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A spectacular lookout point providing breathtaking views of the Elbe River and the surrounding countryside.
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Bastei 12, 01847 Lohmen, Saxony, Germany
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+49 3501 470147
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful drive and a visit to bastei bridge. It was so picturesque and very beautiful in the sunshine. Highly recommend visiting this place is your on a day trip.

Thank brian181112
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bridge itself is really large. Great place for pictures and scenic views. Saw several mountain climbers in the distance.

Thank p00chez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice! Recommend good shoes and some coines. Amazing sand formations from the Creation Period. Wrote my review under Bastei Bridge- sorry.

Thank Northmans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very, very, very nice sightseeing with everything well organised, parking, bus, restaurants, everything. we very liked it here and the views are more then awesome. we will come here again...

Thank astras30
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well if you are an explorer and want to experience something different, then this is a must visit place. Its for nature lovers and hikers etc. The views are spectacular (one you reach the top). There is a minimal price to enter, car park is...More

Thank PushExplore
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A mind-blowing place to be! Probably, would be more interesting for hiking lovers! There is bridge called Basteibrücke!

Thank M09_S11_M18
Reviewed 18 August 2018

The day was very hot and sticky, the walk to the Bastei from our hotel in Rathen was up a lot of steps, so we decided against it. After speaking to one of the receptionist back at the hotel we found out about a Taxi...More

Thank Lesley E
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We had trouble working out how to get there (no English signs/ hopeless maps) so here it is: There are 2 access points. 1. WALK UP: Bastei is on the north side of the river. You can walk up from Rathen BUT you have to...More

2  Thank Ozi-gal
Reviewed 17 August 2018

The Bastei is a sandstone rock formation that towers over the Elbe River in the Saxon Swiss National Park. Rising to more than 600 feet above the river valley, the jagged rocks once served as the location of Neurathan Castle (first mentioned in 1755) now...More

3  Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The place has a lot of tourist because gorgeous views and multiple shapes pancakes of rich. There several steel bridges to allow getting through the formations. We took the option paid path through the rocks. It is worth the cost as you get a completely...More

1  Thank Mark J
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Madel C
11 August 2018|
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Response from retireeVancouver | Reviewed this property |
On our visit with a tour company, we had many elderly folk who did the slight upgrade walk from the parking lot to the hotel - about 8 minutes. The hotel does have a terrace from which to view the Elbe river and the valley... More
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Mark C
20 July 2017|
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Response from Vanessa F | Reviewed this property |
There is a multi sign post that if you follow it, you will be on the right track. Essentially you head towards the "back" of town, away from the river on the main road and the entry point is off to the left across from some... More
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