|View from the Bastei|
|View from the Bastei to the river Elbe and the city Rathen|
The Sächsische Schweiz is located near Dresden in Saxony, Germany, characterized by sandstone rocks. It is a mountainous national park and a climbing area. The border to the Czech Republik is very near and the Bohemian Switzerland together with the Saxon Switzerland are the Elbe Sandstone Mountains. Only in the Saxon Switzerland you can see more than 1000 rock towers.