Take a comprehensive tour of of Dresden – don't just see the city on foot and by bus! Take a steamboat down the Elbe, and ride the suspension railway. Get to know Dresden inside and out.
What to Expect
This roughly 3-hour sightseeing tour begins with a ride to Blasewitz on board a historical steamboat. The boat takes you down the Elbe river, past the picturesque scenery of the Old City.
In Blasewitz, you disembark and cross Dresden's most beautiful bridge, the Blue Wonder. The mountain railway takes you up the slope of the Elbe to Oberloschwitz, where you can enjoy a fantastic panorama view of the city. From here you can either get back on the train, or hike down the Elb slope of Loschwitz on one of the numerous trails.
Immediately afterwards, the "Grand City Tour" begins at the Blaues Wunder/Grundstraße bus stop. The tour makes 22 stops, with plenty of possibilities to get on and off the bus.
- Grand Discovery Tour: Elbdampfer (steamboat) – cliff railway or suspension railway
- Grand city tour
- Evening tours
- Guided tour of the Zwinger palace complex
- Guided tour of the Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady)
- Guided tour of the Procession of Princes mural
- Pfund's Dairy
- Night guard circuit
The dock is a 5-minute walk from the Theaterplatz/An der Augustusbrücke bus stop.
What to Remember
Tickets for the Elbdampfer (steamboat) are only available at the Theaterplatz/An der Augustusbrücke bus stop. Please arrive at the bus stop 30 minutes before departure.
If the ships don't sail as planned, the boat ride is cancelled without replacement.
May — September: 10:00/12:00/14:00
April and October: 10:00/14:00
The bus departs at the following times for this combination tour:
April - October
09:30 - 17:00, departures every 15-30 minutes
You can use your day ticket to get off the bus at any time. Buses come to each of the 22 stops every 30 minutes, and you can get back on whenever you'd like.