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Lookout towers and wineries in the Elbe region

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 Hike past historic castles and towers
moderate
Distance 16.1 km
4:25 h
257 m
237 m
From Niederau train station you will reach the charming Oberau moated castle via the lime kiln. After a tour, you will go to the tunnel monument and in the direction of Gellertberg. The hike leads through the Pressgrund to the Lässig/Richter winery. After a wine tasting you walk along the Höhenweg Wartturm, König-Albert-Turm and Friedensturm. Past Lauben Castle, the trail leads to the Fuchsberg and Spitzberg and down to the Spitzgrund pond.
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Dresden Elbland Redaktion
Update: October 07, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
206 m
Lowest point
125 m
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Start

Niederau train station (131 m)
Coordinates:
DD
51.175753, 13.560080
DMS
51°10'32.7"N 13°33'36.3"E
UTM
33U 399345 5670355
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Destination

Spitzgrund Pond

Note


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Public transport

S-Bahn line 1 runs from Meißen to Dresden. With regional trains from Leipzig, Elsterwerda and Dresden you can reach Niederau. In addition, bus lines 421 and 459 from Weinböhla and Meißen go to the starting point.

Getting there

Use the A4 in Dresden or exit on the A13 from Berlin. From Radebeul and Dresden follow the S82 and then the S84. From Meißen you can reach the starting point via Niederauer Straße. From Großenhain follow the S81 in the direction of Weinböhla.

Coordinates

DD
51.175753, 13.560080
DMS
51°10'32.7"N 13°33'36.3"E
UTM
33U 399345 5670355
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Broschüre: 7. Sächsischer Wandertag Herausgeber: Stadtverwaltung Coswig

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Equipment

Sturdy shoes are recommended

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
16.1 km
Duration
4:25 h
Ascent
257 m
Descent
237 m
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