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Saxon Switzerland National Park, Saxony

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National Park
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. Arrange your visit to Saxon Switzerland National Park and discover more family-friendly attractions in Hinterhermsdorf using our Hinterhermsdorf vacation generator.
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  • For a short trip, we were in the Saxon Switzerland. Because we are not just the hiking experts, we have chosen us to "To test" the schrammsteine. The way of the Mittelndorfer mill then was really great... Beautiful forests, little or even no people, tranquility and nature. But the ascent to the Schramm stones really was an adventure! Who is not good to walk, has lost here! Steep ascents, with bars in rocks, ladders and narrow rock... everything was there! And the prospect of top paid all efforts made! We were really done in by the National Park, and would definitely always come back. And the hiking we have learned also love thanks to that :)
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  • We loved this park and the cool little hiking trail was mostly paved making it easier for our younger kids to negotiate. We've been back twice and we enjoy it every time.  more »
  • A journey in the Saxon Switzerland is always an experience. His visit the bastion, Fortress Königstein, walks through the Woods, climb mountains or a trip on the Elbe with the steamer. Every season has something to offer the Saxon Switzerland. We are gladly there and can recommend anyone to visit them.
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  • Very accessible and well preserved nature paradise (national park) close to the Czech border (on both sides, actually) with small mountain formations up to 500 meters and extremely well organised pathway system as well as routes for all types of outdoor lovers, from simple hikers to dedicated climbers of all ages. To put on a lifetime bucket-list.
  • Mountains. Trees. Waterfalls. Boulders. Quaint towns. An old trolley. Bring your family. Be happy.
  • Amazing terrain, nothing to steep. Beautiful views everywhere and pubs at the end of many trails. Even while raining it was gorgeous, you can imagine some parts being deep underwater millions of years ago.
  • Amazing trails, of different difficulties (ranging from easy to very hard) and views that can't be missed. Really enjoyed the "malerweg", and the rustic cafes/ice-cream stops you find off the trail.
  • Great National Park for full day hikes. You can easily travel there by train. Don't miss it when you're in Saxony!