Painter's way (Malerweg)
Walking on the nicest and most popular footpath of Germany
Malerweg (Painter's way) - 112 wild-romantic kilometres through Saxon Switzerland. Pass the the most beautiful panoramas which the national park offers that was inspiring Caspar David Friedrich, Carl Gustav Carus, Adrian Zingg and Gustav Graff.
Along these famous scenes you walk along and discover the same views like the artists did. You might even feel like painting once!
In 8 day stages yu can walk the whole day. Beside, you pick a picture in every stage from the hosts of painter's way. A nice recollection for home!
Schmilka and the hotel Helvetia lies directly on halfway of painter's way. It’s passing the Elbe in Schmilka. Schmilka is a stage aim where you can spend the night without transfer using even three spots here.
Our hotel is certified „Travelling-friendly in the painter's way“, a high-class guarantee for all hiking friends.
Tip! Our service for you: We drive you on request to the single day stages.