No wonder Dresden is also called the «Florence of the Elbe»: In one of the greenest cities in Europe you can expect world-class museums, baroque elegance and the oldest and largest paddle steamer fleet in the world.
Arrival to Dresden
With a leisurely day train journey or a direct flight from Zurich you reach «Florence of the Elbe», as the city is also called. No matter if train or flight, once you are there, then you know why Dresden is worth the trip!
Capital of Saxony
Between the foothills of the Osterzgebirge, the Lausitzer Granitplatte and the Elbsandsteingebirge Dresden is the capital of the state of Saxony. It is the easternmost city in Germany. The Elbe flows through the city with its more than 500,000 inhabitants.
Dresden's reputation as one of Germany's most beautiful cities dates back to the 16th century. The reconstruction and restoration work of the Allied bombed city in World War II is still partially in progress. Dresden is home to one of the world's most important collections of ceramics and Meissner, Japanese and Chinese porcelain, among other important cultural monuments.
Arts and Culture
Frauenkirche, Semperoper, Fürstenzug, Residenzschloss and much more Dresden has to offer! Numerous sights as well as art and culture can be discovered in Dresden.
In addition to the museums and the magnificent buildings, there are various events in Dresden, which are worth a visit. For example, the Dresden Music Festival, concerts in the Dresden Zwinger, or the Dresden Schlösserschlacht, just to name a few.
High above Dresden
If you just want to let your eyes wander over the city, we recommend the ride on the funicular railway, which was operated with steam until 1909. With its unique charm you will definitely be captivated by the city.
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