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Basteigebiet, Bad Schandau

Categories: Lookouts, Tourist Spots
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4.8/5 based on 500 reviews on the web
Get views of a towering rock formation, or enjoy hiking and food at . Walk across the bridge to the formation, or snap some photos of the bridge itself from a lookout point. Take one of the many well-marked, hiking paths, or rent a paddleboat at the bottom of the trails so you can get closer to the lakes, waterfalls, and looming rocks. The panorama restaurant and food kiosks at the top are a great place to grab a meal with a view. A visit to Basteigebiet represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Bad Schandau trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Geemaakt a nice hiking trip through the beautiful Saxonia, highlighted by the Bastei hotel with a magnificent view on the surrounding area and the Elbe you can also sit and have lunch
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  • Prior to arrival there knew nothing about either the Saxon Switzerland, nor Bastae. Just from Prague offered an excursion and I agreed. Very nice and very unusual! Bridge of the 19th century, was originally a wooden, a quarter of a century later, the tree was replaced by sandstone. With a height of open views of fanciful mountains, picturesque surroundings, Elba! It is a pity that the time was restricted and could go down to the River to cross by ferry across the Elbe River in the resort town of Rathen. In clear weather you can see the fortress of Königstein.
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  • You can endlessly marvel at nature's delights. And this place does not leave indifferent. Majestic cliffs, lost in the foliage, offer breathtaking views of the beautiful Elbe River, flowing far below. She seems to be very little from such a height. Mercantile: souvenirs near the entrance to the reserve is more expensive than the 1.5 -2 euros. Exactly the same trinkets you can buy around parking lots. Ibid. and you can eat and what there smells ...
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  • Perfect place with incredible views. Part of the so called "Sachsen Switzerland" - huge nature park in Saxony (Germany) and Bohemia (Czech Republic). You can leave car at the parking (3€ for a passenger car), about 3 km from the Bastei and walk or use shuttle bus (1,5€). There is no possibility to leave car near the Bastei (if only you are client of the hotel Berghotel Bastei). You can find the parking, just following the brown signs "Bastei" from Pirna city.
  • If you are in Dresden and are looking for a hiking day-out, this place is recommended. Travel to Kurort Rathen stop from Dresden using S1 and there are ferries that'll take you to the other side of the bank. It's a great climb up to the top and the view from there is fantastic. There are different routes to take and check out beforehand those routes at the Kurort Rathen ferry station where they are rated based on difficulty of the climb.
  • Very nice place to relax and enjoy a walk in the park. Nice scenery and amazing views.
  • Amazing place. It can't be easily described by any words or pictures. You have to get there and see it in person and you will know what I mean. You can easily get there by train. Just to find the station "Kurort Rathen", and follow the sign or other people's step, and you will find the beautiful scene soon.
  • Very nice place! You can enjoy all the day walking in the park.
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