Motors & rocks
What could be better for bikers than experiencing the diverse landscape of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains on the region's winding roads?
High-powered bikes and the primitive landscape of the Saxon-Bohemian Swiss national park region: an exceptional combination. It isn't just speed and roaring engines that exhilarate; the pull of the rocks, ravines and valleys is just as strong.
Vintage bike tours
Touring the region on a vintage bike represents a special highlight for motorbike fans. Five historic machines dating back to the period between 1938 and 1955 are available and will make an unforgettable impression. With a number of historic vehicles are on show the visitors' centre at Sebnitz train station is a great addition to a vintage bike tour.
Guided motorbike tours
The motorbike tour operator Almoto Motorrad Reisen has created some varied routes through the Elbe Sandstone Mountains. These tours feature breathtaking views and are suitable for all drivers. The operator also offers guided weekend tours, day trips, multi-day tours and individual tours. All types of tours include a personal tour guide.
Quad bike tours
Quad biking in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains is a truly special experience. If you want to try it out, you will find a suitably powerful ride in Saxon Switzerland. The routes, which take you across approved dirt tracks and roads, can be booked guided or tailored to suit your taste. Meanwhile, Quadspass offers a children's quad-biking course at the Rathen health resort, which is situated on the grassland by the Elbe River: guaranteed fun for youngsters.
The 200-kilometre-long day trip takes you on a truly delightful journey through the Müglitztal Valley to Glashütte – the town of world-famous watches. From there, the tour continues to Königstein Fortress, Europe's oldest fortification. Fascinating roads then take you past traditional villages. When you reach Bad Schandau, you cross over the Elbe River and continue on serpentine roads to Bastei, where you can enjoy what is possibly the finest view over the River Elbe from a height of 194 metres.