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George-Bähr-Round trip

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  • Blick über Lauenstein
    / Blick über Lauenstein
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  • / Obelisk
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  • / Gedenkstein von "George Bähr" in Fürstenwalde
    Photo: Urlaubsregion Altenberg, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Rückhaltebecken See Lauenstein am George Bähr Rundwanderweg
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  • / Talsperrenweg zwischen Lauenstein und Liebenau
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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.
open
moderate
14.1 km
3:55 h
310 m
310 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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Urlaubsregion Altenberg
Updated: January 06, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
672 m
Lowest point
471 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Museum - Castle Lauenstein

Tips, hints and links

Start

Lauenstein Bahnhof (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

Lauenstein Bahnhof

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.

Note


all notes on protected areas

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 im Tourist-Info-Büro Altenberg.

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Recommended maps for this region:

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Equipment

Good shoes, rain protection, food, possibly binoculars.

Related Events

Guided Tour · Altenberg
George-Bähr-Wanderung
Altenberg ST Lauenstein
Dates
5/16, 10:00 AM–3:30 PM
9/19, 10:00 AM–3:30 PM
Pre-registration required
Event Organiser: Tourist-Information Altenberg | Source: Tourist-Information Altenberg

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Status
open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
14.1 km
Duration
3:55h
Ascent
310 m
Descent
310 m
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