© Rico Richter, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz

Lohmen: Via the Schwedenlöcher to Kurort Rathen to the bastion

At a glance

  • Start: Parking lot / stop Bastei
  • Destination: Parking lot / stop Bastei
  • Medium
  • 4,82 km
  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • 211 m
  • 312 m
  • 118 m

One highlight follows the other on this beautiful circular hike. Through a rustic rock gorge with moss-covered walls, you climb into the cool valley of the Grünbach. Passing the idyllic Amselsee, you reach Rathen with its numerous restaurants. Strengthened you go to the highlight of the tour - to the Basteibrücke - before you arrive back at the starting point.  ATTENTION: The Schwedenlöcher are currently closed until the end of March 2023 due to renovation work! Alternatives are Basteiweg/Amselgrund or the Rathen footpath.

Stop / parking lot Bastei - Schwedenlöcher - Amselgrund - Amselsee - Kurort Rathen - Basteibrücke - Stop / parking lot Bastei

Tour dashboard


  • Unknown (70%)
  • Street (2%)
  • Tarmac (3%)
  • Hiking trail (2%)
  • Path (22%)


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