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Kanapee - Blick auf die Elbe

Kanapee - Blick auf die Elbe

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  • Sebastian Kowalke

    A piece above the Basteibrücke there is this great vantage point on the Elbe and mountains. Directly at your feet you can see the famous sandstone cliffs and on the horizon rise the table mountains south of the Elbe.

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    • November 21, 2017

  • J&J S3ID3L

    Many high-heeled tourists do not come down here, and so it's basically the better bastion view. The bastion can then be left out during the day and circulated on the Rahmhanke.
    It is especially nice on the view at night: the ferry leaves until after 1 clock (inquire! - season dependent), you walked up in less than 30min and has a great view of Rathen. In the rock niche with a bench you can cuddle up to your loved ones and roast your dinner on the gas stove, or make a mulled wine.
    At night you can still walk the few steps to the Bastei Bridge, then there is none ... best in fog, then it drives the swaths spectacular under and over the bridge.

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    • January 4, 2019

  • JR56

    The view from the 'sofa' must have been used before 1800 and was also a popular location for the painters of Saxon Switzerland. The view is similar to the view from the Rosenbettfels.wanderpfade.de/?wp=2614

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    • August 26, 2020

  • . 🤸‍♀️ ŕ𝓸м𝐲 🤸‍♀️ .

    Wonderful view, not too crowded between October and April.

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    • October 5, 2020

  • Stanley01705

    Tip: also visit the Saxon Switzerland from autumn, because the view through missing leaves is even more beautiful.

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    • October 22, 2017

  • Martl

    Here is a very nice view of the Lilienstein and the opposite bank of the Elbe. The view is hardly inferior to the famous Bastei view.

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    • August 15, 2021

  • Denis M.

    Magnificent view of the Elbe, Lilienstein, Königstein Fortress.

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    • April 12, 2022

  • Andreas Platzl

    Bastei and Schwedenlöcher are the absolute highlights of Saxon Switzerland. Other sights quickly fall into oblivion. The over 1,000km long Elbe is but worth seeing. From up here you can do that especially well!

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    • January 5, 2017

  • Heike

    We were in November and had great weather and a great foliage color ... and there were only a few people a week

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    • November 6, 2018

  • DianaS Tr

    What a nice spot NAtur

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    • March 6, 2019

  • Otten ohne 🔋

    Breathtaking view of the Elbe

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    • May 6, 2019

  • 🇪🇺Raubach🇺🇦

    A very beautiful place, if not the most beautiful in Saxony 😊

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    • June 24, 2021

  • Holzrollerjoe

    ev. For sunrise photography in the direction of Lilienstein

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    • December 18, 2018

  • JR on Tour

    A short distance to the bastion you have a perfect view of the Elbe in both directions.

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    • June 28, 2019

  • Matze

    It is also interesting to watch the climbers, or to climb yourself ..
    We used to do that more often, but not necessarily in the overcrowded tourist areas, but rather in the Schrammstones or Bielatal.

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    • March 11, 2020

  • 🇺🇦Uwe 🏃‍♂️1098🏍

    Insanely beautiful views of the Elbe and the Elbe Sandstone Mountains.

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    • September 28, 2020

  • Wanderklaus

    On the way on the Malerweg.

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    • May 29, 2018

  • Dolle

    Beautiful view over the Elbschleife near Rathen.

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    • October 20, 2019

  • 🇪🇺Raubach🇺🇦

    Breathtaking view of the Elbe and the surrounding area 😊

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    • June 24, 2021

  • Markus

    Beautiful view! Who wants to admire the bridge in the whole, should pay the 2 Euro entrance to come to the Basteigelände. From there you can photograph the bridge super. Unfortunately on the holiday too many people there, preferably visit during the week.

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    • April 25, 2019

  • André

    Not secured (be careful)

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    • May 6, 2019

  • Jenny_geht_wandern

    Bastei bridge can be visited free of charge. There is a paid car park above the bastion and below the bastion which is 3000m away.

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    • September 22, 2020

  • Kati ☀️🧘🏼‍♀️🍀

    At Kanapee, a rocky outcrop overlooking the valley to the south of the castle with a good view of the Elbe Valley and Bastei, there was another post office in the Felsenburg.

    At the Tiedgeaussicht / -stein is the entrance to the Rahmhanke. Inscription on the rock: TO REMEMBER TIEDGE, the singer of Urania. More info here:
    de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christoph_August_Tiedge and de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiedgestein

    Otherwise, a magnificent viewpoint overlooking the Elbe, to Rathen, on the King stone ....

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    • December 6, 2019

  • . 🤸‍♀️ ŕ𝓸м𝐲 🤸‍♀️ .

    Wonderful view of the surrounding rock formations and the Elbe.

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    • September 1, 2020

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