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Saxon Switzerland - Elbe Sandstone Mountains Fe Wo

Bedrooms 2
Space 559 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 sep. Bedroom - living room - bathroom - for 2 to 4 people

Attention: arrival only on Saturdays or on request !!!!

The Klaus and Marion Kießling family and the family. Jan and Annett Schumann cordially invite you, in one of your holiday properties, to get to know the charms of the wonderful landscape of the Saxon Switzerland and then to relax in a cozy atmosphere after hiking.

Pets: 2 pets max. Per pet 25, - € extra.

Healthy is it to rise ...

... Also rewarded's; because lives on the mountains freedom; so reminds an old house saying to walking as the most beautiful and most tolerable form of landscape encounter.

The Saxon Switzerland is an ideal area for hiking, the rewards as opposed to the high mountains on fixed routes, on safe climbing equipment and without the threat of weather changes delicious summit victory with an often strained in a wide arc panoramic views.

The hikers reached in contrast to the climber who climbs traditionally only freestanding rock towers, the same altitude, but can his powers in accordance with a route out of the valley or the tour from the car park or the bus station to start at the top shoulder. Especially the National Park area offers when one considers the simple rules of behavior, unimagined opportunities for encounters with nature ....

Do you like family comfort, surrounded by a unanimous-like landscape in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains?

Then you have chosen correctly with us!

City Königstein Koenigstein Fortress

361 meters high above the Elbe rises mighty fortress Koenigstein. If you stand at the foot of the fortress Königstein, you can already imagine the impregnability of this fortress.

To make the mountain ever habitable, was in the second half of the 16th century. Century dug in the Koenigstein a 152.47 meter deep well and in 1586 the first water elevator used its large treadmill was set up in 1871 by soldiers and pay tribute in transition. The fountain is located in a 1735 built by Jean de Bodt Fountain House.

More than 750 years of history, the fortress Königstein have made an impressive monument, for the visit you should plan several hours. In addition to underground casemates facilities are available on the 9.5 hectare rocky plateau about 30 buildings, including the gatehouse, the well house two armories, the Garrison Church, the treasure house and the stables.

A journey through the military history outdoor museum has something to offer for young and old: you can watch in each building exhibitions, relax in the fortress forest, enjoy the 1.7 km long tour to the fascinating view of the Elbe valley and the Saxon Switzerland or Eating out in the officers' mess or in a beer garden. In addition, guided tours and events offered.

City Koenigstein

Koenigstein Fortress

In a document from 1379 Koenigstein was first mentioned. The town and the surrounding countryside were the borderland between the Diocese of Meissen and the Kingdom of Bohemia. Bohemia practiced there for a long time the rule from. The Elbe is an important trade route even today. One of the oldest buildings in the city, the church belongs. The nearby Lilienstein is a popular hiking destination.

Hiking idyll - Castles Kirnitzschtalbahn - Rathen


The most striking Table Mountain Saxon Switzerland, located near Koenigstein and Waltersdorf, rises to 300 meters above the Elbe valley and offers fantastic views. Rise Above the 110 m high and 70 m high Fußhalde stage system to a highly-resolved peaks plateau, the remains of a castle from the 14th century. Century. Releases. The Lilienstein is a control point for the 'International Mountain trail Eisenach-Budapest'.

kuh1Ein gateway to nature, this is the cowshed! The striking rock massif is surrounded by a tightly closed forest. From Lichtenhain waterfall short climb on good paved roads. The impressive layer cave (24 m long, 17 m wide and 11 m high!) , The average age of robber barons used as the stables, is one of the most popular attractions of the Saxon Switzerland. The Jacob's Ladder, a narrow stage plant, through the shoulder width Ritter ravine on a spacious plateau. It offers a fantastic view of the bizarre rock scenery of Schramm and Affensteine. Do not miss to know its gastronomic side of the barn - an inn provides a welcome strengthening from relegation.


Impressive: the heavily rugged Table Mountain near Koenigstein and Pfaffendorf. 349 m high, 600 m long, 300 m wide. His treasures largest bedding planes of the Elbe sandstone cave, Bronze Age hillfort, 43 m high rock needle off the southern tip - called Barbarine, goldsmiths cave, about 30 rock climbing. After the steep climb through the eye of a needle, you enjoy a wonderful panorama. A snack and a refreshing drink, visit the spot!


About the at Rathen meandering Elbe rises picturesquely the 'Bastion' on a 194 m high rocky ridge, which releases the most famous views of Saxon Switzerland. Since there are grounds for hiking and to relax: ascent and descent through narrow canyons, fascinating rock formations, looks far into the Saxon and Bohemian Switzerland. Stroll through the rock garden, about 76 m long, stony Basteibrücke to Neurathen. Join us at the idyllic hotel and restaurant Ensemble.


Romantic gorge near Rathen, crossed by green stream that rushes as Amselfall on a 10 m high rock step and in the Amselsee loses (boat rentals, bike path around the lake Amsel, 6 m high dam). Climb to the bastion - by Schwedenlöcher, more than 700 steps.


That summit storms! Vertically upstanding rock walls, crashes in wooded ravines - the rugged rock massif in the back of Saxon Switzerland is an excellent hiking and climbing area, the rich rewards your efforts with fascinating views from the ridge trail to the Elbe and Schrammstein views. It extends from the rocky base of the little ones and the Winterberg Affensteine ​​to Hohen Torstein.

Rear Raubschloss (Winterstein)

Knight romance and adventure for nature lovers. Pride and darkness dominates the 40m high Winterstein massif rising from the surrounding forests. About iron ladders you go up to the oldest fortress of the rear Saxon Switzerland with the remains of walls and deeply driven into the stone rock chambers. Poignant look into misty gorges and yawning chasms. Descent to the armory, one of the traditional taverns of the national park.

Kahnfahrt Kirnitzschklamm

Nestled in the famous valley of Saxon Switzerland is Hinterhermsdorf a 700m long dam, which is bounded by towering sandstone walls. It was originally created for the Electoral Kirnitzschtalflößerei. Just let drift past wondrous rock formations and rare vegetation. A landscape enjoyment - very convenient tour.

Zirkelstein, imperial crown

Striking sandstone Massive whose distinctive appearance attracts the attention even from a great distance - In Reinhardsdorf two detached mesas from the surrounding meadows and farmland raise. Climb over steps and ladders up to the top of circle stone. The viewpoint of the 42 m high rock grants you magical insight into the valley of the river Kamenice. Then climb the highly indented imperial crown. As you expect a grand view of the surrounding rock world: Schrammsteine, Big Winterberg - the highest mountain of Saxon Switzerland, Zschirnsteine ​​and Bohemian Switzerland.


Dreamy, in a sunny meadow spots, healthy mixed forest, softly babbling brooks lined with lush ferns, mosses and grasses, and unusually delicate rock formations. Here hiking and climbing is a pleasure! A weitgedehntes road network opens up the area around the villages of Bielatal, Rosenthal to the Czech border. Kuehne rock towers like the Pillars of Hercules, the Abandoned Wall and the Leaning Tower offer a sporting challenge for all abilities. Who takes the time to watch in peace, get to see some acrobatic feat.

More Details

Klaus Kiessling 01824 Königstein Pfaffendorfer Str. 4
Member since: 2005
Speaks: german
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Calendar last updated:
December 31, 2017


Pfaffendorf House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 559 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Kurtaxe pro Person und Tag 1,- € Haustiere Max. 2 Tiere. Je Tier 25,- € extra.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 king
    - 1 king
  • Double beds with 2 mattresses each Bedroom 1 and 2!
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Car: recommended

The range of walking about boat trips, cycling, swimming, rock stage

Rathen, Dresden, Prague, and much more leave nothing to be desired. Rugged, up to 100 meter high cliffs, rock towers, massive table mountains, canyon-like valleys .... Bastion and fortress Königstein, 180 and 361 meters high, have made the National Park Saxon Switzerland famous.

House 1

For 2 to 4 people with two separate bedrooms

52 square meters

The house is a low-rise building with 2 separate bedrooms, a living room which shares the living room with a fully equipped kitchen tract, with corner seat, dining table and chairs, through a room divider.

In the entrance there is the wardrobe. Amenities include radio, satellite TV, armchair corner with table and wall unit. The sanitary facility is -Hot water with shower IWC and cold running. In kitchen tract are refrigerator, cooking facilities, Aufwaschbecken, coffee maker and all the little things that you need in a kitchen.

The separate bedrooms are decorated in a rustic style. All rooms and bathroom are connected to the central heating.

The holiday home has a large terrace from where you can enjoy a wonderful view to the Lilienstein. Near the house is a parking space for the car.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Endreinigung $31.02
Stay tax $1.24 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 7 years.

Haustiere: maximal 2 Haustiere. Je Haustier 25,- € extra. Die Bezahlung ist am Anreisetag!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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