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Dresden

With classic architecture and towering castles, Germany’s eastern capital is full of historical gems.

Our most recommended things to do in Dresden

Dresden: River Sightseeing Boat Cruise

1. Dresden: River Sightseeing Boat Cruise

Discover Dresden's charm and history on a boat cruise down the Elbe River. See the Elbe Valley's most beautiful...

Dresden: Semperoper Tickets and Guided Tour

2. Dresden: Semperoper Tickets and Guided Tour

Visit the Semperoper in Dresden with its long history and elegant architecture. Embark on a guided tour...

Dresden: The Original Night Watchman Tour in Lantern Light

3. Dresden: The Original Night Watchman Tour in Lantern Light

Explore Dresden's beautiful Old Town at dusk and follow the historical night...

Dresden: Guided Tour of the Church of Our Lady

4. Dresden: Guided Tour of the Church of Our Lady

After meeting your guide in front of the Church of Our Lady, or the Frauenkirche, you’ll head right...

Royal Castle Dresden: General Admission Ticket

5. Royal Castle Dresden: General Admission Ticket

Pre-book your admission ticket to Residenzschloss, also known as the Dresden Castle or Royal Palace,...

Dresden: 1-Day Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Tour

6. Dresden: 1-Day Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Tour

Experience Dresden, the capital of the beautiful state of Saxony, on a double-decker bus and get off as often as...

Dresden: Guided Tour of the Volkswagen Transparent Factory

7. Dresden: Guided Tour of the Volkswagen Transparent Factory

Delve into the inner workings of the Volkswagen car factory in Dresden on a guided...

Dresden: Night Watchman Tour Through The Old Town

8. Dresden: Night Watchman Tour Through The Old Town

Meet your guide in front of the Zwinger. Explore the city and learn stories about the old Dresden...

Zwinger Dresden: Entry Ticket

9. Zwinger Dresden: Entry Ticket

Pre-book your entry ticket to the Zwinger in Dresden and gain access to the Zwinger’s Old Masters Picture Gallery, the...

Dresden: Tour of the Baroque Quarter with a Night Watchman

10. Dresden: Tour of the Baroque Quarter with a Night Watchman

Meet your guide at the Golden Rider, where your off-the-beaten-track tour will...

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What people are saying about Dresden

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 25,745 reviews

Laura was fabulous in how she wove a beautiful story around all the historical points of interest. This made the whole experience memorable. I also loved her dry humour which kept the entire tour alive !

Laura is a wonderful storyteller and she wove together the history of Dresden with humor and clarity. We loved our tour!!

Guide was informative and humorous. Lunch was good too! Great trip!

We had the best experience with the guys. Totally recommend them.

The tour was very interested and guide was excellent