Saxon Switzerland National Park, Saxony

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#2 of 30 in Parks in Saxony
Saxony's only national park and the only rock national park in Germany,Saxon Switzerland National Park offers an abundance of recreational activities and beautiful landscapes. Covering an area of 93.5 sq km (36.1 sq mi) on the border of the Czech Republic, the park is an intensely fissured landscape of rocky canyons. If you enjoy rock climbing, you can choose from more than 700 summits and approximately 12,600 possible climbing routes. If you prefer to stay on solid ground, try the 400 km (250 mi) of hiking paths and 49.9 km (31 mi) of biking paths. One of the park's most popular destinations, the Bastei rock formation and bridge offer sprawling views of the area. A visit to Saxon Switzerland National Park represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Bad Schandau trip tool to plot your vacation.
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  • We decided to have one day of non-site-seeing and did a hike instead when we found out about this delightful national park. It's a little off the beaten path, but like most of Europe, that's where you...  more »
  • Magic and beautiful landscape, a lot of posibilities for trekking during weekend or holiday relax with family or friends.  more »
  • Currently backpacking around Europe with my boyfriend and my seven year old daughter. We visited here a few weeks ago and we were not disappointed! As soon as you get on the ferry to take you across t...  more »
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  • Wonderful nature and attractive routes for hiking. One can always find the local restaurant in the village somewhere in between to have nice food, view and interaction with friendly people - hosts and visitors
  • Definitely worth a trip for a day or two. Very scenic!
  • Amazing experience of hiking! Majestic view here and there! It's a WOW!!!!! Only missing toilets! ;)
  • Splendid... Best for camping 🏕
  • Highly recommended for any tourist with small hiking ambition from May to September

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