The capital of the German state of Saxony is also affectionately called Florence on the Elbe River and it is a city rich in world-famous art treasures and sights. In the baroque city of Dresden, you will find celebrated buildings such as the Church of our Lady, the Zwinger Castle, Royal Catholic Chapel, the residence of the Saxon electors, the Semperoper opera house, the Church of our Lady and Brühl’s Terrace in the Old Town, just to name a few. This is where you will also find permanent exhibitions such as the Old Masters painting gallery and world-famous painting such as the Sistine Madonna, the Slumbering Venus or the Chocolate Girl. You will also find the moorings for Saxon Steam Ship Line – the oldest and largest paddle steamers in the world – at Brühl’s Terrace that entices you to take excursions down the Elbe River in the direction of Meissen to the Meissen Porcelain Factory and the Saxon wine hills on the banks of the Elbe River. Or you can sail up the Elbe River into the unique world of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains with its bastion, the Königstein fortress and the Rathen Cliff Theatre.
Do not hesitate to ask us – we’re glad to help you select, put together and prepare admission tickets.
You can also keep abreast of the ongoing events in Dresden when you are at our hotel.