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From Dresden: Christmassy Day Trip to the Ore Mountains

From Dresden: Christmassy Day Trip to the Ore Mountains

From US$ 110.13 per person

Get into the Christmas spirit on this day trip to the Ore Mountains. Meet a wood art craftswoman in the famous toy village of Seiffen and follow the glittering traces of Saxon silver mining in the mountain town of Freiberg.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Immerse yourself in the Christmas traditions of the Ore Mountains
  • Visit the silver mining town of Freiberg and sample some regional delicacies
  • Stroll through the Christmas markets and be enchanted by the countless Christmas decorations
Full description
Kick off  the Christmas season in style with a tour of the winter wonderland that is the Ore Mountains. Admire picture-perfect mountain towns covered in snow and bathed in twinkling lights as you make your way to your first stop, the village of Seiffen.  Here, meet a wood craftswoman who will introduce you to her traditional craft, wooden toy carvings. Pick up a unique and authentic souvenir in the form of a nut cracker or musical box.  Pay a visit to the mining town of Freiberg and learn more about the mysterious Christmas traditions of the locals. Make a stop at a smoking candle factory, where you can see how the much loved Smoking Man Christmas decorations are created. Afterward, sample some local delicacies including snacks and drinks. Later, enjoy some free time to visit the Seiffener and Freiberger Christmas markets and pick up some presents for your loved ones before making your way back to Dresden.
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Certified tour guide
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Handbook of Ore Mountain Christmas traditions
  • Meals
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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Meeting point

Dresden main station, directly at the Bayrische Street exit

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Important information

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  • This tour is capped at a maximum of 8 participants.
Customer reviews

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5 /5

based on 4 reviews

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We were picked up on time, had a wonderful tour guide through Mr. Oehme all day. Many little extras, such as a welcome gift, snack, mulled wine, egg pennants. Since I am not so good on foot, I would always drive up straight. It was an interesting and informative day (9 hours). Any time.

December 24, 2018

A fascinating day exploring the history and traditions of an amazing area. Pedro was a fantastic guide who went out of his way to ensure that the tour exceeded expectation. His personal touch was greatly appreciated. Can fully recommended this tour.

December 8, 2019

Excellent tour! We had a great time with Pedro. He was very knowledgeable and provided great cultural perspective

December 1, 2019

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