If you could visit just one Sight, this the one you have to see. I'm still amazed how the germans could build a "walkable" path with stairs in the middle of stone and forest without disturbing the nature. We did this walk with our 8...More
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Bastei is a huge natural stone formation high above the river Elbe, in earlier history a place for artist to create paintings and for exotic visits, today a mass tourism site. But it must be seen, though one must admit that choosing an off season...More
If heights bother you, you might want to skip this attraction. It is, however, amazing here. These sandstone rock formations exceed 1000 feet. There is a lot of walking and a lot of steps. Walking across the Bastei bridge is a fun experience. This bridge...More
A group of us went there by private coach and started a hike from there. Amazing views, not to be missed if you are in the area.
I took the train from Dresden to Rathen, then the ferry to cross the river and walked all the way up (30 min), there's some viewpoints in the middle of the walk. In the top there's a small bar, a nice restaurant and WC's, shops......More
I took the ferry from Bad Schandau to Rathen and hiked via mostly a long stair way to Bastei. Much of the passage was through the woods and mountains, very well preserved and safe. It took me about 25 min to reach the summit but...More
Watching a stone bridge on the top of a cliff is something you don't get to see every day. This beautiful place can be accessed comfortably by car and a bus or by a challenging walk up. Either way, the reward is just amazing.
We visited Bastei Bridge by car. The brown road signs "Bastei" lead to the site from all directions. We parked a car at the lowest parking - park & ride - marked P+R. Cost €3.00 (for 3 hours) paid at one of many automats around...More