Photograph the top 3 highlights in Bohemian & Saxon Switzerland
A mystical landscape of pine forests and deep valleys, with majestic sandstone towers, arches, ravines, and labyrinths. This is the National Park Bohemian & Saxon Switzerland located on the Czech-German border.
The entire park is loaded with exceptional opportunities for shooting remarkable landscape imagery. Our unique photo tour includes the top 3 highlights of the National Park, and we will make sure you go home with plenty of outstanding shots! Let us take you to experience the fairytale gorges of the Kamenice river, capture the sunrise at monumental Bastei Bridge, and hike through virgin nature to Pravčice Gate, the largest natural sandstone arch in Europe.
What is included?
- Gorges of the Kamenice River Boat Trip
- Hike to Pravčice Gate, the largest natural stone bridge in Europe
- Sunrise shooting at the Bastei Bridge
- One Night Accommodation in Bohemian Switzerland National Park
- Professional Local Photography Guide
- Transportation in comfortable private car
- Hotel pick up and drop off in Prague
April – October
On Request Tour
One Night Accommodation
Private Tour 1-3 Participants
+ One Professional Photo Guide
Bohemian & Saxon Switzerland Photo Tour Itinerary
Leave everything to us and focus only on your creativity!
Gorges of River Kamenice
Your private tour starts in Prague, where we will pick you up and drive less than two hours right to our hotel in the heart of the mysterious Bohemian Switzerland National Park.
Our first photoshoot will be a boat trip through the gorges of the Kamenice river, surrounded by steep rock walls up to 150 meters high. The location combines wild forest and a calm river and is exceptional for capturing reflections of the picturesque environment and taking long exposures. And if we are lucky, we may spot a bright blue kingfisher.
Now it’s time to photograph something really monumental. We will hike up to the famous Pravčice Gate, the largest natural sandstone arch on the European continent and the symbol of the entire area. It is the result of millions of years of weathering of the less resistant parts of the rock mass.
Landscaped trails and staircases run from the entrance to the individual viewpoints, from which we will focus on creative compositions of Pravčice Gate and the surroundings, both nearby and further afield. Once we finish at our last photo location of the day, we will return to our hotel and prepare for sunrise.
The next morning, we will wake up early so we can be in the right place at the right time to set up our tripods and capture the sun’s first rays touching the impressive sandstone towers above the Elbe river. It’s no wonder that Bastei is the most famous rock formation in Saxon Switzerland.
We will especially enjoy the views of the diverse landscape with the curving river and Bastei Bridge which is built right into the rocks almost 200 meters above the river. This entire location offers truly exceptional opportunities for creative composition as well as work with natural light and backlight. After this photography feast, we will drive back to Prague and drop you off at your hotel.
Bohemian & Saxon Switzerland Photo Tour Details
- Suitable for photographers from beginners to professionals
- Moderate hiking is involved in this tour
- Tripods and cameras are available for rent
- Photo workshop is conducted in English only
- We are a local tour operator authorised by the tourism board of Czechia
- Accommodation in Bohemian Switzerland National Park is included
- Door to door – Pickup and drop off in Prague is included
- Food and beverages are not included
- We’ll send you a recommended camera gear and packing list
Bohemian & Saxon Switzerland Photo Tour Guides
We want you to get the most amazing pictures on your private Bohemian & Saxon Switzerland Photo Tour whether you are a beginner, keen amateur or professional photographer. We strongly emphasise on individual approach so each of our participants gets the right in–field guidance. Our guides are local and they know the photo locations perfectly so that you will always be shooting at the right time at the right place. Depending on your skills the photo workshop will be focused on creative composition, using shapes and patterns in landscape photography, long exposures, full control of the camera settings, understanding the benefits of filters and shooting in natural light.
Martin is a Prague based professional photographer and founder of Inscape Photo Tours who has years of experience guiding photography workshops and with commercial shooting. He has led over 300 photography tours and workshops in Czechia and all around the world. His pictures have won awards internationally and appeared in various magazines. Read Martin’s full profile >.
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