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All reviews czech republic sandstone mountains the river bastei bridge national park breathtaking views saxon switzerland great place to hike several days well worth the effort paths formations rocks nature elbe german area
While there are not a ton of good hikes in this part of the country, this is the best in my opinion. It’s well worth the effort and while the views are breathtaking the deep gully hike with the highlight for us. Stunningly beautiful examples...More
This experience of that type mountain and nature setting was definitely unique in all my extensive world travels, where a river meets a low mountainous range with beautiful features of prehistoric carvings made by nature, the weather and the Elbe river. German minds and man...More
We spent a week in Bad Schandau surrounded by these mountains. The mountains are amazing to look at, lovely for moderate walkers and apparently have no shortage of challenging hikes and rock and ice climbing.
Well worth visiting.
The Elbe Sandstone Mountains are stunning. Love the Elbe river flowing, lush green meadows, tall mountains and blue skies. On a gorgeous Sunny Day, this place really looks amazing. The mountains are somewhat similar to the ones you will see in Zhangjiajie, China.. if you...More
Sandstone meets granite in an area where the European ice-sheet melted to cause erosive features of magnificence and grandeur. Much of the walking, which is clearly way-marked, is on forested paths which are well-maintained. Climbs to the high points (steins) are never more than 800...More
Located in the Saxon Switzerland National Park along the banks of the Elbe River and easily accessed from the spa town of Bad Schandau, the Sandstone mountains rise to over 600 feet above the river valley. The jagged rocks worn away over the millennia have...More
A great place to hike and view some awesome rock formations. There are plenty of opportunities for photography. At the peak, there's a restaurant set into the formation. You can hike at your own pace and the peak has many formations to appreciate.