The highest point of the hike is in the Rauener Mountains: at 150 meters, it offers a wide view of the Scharmützelsee. The observation tower in the Rauener Mountains is not only the highest point on this tour, but also on the entire 66 lakes hiking trail. If the visibility is good, you can even see the Tropical Islands or the Berlin TV tower.
Length: 14 km, duration: approx. 4 hours
Destination: Bad Saarow
Logo / route marking: Blue point on a white background
Arrival by public transport: From Berlin main station with the RE1 (Frankfurt (Oder)) to Fürstenwalde (approx. 45 min)
Departure public transport: From Bad Saarow with the RB35 (Fürstenwalde) to Fürstenwalde, then continue with the RE1 (Magdeburg) to Berlin main station (approx. 1 hour)
Course: Fürstenwalde, Rauen, Rauener Berge, Petersdorf, Bad Saarow
Description of the route / worth knowing: On this stage the route leads you from Fürstenwalde (Spree) via Petersdorf to Bad Saarow. At the beginning you cross the Spree over the old town bridge of Fürstenwalde, then you continue through the Rauener Berge to Petersdorfer See and finally to the historic Bad Saarow train station. The Rauener Berge are glacial terminal moraines south of the Berlin glacial valley. Today the Rauener Berge are a landscape protection area and a popular hiking region.
Fürstenwalde: Heimattiergarten, St. Mary's Cathedral, brewery museum, city museum, culture factory, old town hall, remains of the city wall, lighthouse
- Rauener Berge observation tower
Bad Saarow: historic station building, Scharmützelsee
Road conditions / route expansion: predominantly unpaved roads
Maps / literature:
- "66-Seen-Weg, Hikeline hiking guide", publisher: Esterbauer GmbH, edition: 3 (2019), ISBN: 978-3-85000-760-3, 11.90 euros