Upper Lusatia Mountain Trail

Upper Lusatia Mountain Trail – Easy walking in Upper Lusatia

The Upper Lusatia Mountain Trail takes you through constantly changing highland scenery, to the highest peaks in Upper Lusatia, and past idyllic villages and dramatic rock formations. Hotels offering luggage transfer for walkers are a speciality along the route.

Tip: Mount Oybin castle and abbey, the Kelchstein (mushroom rock), Oybin spa resort

On Mount Oybin near the Oybin spa resort you will find the romantic ruins of a castle, abbey and late-Gothic abbey church. There’s also a hilltop cemetery and a winding mountain path. Look out for the ‘wedding chapel’ as you approach the castle entrance.

At a glance:

  • Starts: Neukirch
  • Ends: Zittau
  • Length: 118km
  • Number of stages: 6
  • Altitude variation: ascent 3,700m, descent 3,400m
  • Terrain: 70% unmade, 20% asphalt, 10% other, e.g. farm tracks

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