Saxony switzerland or Sächsische schweiz is a national park in Germany. It is quite nearby to Dresden and Prague
I travelled from Dresden to the wonderful Sächsische schweiz. It is a must visit place if you enjoy nature. There are two courses that you can choose, either Bastei bridge or Kuhstall and HimmelSleiter. I found that it is impossible to cover both in a single day. I had been to Bastei. In this article I will provide you information about both the place. You choose where you want to go.
How to get to Bastei Bridge?
journey from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bastei is about an hour. Take S bahn S1(local
train) from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and get down at Pirna. From here take Bus no
237 to get down at Bastei.
and the massive sandstone mountains. There is also a path leading to Bastei
called as MalersWeg which literally translates to painter’s way or path. I
spend almost a day here, stunned by the natural beauty of this place. About a million years ago, there was a sea at
this same place, due to the water erosion this turned into a rocky sandstone
rush to capture the mighty rocks. If you are in for an adventure, I guess if
you enquire in the hotel in Dresden, you might find information on courses for armature
mountain climbers as well.
How to get to Kuhstall?
train) from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and get down at Bad Schandau. From here take Bus no
241 to Lichtenhainer Wasserfall.
Places near Sächsische schweiz
You can visit Dresden and Prague from Sächsische schweiz. Both are enchanting cities with lot of beautiful old architecture. I will be writing about them in another article.