Blick auf die Elbe

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Recommended by 845 out of 883 hikers

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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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    • 11/21/2017

  • 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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    • 01/05/2017

  • Stanley01705

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

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    • 10/22/2017

  • Ronny

    Breathtaking view of the Elbe

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    • 05/06/2019

  • 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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    • 11/06/2018

  • Wanderklaus

    On the way on the Malerweg.

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    • 05/29/2018

  • Holzrollerjoe

    ev. For sunrise photography in the direction of Lilienstein

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    • 12/18/2018

  • 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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    • 01/04/2019

  • 🦉 Diana

    What a nice spot NAtur

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    • 03/06/2019

  • Ludger

    Off season also quieter.

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    • 12/24/2018

  • Simon

    A nice area and if you are in the vicinity is worth a visit. But also very well visited during the main times.

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    • 03/26/2019

  • 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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    • 04/25/2019

  • André

    Not secured (be careful)

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    • 05/06/2019

  • JR on Tour

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

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    • 06/28/2019

  • Sascha

    After you have pushed over the bastion, you have a good view of the Elbe Valley from the lead.

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    • 08/10/2019

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Location: Kurort Rathen, Saxon Switzerland, Saxon Switzerland-East Ore Mountains, Saxony, Germany

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