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Address: Saxon Switzerland National Park, 01847 Bad Schandau, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: +49 3501 470147
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A spectacular lookout point providing breathtaking views of the Elbe River...

A spectacular lookout point providing breathtaking views of the Elbe River and the surrounding countryside.

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Accessible, friendly, fantastic food and awe-inspiring views. Good for hiking, climbing and scenic walks

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 July 2016
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Renfrew, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Accessible, friendly, fantastic food and awe-inspiring views. Good for hiking, climbing and scenic walks

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

For our family it was one of the most impressive places in Saxon Switzerland national park. It is easy to reach - spacious paid parking is only 400m away (at 50°57'58"N 14° 3'57"E). The views are spectacular. There are several paths to explore. You need tickets to enter remains of medieval village (2€ for adult, 1€ for children, 5€ for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Bastei Bridge in Saxony is a place that I have always wanted to visit and this year I got the opportunity to do so. My wife and I spent 4 nights in the local area and on one day we walked from Stadt Wehlen along the Elbe to Rathen and then up to the Bastei Bridge. The bridge is very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

What a natural beauty, a stunning landscape ! this place alone it is worth a journey.All the area is fantastic with great views over the river Elbe and hundreds of trails .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

We been on Bastei Bridge in January 2016, everything was full of snow, almost without people .. The place is very beautiful! In the town (Rathen) everything was closed (rests, coffe etc)

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Tadworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

We walked right to the top look out and the views were amazing. The height above the river made it more breath taking.

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

if you are visiting Dresden for just a short time, you may have to pick which attractions to visit, and which ones to skip. Definitely pick this one , and skip something else. The views are amazing. Great photo opportunities. Unfortunately we visited during a lightning storm. Somehow it didn´t sound like a good idea to stand on the top... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This was a very cool area. We took the train from Dresden and then a ferry to the town and nature preserve. Did a very nice hike to a waterfall and through interesting rock formations, and ended our hike at the bridge overlooking the valley. It was a very fun, beautiful, nice nature day. The only annoying part is that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

When in Dresden - this beautiful area is only 30 minutes drive away - and it is like a different world - the formation of the rocks - the whole "Naturpark" is like a different world - just enjoy this miracle of nature - amazing views of the river Elbe - so small compared to what it develops into when... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Have you ever been overwhelmed by the beauty of nature? Well this place is worth visiting. Mysterious rock formation high up overlooking the Elbe (river) combined with the ingeniosity of man created this fortress that stands strong for hundreds of years. You feel like you Are on top of the world.

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