Increasingly, people with handicaps would like to plan their own leisure time freely. Here, in this fascinating rocky world of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains, there are plenty of physical challenges and leisure opportunities. The sophisticated route network of Saxon-Bohemian Switzerland offers many possibilities for short walks, extensive hikes or even long bicycle tours through the mountains. Sights, museums and leisure facilities add to the range of offers.
Besides the “classics” of Saxon Switzerland, such as the Königstein Fortress, the Rathen Open Air Stage, the Bastei and the outdoor passenger lift in Bad Schandau, there are numerous other attractions such as the National Park Centre, the Waldhusche or the Rathmannsdorf look-out tower, all of which are accessible.
For nature lovers who want to enjoy the beauties of the national park region for an extended period of time, we have put together some tours. You can find them on the following pages.
Whether by train, car or bus – there are many ways to explore Saxon Switzerland. On the following pages you will find useful advice for planning your barrier-free journey. Although not all tourist destinations are suitable for physically challenged travellers – the number of opportunities is permanently increasing.
If you like exploring nature by handbike, you might also find our cycling websites useful or enjoy one of our recommended bicycle routes on our cyclists’ pamphlet. Likewise, a tour along the Elbe Cycle Path offers magnificent insights into the rocky world of Saxon Switzerland.