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Looking to visit a cave around Bad Schandau on your next adventure? To help you better plan your next outdoor experience, we’ve collected Bad Schandau’s 15 best caves for you. Based on the experiences of other users, each is a recommendation you know you can trust — so you can better plan your next adventure.

The top 15 caves around Bad Schandau

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    Idagrotte

    Hiking Highlight

    Magnificent view! The last stretch of road to the Idagrotte is exposed and moderately secured. Therefore only for people who are sure-footed and are not afraid of heights - after …

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    Rob Ert
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    Gautschgrotte

    Hiking Highlight

    As in some places in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains, the rock formation also arouses awe here. In addition to the size of this cave you act as a human being in the face of nature.

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    Steve
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    Lichterhöhle

    Hiking Highlight

    The light cave is a large, easily accessible layer joint cave on the south side of the Kleinhennersdorfer stone. It got its name because of the candles put up at mountaineering celebrations.

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    Hampelhöhle

    Hiking Highlight

    Two of the most famous collapse caves in Saxon Switzerland, the Lichterhöhle and the Hampelhöhle, are located on the south side. In 1461 the Kleinhennersdorfer Stein was first mentioned in …

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    Hickelhöhle

    Hiking Highlight

    The second largest and also one of the most famous caves in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains. The Hickel cave is a wide layered joint cave that is very typical of …

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    Carola K.
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    Diebshöhle (Grotte)

    Hiking Highlight

    Ne cool cave on the wayside and especially in icy temperatures worth a visit -> icicles spectacle probably 😁

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    Gamrighöhle

    Hiking Highlight

    There are many of these small caves in Saxon Switzerland.

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    Webergrotte

    Hiking Highlight

    Thank you that the access to the grotto can still be legally entered. :-)At the moment, however, the access is not passable (bark beetle infestation). There is an acute danger to life on the approach

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    Lars
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    Pudelsteinhöhle

    Hiking Highlight

    Is not something you have to see a side trip worth it anyway.

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    Richtergrotte

    Hiking Highlight

    In rainy weather there is a beautiful waterfall

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    Kleinsteinhöhle

    Hiking Highlight

    Little frequented but beautiful viewpoint above the Kleinstein cave.

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    Jana
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    Marienhöhle

    Hiking Highlight

    This is a really nice big clean cave

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    Konrad
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    Schwedenhöhle Gohrisch

    Mountaineering Highlight

    A 15m long but very narrow, column-like cleft. The gap is up to 4m high, but in the middle a few crash stones have wedged under which you can only …

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    Matzel
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    Goldschmidthöhle

    Mountaineering Highlight

    - classic sandstone formations
    - nice view of Pfaffendorf
    - Approach a bit difficult to find: at the upper prospect left (north) leads a narrow gap to the iron ladders with slippage, which then lead down to the cave

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    Rob Ert
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    Drachenhöhle

    Hiking Highlight

    Somewhat hidden and belonging to a former, now no longer walkable circular route is the tiny dragon cave.

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    Hentschel

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