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Elbe Sandstone Mountains

Get your own taste of the land of Narnia.

Venture into the rocky kingdom of the Saxon-Bohemian Switzerland!

Straddling the Czech-Saxon border, the youngest of the Czech Republic’s four national parks is a true island of virgin nature in the heart of Europe. This surviving nook of wilderness has been drawing tourists, poets and artists for nearly two centuries, not only for its spectacular beauty but also for its easy accessibility.

Be ready to enter an ancient mountain realm, carved by cliffs, deep canyons and wild gorges, with volcanic hills and soaring sandstone rock formations standing on silent patrol above the forested landscape of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains.

Tour Itinerary

Explore the beauty of the Bohemian-Saxon Switzerland!

Tour Details

Check out price, accommodation, and other details about the tour

3 nights

up to 7 attendees

intermediate photographers

moderate hiking involved

Included in the price

  • Professional photography tutor
    who will guide you through the area, show you the best photo locations of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains photo tour and lead you throughout the whole workflow of landscape photography (choosing the right gear, scene selection, composition, post production).
  • 3 nights of accommodation
  • Transport
    including Prague airport pick-up / drop-off
  • Meals
    Breakfast, dinner

Excluded from the price

  • Flight tickets
    or any other form of transportation to and from the Czech Republic
  • Travel insurance
    please note that travel insurance is compulsory
  • Alcoholic and dinner beverages
  • Additional snacks & meals
  • Any visa fees
    when applicable

Recommended Gear

We want you to get a kick out of the tour, so we suggest that you bring the following:

  • Digital camera
    i.e. DSLR or mirrorless camera
  • Wide angle lenses
    highly recommended for landscape photos
  • Telephoto lens
    70-200mm focal length will come handy for capturing landscape details
  • Good tripod
    sturdy and stable is a MUST
  • Circular polarizing filter
  • Cable release
    not necessary, but recommended
  • Waterproof hiking boots and waterproof clothing
    Make sure to pack up some warm clothing. It can get real freezing cold, especially in the mornings


Penzion Lípa

When in Bohemian Switzerland, we will put you up at Penzion Lípa, about a 2-hour drive from Prague. The guesthouse is a listed building featuring a wide range of amenities (sauna, gym, wellness, restaurant etc.) and finely preserved original architectural elements - an atmosphere worthy tucking yourself in after a rich full day of landscape photography.

“I can’t say enough about Martin. Anyone that has seen his images knows that he is an amazing artist. But more importantly to me, he is also an excellent teacher. He is incredibly patient and uses simple language to communicate complex technical points in a very understandable way. One of his great gifts is his eye for composition. Starting to understand how he sees the world through a lens is invaluable. What really made my experience so amazing is the fact that he is a genuine, humble person who is fun to be around. I have participated in many photography workshops over the years and my experience with Martin was the best by far.”