Bad Schandau


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Bad Schandau

 

a city in the German Democratic Republic, in Dresden District, near Pirna, on the border with Czechoslovakia. It is located on the Elbe River at the confluence of the Elbe and Kirnitsch rivers, in so-called Saxonian Switzerland. Its population is about 5,000. With the discovery of ferriferous springs in 1730, Bad Schandau gradually became a well-known balneological health resort. It is a center for tourists and has a museum and botanical garden.

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We were based at Bad Schandau, a small and comfortable town on the banks of the Elbe with a magnificent setting, at the bottom of wooden slopes and boasting a rather strange metal tower with a lift offering magnificent views.
And so after enjoying Dresden we headed to the countryside and made a particular point of staying in hotels including the Apparthotel Am Schlossberg in Bad Schandau and visiting tourist attractions that had been created or adapted to ensure barrier-free travel, that is with disabled visitors at the forefront of planning.
The tour route went from Wittenberg, where Martin Luther started the Protestant revolution, to Bad Schandau in the forested hills of Saxony.
Tel: + 49 (0) 351 216-0 [bar] He also stayed at Apparthotel Am Schlossberg, Bad Schandau, Elbstra[sz]e 6, 01814 Bad Schandau.
Those words would echo round the fingers of towering sandstone that rose from forests of oak as we explored the riverside region near the lovely town of Bad Schandau. The occasional rock-climber was spotted, eagles soared, a rare black stork was seen and wild boar, neither seen nor heard by us, were said to roam the woods.