The Saxon Wine Hiking Trail is clearly signposted throughout and marked with a ruby coloured grape, the Saxon Wine Route’s logo.
The route runs past vineyards and baroque castles, terraces, historical town centres and stairs leading to vantage points. The trail includes asphalt sections, cobblestone as well as overgrown paths and stairs.
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Of interest for
Daytrippers, rambling clubs and groups of any size
Visit vineyards and cosy traditional wine inns along the route to sample Saxon wines.
Don’t miss magnificent vantage points in Pillnitz (“Leitenweg“) and Radebeul (“Spitzhaus“, “Wasserturm“, “Jakobstein/Sternwarte“, “Sörnewitz/Bosel“, “Meißen/Bennokanzel“, “Seußlitz/Heinrichsburg“) and enjoy Elbe valley views.
Go on a steamboat ride on the Elbe. Timetables: https://www.saechsische-dampfschiffahrt.de/en/
Book tip: "Sächsischer Weinwanderweg" hiking guide (German only), published by Tourismusverband Sächsisches Elbland, EUR 4, order at Tourismusverband Sächsisches Elbland
A4 to Meißen and Diesbar-Seußlitz up to Dresden Altstadt, then continue on B6.