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  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Nov 6, 2017
“Take a trip with a old steam train”
Jan 1, 2017
“Excellent steam railway”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Bahnhofstr. 41, 02763 Zittau, Saxony, Germany
+49 3583 540540
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

If you want to visit the old town Oybin and the great old catle ruins, than take that tour with the old steamtrain from Zittau too Oybin.. it takes about 45 minutes, and if the weather is fin, you can site outside and enjoy the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I have visited this railway three times, at different times of the year. In my opinion it is the second best steam narrow gauge railway in Germany (after the Harz network, which is superb). On this occasion we visited by taking the train from Dresden...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Found this place by accident during a day of driving around due to miserable day. Steam trains run during the high season with 3 spurs taking you to different parts within the area. Great fun to watch with a pub opposite. No fascilities though.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank NewForest-Truffles
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The Zittauer Schmalspurbahn is a beautifully preserved steam railway. There are a couple of routes to take on it. We got to Zittau station from Dresden, it was just over an hour's journey on the train. We took the route from Zittau to Oybin and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank emuslushy
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

The Zittauer Schmalspurbahn is a great little narrow gauge railway and unique in that it operates steam trains on a daily basis. Located about 45min from the beautiful historic city of Görlitz, Zittau is the starting point of the line. From here trains battle uphill...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank JuLiMiK
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We [myself & husband as well as my brother with his partner & their 5 months old] used the train from Zittau to Kurort Oybin and had a lovely half day out. The journey itself takes around 45 minutes and it's certainly something different to...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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