Elbe Sandstone Mountains, Bad Schandau

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Straddling the border of Germany and the Czech Republic, Elbe Sandstone Mountains were carved by erosion and are divided by the Elbe, which flows through them in a narrow valley. The mountains are made up of many microclimates, such as forested areas, plains, and ravines, providing astounding ecological diversity. Visit the national park and make use of the many hiking trails or cycle routes. Rock climbers are lured here by more than 700 summits. An eco-friendly streetcar limits car traffic inside the park. Use our Bad Schandau day trip tool to arrange your visit to Elbe Sandstone Mountains and other attractions in Bad Schandau.
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  • A real fairytale landscape... and unique natural spectacle! That there is something nice on our doorstep... have to experience every time!
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  • I had seen the Elbe sandstone mountains only on photos. This holiday region is relatively unknown here in the North. The trip was worth absolutely, it's a great landscape, these rock formations are really worth seeing and extraordinary. There are many hiking possibilities for people like us who are not so accustomed with the hiking. There are also historic as the fortress, as well as castles and much to discover. I will recommend it as a holiday destination.
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  • Whether in summer or in winter, always worth a visit. Many ways, something for everyone. Many prospects, some drugs accessible by car.
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  • Close to the Florence on the Elbe metropolis of Dresden. After a long time, I have longed for the bastion and the Elbe sandstone mountains. A unique landscape in Germany. So far, I knew the river Elbe in Northern Germany, and now I was here and am totally excited by this unique landscapes. One occurred this bastion of nature with human help. A rock formation overlooking the Elbe river valleys. The Rathenau station ferry translate, then a steep climb on various rock formations passing. After about 1 hour you arrive. Not far from the raffia ice is a hotel and restaurant. For those who are less fit, you can drive up to the hotel, but to the Bastei is still 10 minutes on foot. We drove from Dresden with the S-Bahn to Rathenau. Back to Dresden with the E-bike. approx. 35 km. A great destination!
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  • Very nice, but only on the Czech side, the German side is crowded and overpriced (RIP)
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  • Great routes and if you leave out the tourist office to run well
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  • A beautiful place ... the prices restaurants relatively cool. for it. take the cable car up the raw materials ...
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