Things to do in Dresden
Dresden's 'Balcony of Europe': A Self-Guided Audio Tour along the River Elbe
The cobbled streets and historical charm of Dresden attract busloads of visitors but only a few of them find its hidden ”balcony”. This stretch along the River Elbe is in the city centre, but has stately architecture and sweeping views over the magnificent Elbe Valley with its vineyards. Property here was once so coveted that for a long time only a select few could even set foot upon the Balcony of Europe. On this self-guided audio tour you'll learn the answers to these questions: • How did this come to be called "The Balcony of Europe"? • Can there be someone richer than a king? • What’s the name of Dresden's most famous cake? • What’s the significance of a bench made out of white plastic? • Is there a link between Dresden's and Hansel and Gretel? • What is Saxony's "White Gold"
Draw your own candles in a candle workshop in Moritzburg
Learn how candles are made and get creative yourself. Here you can make your own candles under professional guidance. Whether colorful gradients, rotated or frost effect - you have countless possibilities to design your own candles. Success is guaranteed.
Kick-off - city tour of Dresden, arrival and orientation
What do I see on the tour? Overview of the most important sights of Dresden in the center; Preliminary procedure: Historical Neumarkt, Frauenkirche, Residenzschloss, Zwinger, Theaterplatz, Semperoper, Katholische Hofkirche, Augustus Brücke, Goldener Reiter, Neustätdter Markt What is special about other tours? special route from old town to new town with Canaletto view u. interesting stories; lots of interesting information for your stay, e.g. recommended restaurants; short - short - entertaining - in a small group
Classical Dresden Walking Tour with German-Speaking Guide
Discover Dresden’s classical past on this 100-minute, small-group walking tour of its Old Town. Packed with baroque monuments, magnificent palaces, and soaring churches, Dresden, as it stands today, is among the most beautiful cities in Germany. Your German-speaking guide will point out its key landmarks, while telling you about Dresden’s long history, from the Middle Ages through World War II and up to the present day.
Tickets Dresden Transport Museum
We welcome you to an exciting time travel to Transport Museum at the Neumarkt in Dresden: How has land, sea and air traffic influenced societies through the centuries? Impressive locomotives, elegant vintage cars, adventurous flying machines, stunning ship models and many active stations invite visitors of all ages to discover, to experience and to embark. Listen to interesting and exciting stories about the vehicles – and the people – that move us, and learn about technology at the same time. Using the free Wi-Fi, visitors can download the Transport Museum app with its audio guide (available in German, English, Czech, Russian and German Sign language).
Small city tour by bike
This tour is designed for families, friends and couples who like to travel privately or in small groups. From the historic old town, we drive to the baroque quarter with houses from the 18th century, through the alternative new town and along the green Elbe. At the end of the day the realization comes - Dresden is huge! If you don't have a bike with you, you can rent it from us at the meeting point. The tour is also suitable for hand bikes.
Eintritt / Entrance - Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
MEISSEN, Europe’s oldest porcelain manufactory with the oldest registered trademark, has a wealth of patterns stretching back more than 300 years to draw upon when creating and meticulously crafting new designs. You can witness world-famous Meissen porcelain being made in the demonstration section of our House-of-Meissen theme world and, in its Museum, learn all about our history as well as being given a unique rundown of the overall development of Meissen porcelain. Our stores will give you plenty of inspiration on what to select from MEISSEN’s largest product range and there’s always the enticing option of rounding your visit off with culinary delights from the Meissen café and restaurant. ***Please note the opening hours in January and February, when you book your tickets.*** **OPENING HOURS** Daily throughout the year January – February 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. March – December 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 31.12. and 1.1. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Closing time 24 – 26 December
myCityHunt treasure hunt Dresden
Would you like to experience Dresden in a different way? myCityHunt offers you the opportunity to combine a walk through the Saxon state capital with an interactive outdoor escape game. The old town of Dresden becomes the scene of a criminal case that you have to solve together as a team. On your way through the city center you will be confronted with many exciting puzzles that you solve in fictional locations in the city. This will bring you closer to solving the criminal case, you can convict the criminal and find a digital treasure. You will receive your ticket by email immediately after purchasing it in our online shop so that you can start right away. These are valid for 6 months after purchase, so it is up to you when you go on the hunt for criminals. During your tour you are flexible in terms of time - nothing stands in the way of a short break in a small café or a Saxon restaurant.
myCityHunt scavenger hunt Dresden
myCityHunt makes Dresden your playing field! A myCityHunt scavenger hunt gives you the opportunity to explore Dresden on your own - without any time pressure! Our tickets are valid for 6 months after purchase, so you can redeem them on any date. You are also completely flexible in terms of time - start when you want and take breaks as you wish. On your way through Dresden, our varied tasks not only challenge your team spirit and your expert knowledge - they also always present you with new challenges that must be mastered together. If you manage to solve enough of our active, photo and multiple choice tasks, you can immortalize yourself in the online highscore. In addition, during your scavenger hunt you will learn a lot about Dresden, its sights and much more! Information about other features, such as your personal picture gallery can be found on our website!
Public guided tour of the old town including a tour of the Frauenkirche
Feb. to Dec. │ Mon / Wed / Fri / Sat │Up to 16 years free ✔ Spoken live and pictorially, with head cinema on time travel, background and details that are not in any travel guide ✔ perfect introduction to getting to know Dresden - complete tour of the old town and the Frauenkirche from inside (explanations of the altar, painting and lower church) and a tour of the Zwinger ✔ Comfortable guidance system: Understand everything while walking, "roof hopping" if an umbrella or parasol has to be there, take photos or relax and don't miss a word ✔ public tour in German for individual guests and small groups. If you would like a private tour, also in English or another foreign language, please contact us directly.
Dresden: Walking tour with the night watchman
Discover Dresden at dusk and admire the impressive sights in the illuminating evening light. Enjoy a classic night watchman tour and look forward to spooky stories. Admire the historical Frauenkirche, see the famous Semper Opera House and take a look at the Zwinger.
PUBLIC, non-secret, eerie, mystical TOUR in DRESDEN;)
Refreshing, entertaining, interactive, enthusiastic + enthusiastic guided tour through the "historic area" of Dresden: - Press: "Leadership of a special kind" - "It is not enough to speak to the point. You have to speak to the people" (Lec) - Guided tour of the sciences of gelotology, promenade, tautology, monument conservation, GODO + other things that go beyond the normative sciences - With information + information, empathy, emotional intelligence, ... - Warm-hearted, lively, authentic, entertaining, stirring, entertaining, interactive, committed, decelerating, unfiltered, enthusiastic and inspiring ... a tour that guests participating in rave about - What the guests spend with me, they ultimately save again because of the many insider tips, discounts, vouchers and the free material provided
Small Group Shared Walking Tour of Historic Dresden in English
Absolutely the best way to get acquainted with Dresden. This walk weaves its way though the iconic buildings of Dresden's historic centre while narrating history in a fun and informative manner. The small size of our groups allows us to pay individual attention to your areas of interest and your questions. If you would rather just listen in, then that's fine as well. You will learn about the many layers of Dresden's history through medieval, renaissance and baroque times, it's fate during WW2, the story of the rebuilding during the East German GDR times. Human stories, architecture, iconography are all covered. We are licenced guides passionate about increasing our knowledge and committed to delivering it all in an entertaining and engaging fashion.
Big Sightseeing Tour in Dresden
Our sightseeing tours with the Red Double Deckers are entertaining, as well as informative. Enjoy the view from the „top floor“ an see the historical centre. The roundtrip takes you through quarters with splendid art nouveau architecture and to the impressive residental area of eastern Dresden. Exprience „Blaues Wunder“ the well known bridge of Dresden, and lean back while driving through the picturesque meadows of river Elbe with its castles. The tout continues along „Pfunds Molkerei“ (Pfund´s diary) and into the baroque part of Dresden-Neustadt. Out tours are fully escorted and narrated in german by our live speaking Dresden tour guides. Take a ride with the Red Double Deckers and let Dresden surprise you. Tour is only available in german language!
Street Art Tour Dresden Neustadt
On this 2 hr walking tour through the district Dresden Äußere Neustadt, the quarter of a live like a "Boheme", is very unique in Street Art. You will see illegal and legal works from local and international Street Artists. We talking about techniques and styles. On this authentic tour you will see painted walls, a Station designed from the Writer and Mural scene. Pasteup, Stecils, Tag´s and Mural´s follow our journey. We will cross the unique "Kunsthofpassage". After this tour, you will be motivated to stay at night in this area with over 100 Bar´s and Pub´s.
August the Strong celebrated lavish celebrations in the Zwinger, one of the most beautiful baroque complexes in Europe. Enjoy this flair yourself on a tour of the outdoor facilities. It continues to the castle and prince's train. Visit the world's largest porcelain mural. Our tour guide will tell you exciting stories about the ancestral gallery of the Saxon rulers. Experience the old center of the city up close around the reconstructed Frauenkirche. The stone dome is one of the largest church domes in Europe.
Big city tour hop on hop off 22 stops
Dresden's only city tour with the possibility of a -u at 22 stops. get out. Day tickets or multi-day tickets can be booked.
Dresden night watchman tour
The baroque old town of Dresden has many stories to tell. When night falls, the night watchman takes his guests on a nightly tour of the Brühlsche Terrasse, past the Dresden Castle and along the legendary prince's train. Let him take you into the city's past with a lot of wit and charm from many anecdotes from the times of Augustus the Strong, while the evening scenery of the old town unfolds its magic and begins to shine. Enjoy this extraordinary city tour in a unique atmosphere ,
Day trip to Saxon Switzerland
The bizarre rocky landscape, which opens in the upper Elbe valley, from Pirna, has always been the preferred excursion destination for the Dresdeners and their guests. Swiss painters discovered the sandstones as a unique landscape setting just over two hundred years ago. The well-known natural highlights such as Bastei, Königstein Fortress, Schrammsteine etc. have already inspired artists such as Caspar David Friedrich, Richard Wagner and Carl Maria von Weber. Our tour takes you directly to the Saxon Switzerland National Park, further via Bastei and Königstein Fortress - for a very special nature experience.
2 day ticket Grand City Tour Hop on Hop off 22 stops
Dresden's only hop on hop off city tour with many inclusive services. The ticket is valid for two full days. We show you Dresden! Hop on hop off with 22 stops. In our double-decker buses we offer you the best all-round visibility, open in summer and well heated in winter. Licensed tour guides or GPS-controlled audio systems in 19 different languages convey everything you need to know about the city.