Welcome to Königstein!

In vercanular our over 600 old city is called "city of 4 Rocks" - Königstein, Lilienstein, Quirl and Pfaffenstein.

Interesting hiking tours pass you to 3 of our 4 rocks, please have a look to the links at the bottom. From Königstein you can start interesting and amazing tours through saxon switzerland, by bike in direction Dresden orczech republik, or a tour to the sourrounded mountains. Take also easily the train or the bus to reach your destinations. We provide some maps for hiking in our apartment.

A super market is located in Königstein, Bad Schandau or Pirna, a bakery is in the center of Königstein or in Kurort Gohrisch - reachable comforable and easy by car.

Fortress Königstein

hemed by "in the past impregnable - in the future conqured by visitors" - the history of the fortress Königstein is now wirtten since over 800 years. A first impression of this fantastic destination you will get on the website of the fortress of Königstein.


One of the landmarks of the national park saxon switzerland is the - right of the river Elbe situated - Lilienstein. Thats a perfect beginning hiking tour to this rock. On and to the rock is not that much traffic of visitors - so you will enjoy the quitness and (if sun is shining) an incredible view to castle Königstein and the city of Königstein. A restaurant will be opend from spring to autumn for you.


The rock Pfaffenstein has many caves and many cliffy rocks for climbing. You can reach the plateau through three different ways, the most spectacular is for sure the so called "Nadelöhr" - a small stair with 600 steps! The most famous rock of the Pfaffenstein is the "Barbarine", a monstous rock needle, which has a hight of 42 meters. This natural monument is no longer opend for rock climbers. Informations for the restaurant on top you can find here.

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