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Beautiful bridges in Saxony: Basteibrücke & Rakotzbrücke

Beautiful bridges in Saxony: Basteibrücke & Rakotzbrücke

Basteibrücke is a 76,5 m man made bridge which connects the Bastei rock formations, located in Saxon Switzerland National Park area. When built in 1824, the bridge was made of wood, but was replaced in 1851 by a sandstone bridge, that is still standing today. How to get there? The nearest major city is Dresden and S-Bahn train connect Dresden and Saxon Switzerland at least every 30 minutes during day time. To go to Bastei, take S-Bahn S1 train from Dresden, stop at Kurort Rathen station then…

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