Daytrip to Dresden

Join us for a fascinating day trip with private bus and tour guide to Dresden – the royal residence of the Kings of Saxony, who established a city of such cultural and artistic splendour that it was named 'The Pearl of the Baroque' and is still today considered one of Germany's most beautiful cities

  • The Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche)
  • The Semper Opera House
  • The Zwinger Palace
Included

Coach - transportation to and from Dresden

Not included

Food, drink, gratuities

Duration0 Hour
Bring along

Please bring your own mask

Participants15
LanguagesEnglish
Important information

Important info for ticket: Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure time!



The tour is in English.

Meeting point: outside Friedrichstr. train station, on the square beside the 'Traenenpalast' (Palace of Tears), Reichstagufer 17, 10117 Berlin. Our guide will be wearing a blue lanyard with a yellow name tag! If you still cannot see us, please call us at the office before the tour starts on +49-30-6923149

Venue

Meeting point: outside Friedrichstr. train station, on the square beside the 'Tränenpalast' (Palace of Tears) . Our guide will be wearing a blue lanyard with a yellow name tag! If you can't see us, please call the office on +49-30-6923149
Meeting point: outside Friedrichstr. train station, on the square beside the 'Traenenpalast' (Palace of Tears)
Reichstagufer 17, 10117 Berlin, Germany
S+U Friedrichstrasse Station

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Insider Tour
10117 - Berlin

Further information

Join us for a fascinating day trip with private bus and tour guide to Dresden – the royal residence of the Kings of Saxony, who established a city of such cultural and artistic splendour that it was named 'The Pearl of the Baroque' and is still today considered one of Germany's most beautiful cities.

Dresden is however more widely known for the devastating and controversial Allied bombing campaign of February 1945. US and Royal Air Force bombers dropped some 3,900 tons of high-explosive and incendiary bombs on the city in the space of three days, destroying 13 square miles of the city and causing a firestorm of such intensity that many of the estimated 40,000 civilian casualties died of asphyxiation.

We explore the immaculately restored Old Town, including the famous Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche), the Semper Opera House, the 'Balcony of Europe' – once Dresden's defensive rampart on the River Elbe, and the Zwinger Palace, a medieval fortress that houses the Old Masters Gallery, featuring works by Raphael, Rembrandt, Rubens and others.

Find out about Dresden through the ages: from the time of Augustus the Strong (who allegedly sired 300 children), on to the horrors of wartime, the Communist era and of course the vibrant city of today. Take advantage of your free time to visit the world-class museums, relax on the waterfront, or stroll through the markets.

The tour finished back at the Central meeting point near Friedrichstrasse Train Station

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