Saxon Switzerland

Holiday in the National Park of Saxon Switzerland / Elbe sandstone mountains Saxon Switzerland, also known as the Elbe sandstone mountains, lies 40 km east of Dresden and has the status of a National Park since the early 90’s. The cities of bad Schandau and Konigstein in the Elbe river basin form the tourist center of the region. Bad Schandau has a long tradition as a spa town for Kneipp treatments. Kirnitzschtal – and Hawk stone clinic, there are two modern rehabilitation clinics. A special experience is the visit of Tuscany Spa, a wellness temple with saltwater pool and extensive sauna landscape. Before the guest climbs the bizarre rock formations, like bastion, Lilienstein, the schrammsteine, what is possible also in winter rest, the car park can be visited. The native plants and wildlife is vividly demonstrated also for children. For culturally interested visitors of the Saxon Switzerland make a balance to the hiking near cities such as Prague and Dresden, as well as attractions such as the fortress of Konigstein. Active holidaymakers will explore the Elbradweg or book one which many end offer canoe trips on the river Elbe. Enjoy a winter holiday in the Saxon Switzerland Uwe Winkler tourism Elbe sandstone Mountains Association Central tourist information station str.1 01824 Konigstein