The Rock: Spectacular Hike from Saxon Switzerland to Czech Bohemia

Wild nature awaits: Towering sandstone cliffs, Europe’s largest rock gate & a peaceful boat ride through deep misty gorges in 2 countries.


Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge, Sachsen


2 days


27 km



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What to expect

Saxon Switzerland (Germany) & Bohemian Switzerland (Czech Republic) national parks are a mystical wonderland. The surreal and majestic landscape invites you to hike through wild canyons framed by dramatic  sandstone stacks, experience  boat rides through deep ravines shaded by the woods and discover  Europe’s largest natural rock gate  that is straight out of a fairytale. This amazing landscape inspired none other than Mr. fairytale author Hans Christian Andersen who admired this beauty not once but twice. 


Day 1: We catch a train to Bad Schandau to hike in Saxon Switzerland national park that houses the impressive Schrammstein rocksbefore finishing up in the Saxon Switzerland’s most beautiful  village – Schmilka to grab a bite and a drink from the local brewery. 


Day 2:  We hike in Bohemian Switzerland national park that also includes multiple boat rides to explore the Kamenice Gorges and finishing up at the impressive Pravcika Gate (largest natural rock gate in Europe). where we end our adventure with a well deserved drink and bite to eat, before heading back home. 

Highlights of the trip

Ridge trail

Schrammstein viewpoint

Gate of Schrammstein


Pravcicka gate

Gorges of Kamenice

What’s included

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Cancellation Policy

You may cancel your ticket for a full refund, up to 5 full days before the day of the trip. If you cancel up to 48 hours before the trip, we will refund 50% of the ticket price or offer you the opportunity to switch your ticket for a different date. Cancellation requests less than 48 hours before the trip starts cannot be granted a refund nor a transfer. Our trips are not dependent on favorable weather conditions (i.e., everythings goes ahead as scheduled even when it rains). In the rare case that the event is canceled on our end, you will get a full refund.

COVID-19 measures

Come tested or vaccinated – If you are not fully vaccinated please do an antigen self-test at home before you leave or at a local test center.
Keep distance – Please keep a safe distance of 1,5 m between each other whenever possible
Wear masks – Please wear a mask (FFP2/surgical) when indoors or when the minimum distance cannot be upheld
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