Hiking and Cycling in Wilthen


The Upper Lusatian Mountains are criss-crossed by many lovely hiking trails that invite you to explore the region. Escape the stress of everyday life and get swept away by the beauty of Upper Lusatia and its attractions like the characteristic semi-timbered houses.

 Our tourist-information-centre provides you with a lot of hiking maps for the region and helpful advice.

Hiking-trail “Pumphutsteig”


Explore the surrounding area of Wilthen and follow the tracks of the legendary “Pumphut”! On the 17-kilometre hike you can learn all there is to know about the sorcerer of Upper Lusatia and get enchanted by the landscape around you. Don’t worry, you do not need to be a pro to make it to the end. The trail is divided into 8 sections and offers quite a few places to take a breather. From the specially marked viewpoints you get a fantastic look around. Plaques along the way tell regional legends and keep big and small hikers entertained. A unique hike for the whole family which much to explore! And who knows, maybe you’ll even meet him – the Pumphut!

Download map Pumphutsteig



How about a cycling trip? The surrounding area cannot only be explored on foot, but also by bike!
Follow the cycle path along the river Spree or get to know the sights in nearby cities on our “Weinbrand path”. And if you get tired along the way rest your legs at one of the many inns before continuing.


cycling tour “Brandy path”

Starting point is the city of Schirgiswalde, from there the paths leads you across Wilthen and Weifa back to its start.


- approximately 32 kilometres long

- mostly less frequented roads, partly cycling paths but also typical village streets

- moderately heavy, mostly even, steep uphill stretch between Neukirch and Naundorf

- suitable for older children

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