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Please notice: The village of Kurort Rathen splits into two parts:

  • Oberrathen on the west/south rim of the ELBE
  • Niederrathen on the east/north rim of the ELBE

If you travel by CAR:

It is recommend to drive to Niederrathen.

If you come from Dresden/Prag on highway A17, use exit PIRNA and go in the direction of Prina on B172a (later changing into S177). Cross the bridge (Elbe) an take exit COPITZ. You will enter Pirna. Take the S164 (later S165 and S163) in the direction of "Neustadt/Bastei, Lohmen, Rathewalde" (in the direction of Bad Schandau). In WALTERSDORF turn right to Kurort Rathen.

If you come from the south (Decin/Bad Schandau), in Bad Schandau keep on the east/north side of the ELBE and go in the direction of "Bastei, Waltersdorf, Kurort Rathen". In WALTERSDORF turn left to Kurort Rathen.

If you travel by TRAIN:

Between Dresden and Schoena the S-Bahn No. 1 is running every 30 minutes. You have to leave at the station "KURORT RATHEN". From there you have to walk (100 meters) to the ferry to cross the river ELBE. This STREAM FERRY runs as soon a passenger wants to cross the river.

From the other (east/north) side of the Elbe you have to walk about 300 meters to reach PENSION PANORAMA.