Important Notice

Winter break until March 21st.

Opening hours at the start of the season from March 22nd:

Tuesday to Friday: 3 p.m. to 9 p.m
Saturday: 12-9 p.m

Kitchen closes at 8 p.m
Sunday and Monday: rest day
The inn and mountain hut are closed!

The quality ofthe roaming path in the National Park and the National Park region of 'Saxon Switzerland" is a feature of a varied and diverse landscape, impressive viewpoints, natural paths as well as numerous inn-stop-possibilities by the pathside.

Übersichtskarte zum MalerwegHiking with or without luggage - as an occasional Wanderer or as a rambler - hiking as a sporty challenge or simply enjoying nature during your walk: hiking through this area everyone will find unparalleled pleasure.

In 2007 the Malerweg was honoured with 2 prizes: it was chosen as Germany's most beautiful hiking path by the Jury of the hiking magazine. Wanting to find out the most populär hiking path the public - for the second time - put the Malerweg on second place.

On the internet pages we have compiled for you information about hiking on the Malerweg.

Enjoy yourself!

Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz

Information about the "Saxon Switzerland" region

picture source: Tourismus verband Sächsische Schweiz e.V.

photos/title: Rene Gaens

Booking request & contact

In short

equipment features

  • 44 total number of beds
  • 28 sleeping bag places
  • 4 4-bed-rooms 
  • (running hot water)
  • shared showers
  • 4 shared toilets

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Prices and opening hours

Price per person - including breakfast - plus tourist tax 2,50 €

  • 4-bed-room 40,00 EUR
  • sleeping bag place    27,00 EUR
  • rent a sleeping bag    5,00 EUR

Further information

The 2024 season begins on March 22. 2024



Mountain hut | Inn | Museum

  • Kirnitzschtalstrasse 4-5
    01855 Ottendorf
  • Phone: +49 359 7450565 Click to call
  • Fax: +49 359 7450199

How to find us