Mulde Valley Hiking Trail - A River Running through Saxony’s History

Level

medium

Route

149.4km

Duration

38:22h

Ascent

1152m

Descent

1292m

GPS Track

Best season

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Details

Starting point of the tour

Zwickau

Ending point of the tour

Bad Düben

Short description

The Mulde Valley Hiking Trail impresses with a scenery that was shaped by the power of the river Mulde. 

Description

The Mulde Valley Hiking Trail leads through an unusual natural landscape that was shaped by the power of the river Mulde. Unique flora and fauna combine with a constant change between narrow and wide spaces. Explore typical meadow landscapes and wetlands and encounter some of the most impressive testimonies of Saxony’s age-old history as a region cultivated by men: Along the Mulde Valley Hiking Trail you will find old towns featuring narrow alleyways and magnificent town halls as well as imposing castles and interesting museums. Along the river and on 100 km this hiking trail lets visitors experience 1,000 years of Saxon history in fast motion.

 

Trail markers 

The Mulde Valley Hiking Trail is singposted throughout and has its own logo.

  

Features 

The trail which has been left in a very natural state runs along the river Mulde on paved hiking and forest trails.

  

Level of difficulty

Medium with very few restrictions. In case of continuous rainfall sure-footedness might be an issue. 

 

Of interest for 

Hikers and daytrippers as well as rambling clubs and groups of up to 25 people 

More information / links

Leipzig Tourismus und Marketing GmbH
Augustusplatz 9
04109 Leipzig
Telefon: +49 (0)341 7104260
Mail: region.leipzig@ltm-leipzig.de
Internet: www.leipzig.region.travel

Author

Leipzig Tourismus und Marketing GmbH

Source

Logo Tourismus Marketing Gesellschaft Sachsen mbH

Map

Elevation profile