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Saxon Switzerland National Park

D-01814, Saxony, Germany
+49 35022 90060
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D-01814, Saxony, Germany
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+49 35022 90060
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've heard of this little city from a German friend, who said she goes there every year for vacation. It is not very well known by the foreigners tourists, people there sightseeing are mostly Germans. I like how it is not over crowded and you...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery, mixed with charming German towns such as Pirna, Stadt Whelen and Rathen make this,a great destination. We did it as a day trip via public transportation from Dresden. Well connected. Really enjoyed our lunch in Rathen after hiking around Bastei.

Thank snorkel-luvin
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We visited the Saxon Switzerland national park as part of the itinerary of our tour.we all really loved it and it's something not to be missed.The view is just amazing.You don't feel like leaving the various viewpoints along the trail.There is a 2 Euro trail...More

Thank john_dantas
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful spot. Husband and don walked down to the bactei bridge and got amazing photos. A beautiful drives through rapeseed fields to get here..

Thank Rocki47
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The park is amasing and of course worth visiting. I was there from Dresden and would like to give some recommendations about ways to get. 1. You can take a direct train from Dresden to Kurort Rathen (35 min) , then cross the river on...More

1  Thank Furious298484
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The sandstone formations are unique and create a landscape which you dont expect in Germany. therefore, it has attracted paiinters, especially from the Romantic period. There is a trail called Painters trail. If you are not an experienced hiker, I guarantee you will be swearing...More

Thank Christine_sing
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We loved this park and the cool little hiking trail was mostly paved making it easier for our younger kids to negotiate. We've been back twice and we enjoy it every time.

Thank Dustin R
Reviewed 12 December 2016

You need a car to get here. We came with local friends. In the winter it is not crowded. Everything was open and accessible. The bastil built over 100years ago is a fun hike/walk on a well maintained trail with an interconnected section of bridges,...More

Thank jay042
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We spent 2 days here, once in June and again took our grown children there in Sept 2015. It's an amazing place. The path up to the top is gentle and well maintained and the views from the top are breathtaking. Note we were there...More

Thank cmbreuer2016
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great outdoor activity. There are several trails to hike. I recommend a walk to the bridge. Optionally you can follow the trail down to the river. The stairs and walkways are easy to walk on with railings.

Thank Terry T
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Huthaifa J
22 April 2017|
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Response from Furious298484 |
The Park itself is free of charge. There is a view point with the best view on Bastei Bridge. If you wanna go there you have to pay 2 euro.
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21 December 2016|
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Response from MoxaBear | Reviewed this property |
I was there in October this year and it was cold even then, because ur in the midst of trees, rocks and nature. I suggest you be prepared for the coldest you can - with winter hiking gear like down jackets, etc.
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