" Kurort Rathen - Vordere Sächsische Schweiz " Kurort Rathen by german_eagle
Kurort Rathen Travel Guide: 32 reviews and 172 photos
Kurort Rathen is located to both sides of the Elbe southeast of Dresden. It is surrounded by beautiful landscape, a region called "Saxon Switzerland".
The small village is a very popular base for tourists, especially for hikers and climbers in Frontier Saxon Switzerland. Some of the most famous places of Saxon Switzerland are to find nearby - see my Must see activity tips.
The surrounding sandstone rocks offer fantastic views across the valley with the Elbe river winding through and the flat-top mountains towering the plains.
Like all beautiful and easy accessible places Rathen is sometimes crowded. But all you have to do is to do some steps away from the busy main street and the major hiking paths - and you will find unspoiled landscape.
Don't forget that most of the surrounding is National Park. Special rules protect vegetation and animals.
Gamrig is a small sandstone formation that you can hardly call a "mountain." The highest point has an elevation of only... more travel advice
I use(d) to avoid having a meal in Rathen since it is very touristy and I always thought it's overpriced. I especially... more travel advice
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