Today you begin your adventure by taking a train and cross the border into the Czech Republic (don’t forget to bring your ID, although this is still in the Schengen area!).
Cross the river by ferry to Hřensko and walk to the Pravčická brána, the largest natural rock arch in Europe. Make sure you have your camera at the ready!
Descend to the photogenic valley of the tranquil Kamenice river, which flows between lush rock faces. Continue back to the valley of the Elbe at Hřensko and return to Krippen.
A sturdy pair of walking trainers are adequate for this route if you don't wish to wear hiking boots. Along with your usual kit for a day walking in the elements make sure you pack an extra layer and a full set of waterproof