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George-Bähr-Round trip

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  • Talsperrenweg zwischen Lauenstein und Liebenau, George-Bähr-Wanderweg
    Talsperrenweg zwischen Lauenstein und Liebenau, George-Bähr-Wanderweg
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Follow the footsteps of George Bähr, the master builder of the Dresden Frauenkirche. He spent his childhood and adolescence in the Altenberg holiday region.
moderate
Distance 13.9 km
3:50 h
309 m
309 m
672 m
471 m
On the approximately 14 km long, moderately difficult circular hiking trail, hikers can find out a lot of interesting facts about the life and work of George Bähr at the individual information boards. In one day you can hike and learn about history on the paths that George Bähr himself may have walked in his childhood and youth. The circular hiking trail leads you through the impressive landscape of our Altenberg holiday region, as well as past unique viewpoints towards Dresden and Bohemia.

 

In the footsteps of George Bähr

George Bähr was born in the Fürstenwalde district and baptized in the small village church. He received his training as a carpenter in the Lauenstein district. His roots here as well as his special life and work were reason enough to found a working group "George Bähr".Information boards are set up along the circular hiking trail, giving interested hikers a deeper insight into the life and work of George Bähr. A hike under the sign of the brilliant master builder and creator of the world-famous Frauenkirche in Dresden.So you are cordially invited to follow in the footsteps of George Bähr.

Author’s recommendation

Halfway in Fürstenwalde / Kratzhammer, the Hammerschänke invites all hikers to linger on their "rucksack rest area".

Refreshments:

Café & Restaurant "Am Schauhübel"

Geising Ratskeller

Geising Braun Bakery

Geising Bakery Nestler 

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Tourist-Information Altenberg
Update: March 08, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
672 m
Lowest point
471 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Asphalt 23.16%Dirt road 33.69%Nature trail 22.53%Path 3.03%Road 17.57%
Asphalt
3.2 km
Dirt road
4.7 km
Nature trail
3.1 km
Path
0.4 km
Road
2.4 km
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Start

Bahnhof Lauenstein (471 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.785803, 13.813839
DMS
50°47'08.9"N 13°48'49.8"E
UTM
33U 416386 5626676
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Destination

Bahnhof Lauenstein

Turn-by-turn directions

Lauenstein train station (here you start, if you arrive by public transport) - You start on Bahnhofstraße with the destination historical market. (You can start there if you arrive by car). At the market, turn right into Teplitzer Strasse and follow this until Zschörnelweg turns right. You hike this until shortly before the retention basin. There you go left towards Eiersteig and on to the Talsperrenweg. It goes straight on over the Brückenweg and the Eisenstraße in the direction of Liebenau. Here you go right along the main road to Fürstenwalde. At the Old Post Column, take the path to the right and walk through the village until Karl-Xaver-Maximilian-Weg turns left. This leads you to the Dorfstrasse of Unterlöwenhain - you continue straight ahead to the first junction on the right. Follow this section of the Dorfstrasse to the fork in the road of Schäfereiweg and Graupenweg. You take the Graupenweg.When you arrive in Lauenstein, take Katharinengasse to the left and a little later Berggasse. When you arrive at the historical market, this is the end of this tour.

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
50.785803, 13.813839
DMS
50°47'08.9"N 13°48'49.8"E
UTM
33U 416386 5626676
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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 in der Tourist-Information Altenberg und im Informationsbüro im Bahnhof / Bürgerhaus Kipsdorf.

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Equipment

Good shoes, rain protection, food, possibly binoculars.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
13.9 km
Duration
3:50 h
Ascent
309 m
Descent
309 m
Highest point
672 m
Lowest point
471 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Cultural/historical interest Botanical highlights Insider tip Flora and fauna Dog-friendly

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