1. Germany
  2. Saxony
  3. Bad Schandau
  4. Königstein Fortress

Bad Schandau: 1.5-Hour River Cruise to Königstein Fortress

Product ID: 365850
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Take a cruise down the River Elbe and discover the real Saxon Switzerland. View Königstein Fortress from the water and admire the rock formations and natural scenery along the way.
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Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Duration: 1.5 hours
Starting time 2:00 PM
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English, German
Wheelchair accessible

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  • See Saxon Switzerland on a 1.5-hour river cruise
  • Admire the Königstein Fortress high above the river Elbe
  • Explore the scenery onboard a historic paddle steamer
Full description
Experience the scenic beauty of Saxon Switzerland on a short river tour. Start in Bad Schandau and cruise down the river through the Saxon Switzerland National Park, admiring the beautiful natural scenery and unique sandstone cliffs along the way. 

Reach the mighty Königstein Fortress on a table rock high above the Elbe river and the Lilienstein rock on the opposite side. One of the largest hilltop fortifications in Europe, some of the buildings in the complex are over 400 years old. After a quick stop below the fortress, return to the boat for the upstream journey back to Bad Schandau.
  • 1.5-hour boat tour
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off

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Meeting point

Voucher must be exchanged for a valid ticket at the ticket shop up to 20 minutes before departure. Please come to the Saxon Steamship Service Station, An der Elbe, 01814.

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What to bring
  • Disability card
Not allowed
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Your GetYourGuide voucher must be exchanged for a valid ticket at the ticket shop on the pier
• Collect tickets up to 20 minutes before departure
• A student card or disabled ID card must be presented, if applicable
• In case of extremely high or low water levels, the schedule, itinerary, or direction of the tour may change or certain trips may be canceled

From US$ 22.10 per person

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Product ID: 365850