Saxon Switzerland National Park, Saxony

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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 Hinterhermsdorf trip tool to plot your vacation.
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  • Spent the whole day in the Saxon Switzerland and Yes definitely a must if you're in the vicinity! Only to the tower and then a trail in the Valley of rathen. After a short break on the banks of the Elbe we then have visited the waterfall at the bottom of the Blackbird. Understandably the gastronomy has closed in the winter there, but it's worth the way yet. Then, we have discovered the way to Sweden holes really just by chance. Around 800 steps by jagged rocks were always worth the trouble.
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  • Wonderful to relax, hike, dream, also for holiday with dog super, Königstein fortress, bastion, only recommend stage rathen-
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  • This is THE place to visit. One of the best national parks I have been to. You may just go see the bridge or go explore one of the trails and find yourself in the middle of nowhere, uphill with the vi...  more »
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