1. Germany
  2. Saxony
  3. Pirna
  4. Saxon Switzerland National Park

From Pirna: Saxon Switzerland Boat Trip

Product ID: 216717
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Take a boat trip to discover Saxon Switzerland, where bizarre and impressive sandstone formations await you. Look at the romantic villages between Pirna and Bad Schandau and learn more about the unique mountains along the riverbanks.
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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German
Audio guide/headphones
English, German

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a boat trip on a traditional paddle steamer
  • Settle back and pass through the stunning landscapes
  • Take a look at Königstein Fortress, one of the largest mountain fortresses in Europe
  • Cruise alongside the beautiful riverbanks of the Elbe
  • Admire the picturesque villages
Full description
Discover the beauty of the National Park Saxon Switzerland and cruise along the Elbe on a half-day boat trip. Travel in a traditional paddle steamer, as you savor the most beautiful scenes of the Elbe Valley. 

During the tour from Pirna to Bad Schandau and back you can admire the impressive bastion rocks in the Kurort Rathen. Use your 2.5-hour stay in Bad Schandau to explore the botanical garden, stroll along the river promenade, marvel at the sendig fountain or relax at one of the small cafés.

Also, see the natural theater of Felsenbühne Rathen, often described as the most beautiful natural theater in Europe, and the 250-meter tall Fortress in Königstein. This unique monument has a history that goes back more than 750 years.
Includes
  • Boat trip
What’s Not Included
  • Transfer to and from the pier
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Redeem your voucher at the local partner’s ticket kiosk located at Brückenstraße 1, 01796 Pirna. The boarding pier is on the left side downstream.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Student card
  • Disability card
Not allowed
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• If applicable, you will be asked to present your student card or disability ID.
• In case of extremely high or low water levels, the schedule may change or certain trips may be canceled.
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