The Devil’s Bridge: The most visited fairytale bridge in Germany

The Devil’s Bridge: The most visited fairytale bridge in Germany
27 Juli 2024
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The Devil’s Bridge: The most visited fairytale bridge in Germany

Join us for a magical experience at the Devil’s Bridge, the enchanting fairytale bridge located in Gablenz, Germany. The Devil’s Bridge is a must-visit attraction, known for its rich history and stunning architecture. Legend has it that the bridge was built by the devil himself in exchange for the first soul to cross it. Whether you believe the legend or not, you'll be captivated by the bridge's beauty and charm.

Explore the picturesque surroundings, take memorable photos, and immerse yourself in the fairytale-like atmosphere. The bridge offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes, making it a favorite spot for photographers and nature lovers.

So don't miss this opportunity to experience the magic of the Devil’s Bridge. Mark your calendars and join us for an unforgettable adventure!

WHAT ARE SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS?

  • Rakotzbrücke (Devil's Gate): Built in 1866 out of basalt, is one of the world’s oldest ‘Devil Bridges’, and is one of the most visited and photographed attractions and is also consistently listed as one of the top attractions to visit in Germany. The gate is located in the Kromlau Rhododendron Park, one of the biggest gardens in Saxony, pristinely kept with a large array of plants, fauna and wildlife.
  • Forest Steam Railway (exclusive for participants to this event only): Ride on the historic Waldeisenbahn, a small historic diesel train that connects the towns in the Kromlau region. These steam locomotives have been running on the narrow-gauge railway again, and the unique landscape of the Muskau Arch can be experienced at a leisurely pace in the specially built passenger carriages.
  • Kromlau Rhododendron Park: One of the biggest English gardens in Saxony, pristinely kept with a large array of plants, fauna and wildlife.
  • Kromlau Castle: Beautiful castle located in Kromlau park, with the castle estimated at over 300 years.
  • Trinitatiskirche (Gablenz): The Tower at the Heavy Mountain, Lookout point across the opencast mining of Tagebau Nochten, ‘Heaven and Hell’ grotto, mermaid pond, and various monuments are also on view.

TRIP DETAILS

Start & End Date: Saturday, 27 July

Meeting location & time:

  • Option A: Meet inside BZ4iuBydvQgn7y5g9">span> at 9:00 am on Saturday.
  • Option B: Meet outside 1wBnrosgHQ5fSJ5j9">span> at 11:30 am on Saturday.

Note: Exact platform location in Berlin central station will be advised in the whatsapp group for confirmed partcipants the day beforoe the trips.

Finishing location & time:

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  • Option B: 1wBnrosgHQ5fSJ5j9">span> @ 6 pm on Saturday.

Hiking distance: 11km from Weißwasser to Rakotzbrücke, Gablenz and back.

Difficulty: Easy to Intermediate – hiking at relaxed pace on well-marked paths, woodland grounds, sure-footedness & good fitness required.

Kid & Pet Friendly : Yes

Price: Starting from €48 for adults (before any discounts)

Included:

  • Community guide for the entire duration of the trip.
  • Transportation for the entire trip starting from the meeting location to the finishing location (depending on ticket selection).
  • Guided hike around Rhododendronpark & Devils bridge.
  • Steam Engine ride
  • Access to a whatsapp group & google photos album dedicated for this trip.

Note: Email us immediately if you do not have whatsapp & we can make alternate arrangements from our end to ensure you do not miss out on any communication.

Items to pack:

Weather is temperament and can vary between raining & sunny weather. Would recommend the following at a minimum:

  • Packed lunch for break during hike.
  • Suitable footwear for hike.
  • Rain jackets
  • Rain trousers
  • Hiking Shoes
  • Suitable day pack
  • Sun protection.
  • Sunglasses

WHAT IS NEXT ?

  • WhatsApp Group: In the ticket confirmation page, you will find a link to a whatsapp group dedicated to this event. This group is where you can connect with trip mates, coordinate arrival options & stay in touch.
  • Google Photos Album: You will find a link in the whatsapp group description to the shared google photos album where you can upload & view all shared photos & videos from the trip.

HOW DO I CONTACT YOU FOR ANY QUERIES / CONCERNS?

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W HO IS THE COMMUNITY GUIDE FOR THIS TRIP?

Dan Cole (see pic below) is the community guide for this trip. Dan is a published travel author, having written Beer Hiking Berlin, and Epic Bike Rides of Europe. Born in the UK, Dan has been residing in Germany for over 15 years, making the most of that time exploring the Bavarian Alps, Franken countryside, and riverside hiking trails. He also loves long-distance running, bike touring, and music, and plays in several bands in Berlin, and DJ's frequently.

He is currently working on his next book, Hiking & Drinking Europe, and is currently researching some of the best wine trails and brewery tours that Europe has to offer. His passions? Watching sunsets from Alpine mountain huts, and the sunrise across the Elbe River.

Follow him more athiking-and-drinking.com

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WHAT ARE YOUR REVIEW'S LIKE FROM PREVIOUS TRIPS?

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Check out pics from our previous trip's to Devils Bridge.


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