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Location and Surroundings

Transportation connection

  • Bus stop 50 m

  • ferry in Rathen 2 km, with connection to S-Bahn (train)to Schöna / Dresden

  • S-Bahn station (train) in Bad Schandau 7 km



  • bakery / shop with drinks market (2 min walk)

  • "Tante Uwe Laden" shop in Rathen (2 km)

  • supermarkets in Bad Schandau (5 km) and Pirna (15 km)


  • for children football field and children's playground (3 min walk)

  • famous Bastei bridge (50 min walk)

  • "Felsenbühne Rathen" as well as Amselsee and railway worlds in Rathen (2 km)

  • miniature park Wehlen (13 km / 2 hours walk)

  • Toscana-Therme (adventure pool) in Bad Schandau (5 km)

  • National Park Center Bad Schandau

  • excursion with the Kirnitzschtalbahn to the Lichtenhain waterfall (8 km)

  • fortress Königstein (10 km)

  • Hohnstein Castle (7 km) and Stolpen Castle (15 km)

  • historic old town of Pirna only 18 km away and reachable by boat, bus, S-Bahn (train) and car

  • baroque and state capital Dresden only 35 km away

  • castle Moritzburg (70 km)

  • Prague is 120 km away


  • hiking in the Saxon-Bohemian Switzerland

  • cycling in Bad Schandau and surroundings

  • climbing in the Elbsandstein or in the climbing forest Königstein

  • activities on the water (hose, motor, paddle boat)

  • swimming: indoor pool Toscana-Therme Bad Schandau (6 km) or Mariba Neustadt with sauna (20 km) / outdoor swimming pool Rathewalde (5 km) and Hohnstein (7km) or Wehlen (17 km / 1h 30 min walk)

pine on the Lilienstein

pine on the Lilienstein

The Lilienstein is just a 30-minute walk from Waltersdorf.

Bastei bridge in autumn

Bastei bridge in autumn

The famous Bastei bridge is about 50 minutes walk from Waltersdorf.

Kurort Rathen in winter

Kurort Rathen in winter

fortress Königstein in the fog sea

fortress Königstein in the fog sea

Throughout the year interesting events take place on the historic fortress.



Dresden is one of the most beautiful cities in Germany and offers a variety of attractions.



Numerous hiking trails leave from the railway stops.

castle Moritzburg

castle Moritzburg



Prague is always worth a visit with its famous sights.

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