Berghotel Bastei - Bastei viewpoint in winter

Saxon Switzerland

The Elbe Sandstone Mountain, also known as Saxon and Bohemian Switzerland, is situated to the east of Dresden. This unique landscape streches along the river Elbe between Pirna and Dêcin on both sides of the border between Saxony and the Czech Republic. Steep cliffs with breathtaking views, deeply carved gorges with clear water streams, majestic table-top mountains, bizarre rock needles, wild forest parts with their very own and sometimes rare flora and fauna, hiking trails for romantics and nature lovers – all that and much more the Elbe Sandstone Mountain has to offer to its visitors.

See for yourself, the following short extract from the film "Ein Märchen aus Stein" shows you the fascination of the Elbe Sandstone Mountain in an impressive way.

Making of ...

What is love?

... a film with Tom Pauls by Thorsten Kutschke
What is love? The tourist board knows the answer and has made a short film of ot. Thorsten Kutschke, known to some as the bivouac of the MDR television, has directed it. In the acting role of the lover slipped comedian Tom Pauls (populary known as Ilse Bähnert). At his side played Laina Schwarz.
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