Bad Schandau

Bad Schandau

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Recommended by 315 out of 330 cyclists


  • JR56

    In the middle of two European capitals of culture, Dresden and Prague, Bad Schandau presents itself at the confluence of the Kirnitzsch into the Elbe. The city is located in the nature reserve and borders directly on the Saxon Switzerland National Park. A day on the Elbe with the historic paddle steamer fleet, past the steep cliffs, is one of the special experiences. Bad Schandau is also an ideal starting point for a bike tour along the Elbe.The city with its approx. 3600 inhabitants offers the best conditions for a varied spa, health and vacation stay for big and small with an overnight capacity of approx. 2600 beds. If you want to learn more about the Saxon Switzerland National Park, Bad Schnadau is the place for you. The National Park House has a lot of interesting information about the Elbe Sandstone Mountains.The Kirnitzschtalbahn - an electric tram (started operating in 1898) - has been connecting Bad Schandau with the popular excursion destination of Lichtenhain Waterfall for over 100 years. The old-fashioned yellow carriages run every half hour through the romantic Kirnitzschtal.Not only the Kirnitzschtal but also many other excursion and hiking destinations are easy to reach. Both by car and public transport (bus, ship, S-Bahn) you can quickly reach Königstein, Pirna or

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    • August 18, 2020

  • 🚲Frank🏃‍♂️🌞

    nice architecture

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    • May 26, 2019

  • Olaf

    Here you can relax a little and give yourself strength to start the next stage. Maybe once again briefly "sniff" the border?

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    • June 21, 2020

  • MOF

    Pretty little town right on the banks of the Elbe.

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    • July 13, 2020

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Location: Bad Schandau, Saxon Switzerland, Saxon Switzerland-East Ore Mountains, Saxony, Germany


  • Elevation160 m

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