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Bastei

Bastei 12, 01847 Lohmen, Saxony, Germany
+49 3501 470147
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A spectacular lookout point providing breathtaking views of the Elbe River and the surrounding countryside.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Bastei 12, 01847 Lohmen, Saxony, Germany
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"rock formations"
in 18 reviews
"breathtaking views"
in 11 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 7 reviews
"stone bridge"
in 4 reviews
"day trip"
in 13 reviews
"national park"
in 12 reviews
"road signs"
in 3 reviews
"kurort rathen"
in 5 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 4 reviews
"parking place"
in 3 reviews
"saxon switzerland"
in 7 reviews
"train station"
in 8 reviews
"czech republic"
in 5 reviews
"fairy tale"
in 4 reviews
"main station"
in 4 reviews
"across the bridge"
in 3 reviews
"ticket office"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The place has a lot of tourist because gorgeous views and multiple shapes pancakes of rich. There several steel bridges to allow getting through the formations. We took the option paid path through the rocks. It is worth the cost as you get a completely...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived 0730 and then we had the bridge to ourself. The bridge and surroundings are amazing! We left about 0830 and then the tourists arrived, crowdy. Be there early! And its free to go there and always open. To visit the fort, there is...More

Thank Fredrik J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this beautiful area during a pre planned tour of Saxony. Road signing is good from Bad Schandau. Ample car parking facility close enough is discretely sheltered. It attracts large numbers of visitors including coaches and those guided groups can cause some congestion on...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had always wanted to visit the Bastei. We were staying in Dresden for a few days and had arranged a 5 hour mini bus excursion through 'Get your Guide' which took in the Bastei and Konegstein Fortress. Although our driver only spoke German we had...More

Thank Travelsrs
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely would recommend! Beautiful views and the walk up isn't too long (signs said 40 minutes, but easily done in 20-30). If you want to avoid big crowds, would recommend going in late afternoon/evening, especially in the summer when it's light!

Thank ivy l
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Easy to access if you park near the panorama hotel (about 600m fairly flat). Impressive to see what was constructed so long ago and the wonderful scenery surrounding and in the distance

Thank Iggies64
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Hard to miss and shame not to visit- Bastei is one of those places that leaves you speachless! Take your time and hike around with wonderful nature, special rocks found only inthisnregion and Bastei bridge. Fun for the whole family! One of those’must see’ places...More

Thank Flamish
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing! Spectacular view of the unique rock landscape and wildness! One cannot stop taking pictures from the bastei bridge. But be careful if you've fear of heights especially if you choose to go to the platform in front of the bridge (only thing that requires...More

Thank Tblimunda
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Our visit to the Bastei was made possible by Viking River Cruises which had docked in Bad Schandau for this bus excursion. After a 30 minute drive to this National Park, we walked in a forested area on an inclined paved path to reach the...More

Thank retireeVancouver
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

You cannot miss that point in Saxon Switzerland. For the families with smaller children I recommend to come by car from the North and park the car close to the point (300 m only). For the other tourists I recommend to take he pass from...More

Thank TomasPrague
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Madel C
11 August 2018|
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Response from retireeVancouver | Reviewed this property |
On our visit with a tour company, we had many elderly folk who did the slight upgrade walk from the parking lot to the hotel - about 8 minutes. The hotel does have a terrace from which to view the Elbe river and the valley... More
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Mark C
21 July 2017|
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Response from Vanessa F | Reviewed this property |
There is a multi sign post that if you follow it, you will be on the right track. Essentially you head towards the "back" of town, away from the river on the main road and the entry point is off to the left across from some... More
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