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Oberlausitz Mountain Trail – exploring Germany’s smallest low mountain range

· 3 reviews · Quality trail · Upper Lusatia
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  • Burg und Kloster Oybin
    / Burg und Kloster Oybin
    Photo: Sandra Adorf, Touristische Gebietsgemeinschaft Naturpark Zittauer Gebirge/Oberlausitz e.V.
  • /
    Photo: Marketing-Gesellschaft Oberlausitz-Niederschlesien mbH, Das Landschaftswunderland Oberlausitz
  • / Blick zur Lausche
    Photo: Rene Egmont Pech, Touristische Gebietsgemeinschaft Naturpark Zittauer Gebirge/Oberlausitz e.V.
  • / Umgebindehaus am Bergweg
    Photo: Uxe Schwarz, Touristische Gebietsgemeinschaft Naturpark Zittauer Gebirge/Oberlausitz e.V.
  • / Blick zum Hochwald
    Photo: Rene Egmont Pech, Das Landschaftswunderland Oberlausitz
  • / Impressionen am Weg
    Photo: René Gäns, Tourismus Marketing Gesellschaft Sachsen mbH
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The Oberlausitz Mountain Trail leads through the south-eastern corner of Saxony.
moderate
113.8 km
32:19 h
2683 m
2705 m
The Oberlausitz Mountain Trail takes you through the south-eastern corner of Saxony and the border region of Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic featuring a varied low mountain range. Along the way lie the Oberlausitz region’s major mountains Valtenberg (587 m), Bieleboh (499 m), Kottmar (583 m), Lausche (793 m) and Hochwald (749 m). Discover fascinating rock formations and idyllic, densely wooded valleys and visit this region’s picturesque villages with their living traditions and characteristic style.

 

Trail markers  
The Oberlausitz Mountain Trail, part of the long-distance hiking trail Zittau-Wernigerode, is marked with the “Blue Line“ as well as the logo "Ferienlandschaft der Umgebindehäuser".

 

Features 
The route leads through the varied Oberlausitz mountain region featuring granite mountain ridges and volcanic hilltops in alternation with distinctive sandstone mountains. Numerous peaks along the mostly natural trails invite hikers to take a rest in mountain inns.

 

Level of difficulty
Medium. Suitable for all ages.

 

Of interest for
Hikers interested in multi-day hikes, daytrippers, rambling clubs of up to 15 people and individual hikers

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
735 m
Lowest point
229 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Medium. Suitable for all ages.

Tips, hints and links

Bookable offer:

Touristische Gebietsgemeinschaft Naturpark Zittauer Gebirge / Oberlausitz e. V.
Markt 1
02763 Zittau
Phone: +49 (0) 3583 752200
Fax: +49 (0) 3583 752161
www.oberlausitzer-bergweg.de

Start

Neukirch (315 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
51.096174, 14.293604
UTM
33U 450535 5660757

Destination

Zittau

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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Reviews

4.7
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Claudia Mock
November 18, 2010 · Community
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Chrsitina Muth
November 18, 2010 · Community
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
113.8 km
Duration
32:19 h
Ascent
2683 m
Descent
2705 m
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