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Bad Schandau: 1.5-Hour Saxon Switzerland Paddle Steamer Tour

1. Bad Schandau: 1.5-Hour Saxon Switzerland Paddle Steamer Tour

From April to the beginning of November, this 1.5-hour boat trip departs Bad Schandau every Friday and Saturday (May to October) and takes you on a journey along the rock formations of the Saxon Switzerland National Park. Depending on the water level, you can admire the Schrammsteine (a long, strung-out, very jagged group of rocks in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains) and the legendary Sieben Brüder houses in Postelwitz. Alternatively, the paddle steamer travels to Königstein. From the boat, you can see the striking shape of the fortress and Lilienstein on the right-hand side.

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Bad Schandau: Scavenger Hunt through Saxon Switzerland

2. Bad Schandau: Scavenger Hunt through Saxon Switzerland

Discover the beautiful town of Bad Schandau in Saxon Switzerland on this exciting scavenger hunt. Ride the historic Kirnitzschtalbahn to the Lichtenhainer Wasserfall for a truly impressive experience. Begin your tour at the National Park train station in Bad Schandau, where you can take the ferry to the city center. After a tour of the village, take the historic passenger elevator up to the Osterrauer Scheibe. Then, travel through the park to the Kirnitzschtalbahn and, if you still have time, up to the Felsentor Kuhstall. Feel free to stop for breaks or refreshments at any time at any of the cafes or restaurants along the route. Your scavenger hunt is individually designed and time-divisible.

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What people are saying about Bad Schandau

The scavenger hunt in Bad Schnadau is easy to manage and very informative, in isolated places you also have the opportunity to come into contact with the residents of Bad Schandau. Here you can learn a lot more about the region, which is unfortunately very much at risk of flooding. Unfortunately, due to the current flood of the Kirnitzsch (or for other reasons), there was no (longer) a sign about the raftsman's path. Here the envelope with the green cross helped us and we were able to successfully complete the hunt. However, due to the many photo opportunities on the way, we needed significantly more than the specified 3-4 hours. But it was definitely worth it!