Saxon Switzerland National Park, is located in the German Free State of Saxony, near the Saxon capital Dresden. It’s a place full of long wandering routes and climbing possibilities. The rock formations common in this area make it an unforgettable experience. With its deeply carved valleys, chalky sandstone cliffs and table-mountains, this fascinating landscape is not found anywhere in Central Europe.
In 2004, Saxon Switzerland or Sächsische Schweiz became an official UNESCO World Heritage site. If you can, time your visit for autumn. At that time, the colors are simply stunning. Summer and spring are equally great if you want to hike or cycle.
Nearly every part of the park consists of hills and mountains. Remember to wear comfortable sportswear. Special attention must be given to shoes – you will be doing lots of going up and down steep valleys and ravines.