The splendour of the Zwinger, Green Vault, Semper Opera House and Frauenkirche stands alongside modern architectural masterpieces such as the New Synagogue, the Military History Museum and ambitious construction projects of the present.
The historic Altstadt (left bank) and the lively Neustadt (right bank) perfectly complement each other, as do the busy life of the city and the slower pace of its Elbland surroundings – both beautiful in their own way.
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The cultural and recreational facilities remain closed for the time being and the catering establishments are only open for a limited time. Your next Dresden Elbland visit will thus have to wait for the time being. But you don’t have to miss out on anything from home. We have put together fantastic 360° tours, virtual tours, great concerts, and creative ideas for playing and crafting for you to bring beauty, joie de vivre, culture, enjoyment and nature home.
Fascinating sides of our grandiose city, as you have not seen it in this form. To look at, to whet your appetite, to discover and to plan. Experience all facets of the worth seeing, exciting and surprising Dresden – just let yourself be inspired. A few clicks are enough.
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Finally, it’s time to pack your bags again. For holidays in your own country. Dresden Elbland is ready and waiting for you with attractive offers.
Combine relaxation and action, nature and culture and discover the numerous leisure possibilities. We have the right accommodation for you: a stylish hotel in Dresden’s old town or rather a cosy pension in the Elbland? Simply put together your own individual holiday programme!
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From the cosy family round to the sporty challenge, everyone who wants to explore the Elbland on two wheels gets his money’s worth.
One of the most beautiful cycle paths in Germany leads through Dresden Elbland: the Elbe Cycle Path. On a two-day tour without any significant ascents between Pirna and Riesa you will discover the most beautiful spots.
It gets a little more demanding in the hilly area southwest of Dresden. Deep valleys with rushing streams and hills with beautiful views alternate between Tharandt and Wilsdruff.
It gets more mountainous during the Saxon winegrower tour along the vineyards.
“Dresden Altstadt is one big museum, with lots of interesting shops, great restaurants and nice people. It is a panorama that you can instantly take in and savour, just like a delicious cake.”
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“What I like about Dresden is the ease with which you can get around. I live in the Neustadt district, and all I have to do is cycle across the bridge straight into the heart of the Altstadt. I find this juxtaposition of historic, culturally significant buildings and new architecture intellectually stimulating.”
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A relaxing train journey. A really plush hotel. A city tour, the likes of which you’ve never seen before. And lots of really practical details that will smooth your visit to Dresden Elbland right from the start. Take a look at the package we have put together to ensure that you can enjoy every single minute you spend with us.
Neustadt or Altstadt? Right bank or left bank? A historical guided tour on foot or a journey back in time? You decide what sort of discovery tour matches up with your personal interests.
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Here you will find your suitable travel package. Or simply put together your own individual holiday programme! Choose the right one for you from our cosy hotels and numerous leisure activities.
Dresden Welcome Card
There are so many things to see and explore in Dresden, and with the Dresden Welcome Card, you will also make considerable savings. It offers at least 80 discounts, free admission to the museums as well as free travel by bus and train.
The Bahnhit Dresden package is a convenient way to organise your visit to Dresden. Travel comfortably by train and stay overnight in selected top hotels.
Come and pay us a visit!
Dresden Elbland can be easily reached from all points of the compass. By environmentally responsible and comfortable train, individually by car, inexpensively by long-distance bus – and of course also by air. If you have any questions, we will be happy to advise you individually.
ICE, IC and EC services bring you to Dresden in comfort and without changing trains. There are also plenty of local connections to destinations in the Elbland region.
BY LONG-DISTANCE BUS
There are numerous express bus services to the Elbe metropolis, e.g. Flixbus. . (Please check availability of seats well in advance.)
The Saxon state capital is served by the A4, A13 and A17 motorways. The A14 from Magdeburg/Leipzig merges with the A4 west of the city.
The airport is only nine kilometres to the north. From the S-Bahn terminus at the airport, Line 2 gets you to the city centre in about 20 minutes.