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| National Park Sachsische Schweiz, 01824 Rathen, Saxony, Germany
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Impressive but tough!

We combined this with a hike from the Bastei, via Rathen, Amselgrund, Amsel waterfall and back to... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2017
Bizzy6
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Sächsische Schweiz

I could see unique rock mountain in Bastei It's stunning view after Nice hiking course under the... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2017
Scinaco S
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“steel” (2 reviews)
“waterfall” (2 reviews)
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| National Park Sachsische Schweiz, 01824 Rathen, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed November 3, 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 May 30, 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

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Reviewed May 19, 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 October 31, 2016 via mobile

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

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Reviewed April 26, 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

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Reviewed March 18, 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

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Reviewed August 28, 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

Thank Luuk M
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