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"I must surrender to what surrounds me, merge with clouds and rocks to be what I am."
(Caspar David Friedrich)

“Hiker above the sea of fog
Painter's path around Zirkelstein & Kaiserkrone

Felsen Kaiserkrone, Caspar David Friedrich Felsen
Wanderer über Nebelmeer, Gemälde Caspar David Friedrich

This day hike in the southernmost area of Saxon Switzerland follows the Caspar-David-Friedrich path and the Malerweg stage 6. We  discover rocks and viewpoints where Caspar David Friedrich painted his world-famous picture “Wanderer above the Sea of Fog”, among other things. On the tour we learn more about the creation of the unique landcsape, its rare plants and wildlife in this protected area of the national parc region. Join the trip to experience unique nature and art!


  • 04/26/24, 05/24/24, 06/28/24, 08/23/24 as well as upon request

  • 9:30 a.m. Schmilka Hirschmühle S-Bahn station

  • 2:30 p.m. Krippen S-Bahn station


  • about 12 km, about 5 hours

  • approx. 400 meters altitude

  • Sturdy shoes and good basic fitness are required

  • Please bring your own provisions

  • Refreshments possible at Wolfsberg and in  Schöna


  • € 28 per person

  • €12 children aged 6 to 14

  • Group prices for 5 people or more

  • at least 5 people

BOOKING: no later than 2 days before the start of the tour.

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