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Dresden: Sunset Paddle Steamer Cruise on the Elbe River

Product ID: 217098
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Unwind with a relaxing steamboat cruise down the Elbe – perfect for couples or the whole family. Marvel at the stately castles along the river. See in the sunset on your way back.
About this activity
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Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Duration: 3.5 hours
Starting time 7:00 PM
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English, German
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English, German

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  • Lean back and enjoy peaceful boat trip along the Elbe
  • Listen to the history of Dresden as you roll down the river
  • Pass by the 4 Bridges of the Elbe, and the famous “Blue Wonder"
  • See the castles of the Loschwitzer district
Full description
Gently roll down the Elbe on a relaxing boat trip to Pillnitz and back. Sit back and relax as you float by the scenic landscapes of the Elbe Valley. See the Albrechtsberg castle, the Eckberg castle, the Lingner Castle and the Blue Bridge. Start your tour by boarding a historical steamship in the Terrasanufer, located in the heart of Dresden.

Admire the stately manors of the Loschwitzer district. In the 1920s and ’30s, the district was the most expensive living area in all of Europe. Marvel at the vineyards that line the banks of the Elbe. Pass by the 4 famous bridges of the Elbe. Listen to the onboard commentary and learn about the history of the area.

Take a peek at your steamboat’s engine. Look down into the engine room and watch the pistons as they propel the boat forward. This is an authentic steamboat, not a replica.

Be mesmerized by the soft glow of the evening light at your return to the old city center. Enjoy food and drinks available for purchase onboard.
  • Boat trip
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Transfer to and from the Pier

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Meeting point

Your voucher must be exchanged for a valid ticket (at the ticket shop on pier #2). Please collect tickets up to 3 hours before departure.

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From US$ 28.37 per person

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Product ID: 217098