Liebethal – Stadt Wehlen The first stage of the Malerweg. From Liebethal to Stadt Wehlen. Old water mills, wide fields, rugged gorges and finally a fantastic view on Stadt Wehlen and the river Elbe. Church in Liebethal. Near the start of the Malerweg. The first kilometers of the Malerweg, your’ll hike along a lovely river and past some old water mill buildings. North of the village Lohmen. We continue hiking through the wide fields North of the village of Lohmen. Following a small stream we suddenly enter narrow gorges near Uttewalde. Before heading down to the center square of the city Stadt Wehlen, we first get a magnificent view on the river Elbe. View on the city square of Stadt Wehlen. Located just next to the river Elbe. River Elbe seen from the terace of hotel / restaurant Manufaktur in Stadt Wehlen. Click here for accomodation in Stadt Wehlen.