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Saxon Switzerland National Park

D-01814, Saxony, Germany
+49 35022 90060
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D-01814, Saxony, Germany
+49 35022 90060
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We decided to have one day of non-site-seeing and did a hike instead when we found out about this delightful national park. It's a little off the beaten path, but like most of Europe, that's where you find the most wonderful travel gems. This national...More

Thank Mark V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Magic and beautiful landscape, a lot of posibilities for trekking during weekend or holiday relax with family or friends.

Thank lidia7811
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Currently backpacking around Europe with my boyfriend and my seven year old daughter. We visited here a few weeks ago and we were not disappointed! As soon as you get on the ferry to take you across the water to the village, the views are...More

Thank hayleyhayley1988
Reviewed 13 July 2017 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 22 June 2017 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
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Huthaifa J
22 April 2017|
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|
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.