The Best Of Saxon Switzerland From Prague: Bastei Bridge & Dresden City

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This tour is THE BEST combination of nature, culture and history!! This is a unique opportunity to explore the most popular part of Saxon Switzerland NP only 2hr-drive from Prague - Bastei Bridge- Rock formation has plenty viewpoints over the Elbe canyon on the right bank of the river Elbe. You can walk across the famous sandstone bridge and explore ruins of old Neurathen rock castle. Next stop only 30min drive is Dresden – one of Germany’s most beautiful cities during a small-group day trip (max 8ppl in a new modern minivan with WIFI). Visit some of its historical monuments such as the Royal Palace, the Zwinger Old Master Gallery to see masterworks including the ‘Sistine Madonna’ by Raphael; admire the domed Frauenkirche (Church of the Virgin Mary) led by a professional guide. Enjoy the afternoon free to explore this resplendent city further at leisure.One day excursion is perfect for travelers who want to fully immerse themselves in Saxony, but are short of time.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Bohemia Adventures

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Stop At: Prague

Your guide will pick you up at your hotel in Prague in the early morning. From that point, our mission is to give you everything you need to enjoy the day trip to the fullest. During the drive to the Northern Region in our comfortable fully outfitted vehicle  (1,5 hrs), we will provide you with a knowledge of the National Park, Czech country, and information about the trip and FREE WIFI.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Saxon Switzerland National Park

The Bastei Bridge and Neurathen offer the most beautiful views to the Elbe canyon, the deepest sandstone canyon in the whole Europe, surrounded by wild German nature are unique only to this area.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bastei

The most popular point of interest in the Saxon Switzerland NP is Bastei Bridge in Germany. The Bastei rock formation has plenty viewpoints over the Elbe canyon on the right bank of the river Elbe. You can walk across the famous sandstone bridge that connects Bastei and explore ruins of old Neurathen rock castle.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dresden

Next stop is delicious lunch. Are you vegetarians, vegans, allergics or meat lovers, and are you interested in genuine German cuisine?? We will treat you with the main course and a drink – of your choice :)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Dresden Zwinger

Continue through the Saxon land to the city of Dresden, notable for its stunningly rebuilt architecture and modern culture history. After a delicious lunch in a local restaurant, discover this rich city with medevial foundations and popular as a spa resort and royal retreat. Zwinger gallery The Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister in Dresden, Germany, displays around 750 paintings from the 15th to the 18th centuries. It includes major Italian Renaissance works as well as Dutch and Flemish paintings. Outstanding works by German, French and Spanish painters of the period are also among the gallery's attractions. - Please, note that the gallery will be closed until February 28th and you will visit Royal Palace instead. Visit some of its historical monuments such as the Royal Palace, which was once the hub of power for the Saxon princes and kings. First mentioned in the 14th century as a castle complex, the four-wing palace structure was developed in the 15th century.

Duration: 4 hour

Stop At: Prague

We will deliver you back to your hotel with your camera full of beautiful photos and one more Bohemia Adventures story to tell.

Duration: 1 hour
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