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Gorges around the Elbe

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Gorges are incredibly beautiful places, and you’ve got 5 to choose from around the Elbe. Just browse our list of the best gorges below and see photos, tips and extra info to help you visit one of these beautiful places on your next adventure around the Elbe.

The top 5 gorges around the Elbe

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    Schwedenlöcher

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    The Schwedenlöcher are a particularly exciting section and my personal highlight in Saxon Switzerland. This section got its name in the Thirty Years War when farmers from the village of …

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    2

    Heringshöhle

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    If you want to experience a little adventure, you can crawl through the herring cave here. It is really pitch dark in the cave, a flashlight is an advantage. If …

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    Tobias
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    3

    Dorfbachklamm

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    Where the village stream drops steeply into Kirnitzschtal, you can walk on metal steps along its course. Again, there are imposing sandstone rocks and greenery.

    The path is part of …

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    Stephanie
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    4

    Schussfahrt durch die Sandsteinschluchten

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    Beautiful path from Stadt-Wehlen towards the Bastei.

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    Wrombers
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    Dürre Kamnitzklamm

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    Here you will find beautiful wild nature.

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