The town of Hohnstein is located in the Saxon district of Saxon Switzerland-Eastern Ore Mountains and is home to 3,500 people. It sits above the Polenz Valley at 330m on the right bank of the river Elbe.
Hohnstein lies on the Lusatian Fault, the most important geological disturbance zone between the Elbe valley and the Giant Mountains and is therefore part of Saxon Switzerland National Park.
The accredited spa includes the villages Cunnersdorf, Ehrenberg, Goßdorf, Hohburkersdorf, Kohlmühle, Lohsdorf, Rathewalde, Ulbersdorf, Waitzdorf and Zeschnig.
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