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We arrived at the park by motor coach from our ship that was docked along the Elbe. It was only a short walk from the parking lot to the entrance to the park. Along the way is the welcome sign for the National Park (Sachsische...More
Superb scenery and views of Swiss Saxony. The fall colours are also truly awesome. A really nice walk in beautiful sunshine, and to see the Bastei Bridge built so long ago on the rock formations is inspiring. Well worth the visit and the numerous steps!
What an amazing site! Definitely go early. By 10am the first tour busses arrived and it got crowded fast.
-search “PARKING BASTEI BRIDGE” for the closest parking lot. It cost 3€ for a short visit. Pay at the kiosk near the entrance before you depart....More
It was packed with tours as we predicted but we still thoroughly enjoyed it. It does require being able to do lots of stairs but so worth it. The views of it and of the Elbe River were amazing. We paid the extra 2 euros...More
I have to say, lots of tourists here. More popular then I thought, our family likes to get outside of towns and see the trees, you will definitely be able to do that here. In fact you can see the Fortress Konigstein across from the...More
This is an amazing detour just on the outskirts of Dresden. I took the S-Bahn from Dresden to Kurort Rathen and then made my way to Bastei Bridge. The trek up takes around 40-60 minutes and on the way there are lots of places to...More
If you are traveling from Dresden to Prague make a short stop at so called Saxony/Czech Switzerland and have a nice walk to Bastei bridge.Stunning nature and views will surprise you.If you want more hiking you can pay extra entrance and discover more.
First perfect feature - it is completely free to visit the entire place - you may only pay a small money to park your car and / or take the public bus taking you to Bastei. Second perfect feature - it is not yet crowded...More
Response from M09_S11_M18 | Reviewed this property |
I think hiking from Bad Schandau train station to Bastei is possible. I have seen many people were doing so, though, I took public transport. Just keep it in mind it might take longer than your exception due to the selection... More
I think hiking from Bad Schandau train station to Bastei is possible. I have seen many people were doing so, though, I took public transport. Just keep it in mind it might take longer than your exception due to the selection of track.
Response from Tblimunda | Reviewed this property |
I took the shuttle from the parking and was lucky as just waited around 5 minutes (same when returning). I think it runs every 30m but i heard that on high season there may be more shuttles. I think you can see predefined... More
I took the shuttle from the parking and was lucky as just waited around 5 minutes (same when returning). I think it runs every 30m but i heard that on high season there may be more shuttles. I think you can see predefined schedule on ovps de (then verkehrsmittel, bus, bastei-linie, 4206)