The Uttewalder Grund is one of the "old-famous" and most beautiful canyons in Saxon Switzerland.
Coming from Dresden via Lohmen, the so-called Malerstraße led the sensitive Wanderer through the then still wild and lonely ground, starting in the Romantic era.
The Uttewalder Felsentor once represented one of the most famous tourist sights in Saxon Switzerland. The gate is formed by three fallen rocks, which are stuck in the steep walls of the here man-sized canyon.
June 18, 2016
Some fallen rocks clung to a particularly narrow spot on the Uttewalder Grund. The resulting rock gate can be easily walked through.
The Uttewalder Felsentor was already a popular destination in the Romantic era. The motif can be found on many paintings and drawings by the artists of that time. It was also mentioned by writers.
April 23, 2017
The Uttewalder Grund is easy to walk on. As an entry I like to choose the small town Lohmen. There you can get from Pirna well by bus and by train Pirna-Sebnitz (in September 2019: rail replacement transport). On the way you can branch off to Rathewalde, to Wehlen or over the Zscherregrund to the bastion.
September 18, 2019
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