2–6 September 2019

Field trips, Friday, 6 September

1: On the Goethe Trail to the BROCKEN Summit – Harz Mountains | € 40

Bus trip from Leipzig to Torfhaus in Harz mountains. The group walks up to the Brocken summit, has lunch at the Brocken Restaurant and walks back to Torfhaus.

  • Walking distance: 16 km
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours (both ways)

2: SÄCHSISCHE SCHWEIZ I (Saxon Switzerland) – from Rathen to Bastei | € 50

Bus trip from Leipzig to Bad Schandau. In Bad Schandau the group gets onto a boat to Rathen. From Rathen the groups walks up to the famous "Bastei". Lunch at the restaurant and in the afternoon bus ride back to Leipzig.

  • Walking distance: 3.3 km
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Elevation: 400 metres
  • Start: 7 am at Leipziger KUBUS,
  • End: approx. 4 pm at Leipziger KUBUS

3: SÄCHSISCHE SCHWEIZ II (Saxon Switzerland) – from Beuthenfall to Zahnsgrund | € 40

Bus trip from Leipzig to „Beuthenfall“.  From there a four hours walk to "Zahnsgrund". Lunch at restaurant “Schrammsteinbaude”. After lunch a short bus ride to the famous „Bastei“ and from there bus ride back to Leipzig.

  • Walking distance: 9 km
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Elevation: 400 metres
  • Start: 8 am at Leipziger KUBUS
  • End: 6 pm at Leipziger KUBUS

4: Leipzig City Tour | € 25

Guided walking tour through the inner city combined with a bus trip to highlights like "Völkerschlachtdenkmal" etc.

Start: 10:00 am, Tourist Information, Katharinenstraße 8

End: 12:30 pm

5: Leipzig by boat | € 15

Enjoy the waterways of Leipzig by boat: Elstermühlgraben, Stadt-Elster, Karl-Heine Kanal.

The tour combines city flair and nature.

Start: 1:30 am, Stadthafen Leipzig, Schreberstraße 20

End: 2:45 pm

6: Combined field trip no 4 & 5 | € 40

For participants who want to book the city walk/bus tour in the morning and the boat trip in the afternoon.

Duration: City walk and bus tour: 10:00–12:30 h, meeting point Leipzig tourist information, Katharinenstraße 8. Boat tour: 13:30–14:45, meeting point Leipzig Stadthafen, Schreberstraße 20.


The Elbsandsteingebirge – a spectacular landscape: The Elbe Sandstone Mountains, also called the Elbe sandstone highlands is a mountain range straddling the border between the state of Saxony in southeastern Germany and the North Bohemian region of the Czech Republic. The Elbe Sandstone mountains are a breathtaking landscape nearby the Saxon capital Dresden. They have been a popular destination for tourists for more than 200 years.

Landscape near Mt. Brocken, Hartz.



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