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Address: Saxon Switzerland National Park (Sachsische Schweiz National Park) | An der Elbe 4, D-01814 Bad Schandau, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 035022-90060
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Stunning views, safe to hike

Great place to hike, well marked trails, safe and with absolutely stunning views of the river Elbe and the mountains. I have been hiking these mountains for many years during my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Boca Raton, Florida
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to hike, well marked trails, safe and with absolutely stunning views of the river Elbe and the mountains. I have been hiking these mountains for many years during my annual trips to Czech Republic. I took a train from Usti nad Labem (originating in Prague) to Bad Shandau then hopped on the local train to Kurort Rhaten. A... More 

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Manchester, UK
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84 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Better than I expected after a long journey there from Poznan :-) wow - breathtaking views and scery. We weren't disappointed.

Thank pudddddin
Accrington, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

The national park is very exciting There are so may natural things to see here. Arches ,stacks, the Basti bridge, the river Elbe. Walks are well signposted and the views are amazing.

Thank cduckworth
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

This is a fabulous area for anyone interested in walking either day walks or the long distance Malerweg Trail. I would suggest buying a map as the options are all there if you chose to plan them.

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Perth, Australia
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77 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

The sandstone formations are truly spectacular and are worth a day trip from Dresden, an overnight trip or if you are as lucky as we were then walk the Malerweg and stay 3-4 nights in the area hiking up, down and through the sandstone mountains, cliffs and crevices. Truly a magical hike and worth the time. The train trip from... More 

Thank michelle_martion
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88 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Wonderful iconic landscape and views just outside Dresden. A super daytrip, or stay at the Berghotel onsite.

Thank LindaFraubie
Hayle, United Kingdom
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900 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 447 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Snow. We were out and about when the weather closed us down so our views of this unusual rock formation was somewhat curtailed. Then we sought lunch in a resteraunt and found we had secured a fantastic winter view of these stone formations.....would love to visit again in summer.

Thank RoyL65
County Durham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Breath taking scenary, beautiful walks and plenty of great climbing for all levels. Make sure you see the Bastei Bridge just outside of Hohnstein and also Bad Schandau is a beautiful town on the riverside

Thank MackemPaul
Hildesheim, Germany
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

A large amount of bizzare sandy rocks which in former times just were the ground of the sea. Unbelievable even when you directly look at it. Don't miss Schrammsteinsteig!

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109 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This is a spectacular place to visit, with strange rock formations, wonderful views of the countryside and river below.

Thank EzzyA

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