbaude Kohlhaukuppe

Landmarkt Zinnwald

Hotel Lugsteinhof in Zinnwald

Imbiss Kahleberg

Rodelklause Sommerrodelbahn

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Urlaubsregion Altenberg
Updated: March 17, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
900 m
Lowest point
584 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Bergbaude Geisingberg
Mountain Cottage Kohlhaukuppe
Hotel Lugsteinhof
Lugsteinbaude Zinnwald
Beerenhütte Zinnwald
Waldschänke "Altes Raupennest"
Saray Döner Altenberg

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Start

Altenberg (Bahnhof) (753 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.765870, 13.753714
DMS
50°45'57.1"N 13°45'13.4"E
UTM
33U 412110 5624529
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Destination

Altenberg (Bahnhof)

Turn-by-turn directions

Altenberg - Dippoldiswalder Straße - Neustadtstraße - Geisingberg - Geising - Hüttenteich - Kohlhaukuppe - Sommerweg - Zinnwald - Lugsteine - Schneise 30 - Kahleberg - I Flügel - Alter Zaunhäuser Weg - Altenberg

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
50.765870, 13.753714
DMS
50°45'57.1"N 13°45'13.4"E
UTM
33U 412110 5624529
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Wandern um Oberbärenburg  1 : 25.000

Wander- und Radkarte Osterzgebirge 1 : 33.000

Erhältlich im Tourist-Info-Büro Altenberg.

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Equipment

Bicycle repair tool kit, first aid kit, rain cover, food, possibly binoculars.

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Status
open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
18.7 km
Duration
1:43 h
Ascent
375 m
Descent
375 m
Public-transport-friendly Loop Refreshment stops available Scenic Botanical highlights Faunistic highlights Summit route Single trail/Free ride

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