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Schwedenlocher

| National Park Sachsische Schweiz, 01824 Rathen, Saxony, Germany
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Fun trail

This is a fun trail that climb up (or goes down, depending on the direction) to/from bastei. We did... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Andrea M
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Hidden gem

Highly recommend that international travellers find the time it takes to drive here and spend a day... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Enid R
,
Sydney, Australia
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“steel” (2 reviews)
“waterfall” (2 reviews)
“bastei” (6 reviews)
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| National Park Sachsische Schweiz, 01824 Rathen, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

This is a fun trail that climb up (or goes down, depending on the direction) to/from bastei. We did the Schwedenlocher after Bastei, going down, and it was pleasant and intresting. I would recomand doing them as part of your Bastei hike, to make it...More

Thank Andrea M
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

Highly recommend that international travellers find the time it takes to drive here and spend a day or two just relaxing. It was three to four hours drive from Berlin, much closer to Dresden. The walks in the National Park are clearly marked and the...More

Thank Enid R
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We combined this with a hike from the Bastei, via Rathen, Amselgrund, Amsel waterfall and back to the car via the Schwedenlöcher. All in all, not a long walk(10km) but tough in terms of the ups and downs. I would recommend that the unfit try...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I could see unique rock mountain in Bastei It's stunning view after Nice hiking course under the shiny sunshine. We can choose 2 different hiking courses, one takes around 40 mins and hikes up a steep hill, and another one is gentle slope takes 1...More

Thank Scinaco S
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

Sooner or later you will be swearing, since the climb up to the bastei is... steep. Up or down, its a narrow stone labyrinth with tight corners, steel ladders and surreal stone formations. Its worth it.

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice route down respectively up the mountain. Fascinating landscape, but be aware the it might be slippery and quite exhausting.

Thank ChrisSuLu
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

I totally enjoyed this hike up the mountains. It is steep but can be done by most. My nearly 80 year old parents hiked up with us so we took our time. We also passed families with young children. The weather was perfect at 15C...More

Thank rsly
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

This was a fantastic sight to see and explore after walking along the more famous Bastei Bridge, also on the Malerweg trail. If you are using the town of Rathen as a base to explore the trail, I recommend going through the Bastei Bridge and...More

Thank InfinityZero
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Reviewed 28 August 2015

This walk up the hill (a steep one) is very impressive. The combination of colors and well shaped rocks makes it a very nice-to-walk-through scenery. One of the tips I can give is to walk from the other side of the hill up towards the...More

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