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  • Dresden: Semperoper Tickets and 45-Minute Guided Tour

    1. Dresden: Semperoper Tickets and 45-Minute Guided Tour

    Visit the Semperoper in Dresden with its long history and elegant architecture. Embark on a guided tour through this historic opera and uncover the prestige and history behind each turn.

    Begin at the beautiful Semperoper in Dresden and admire the magnificent architecture in the style of the Italian Renaissance. Explore ornate rooms, reconstructed in the original style.

    Discover the great acoustics in the elaborate auditorium and learn about the rich history of this grand building. Experience the atmosphere in one of the most beautiful and prestigious opera houses in the world, a truly unforgettable experience.

    An important landmark that you can only fully appreciate when you have seen the inside as well as the outside and the very interesting historical context

  • Dresden City Card for 1-3 Days

    2. Dresden City Card for 1-3 Days

    Use the Dresden City Card to explore the capital of Saxony - experience the city's culture, enjoy leisure activities and concert performances, or dine in a restaurant. Take advantage of free transportation on the local buses, trams, and S-Bahn, as well as discounts on many more tourist offers including museums, sightseeing tours, concerts, theater shows, dining, and shopping. Museums and Exhibitions Dresden Transport Museum (-1,00 EUR) Dresden City Museum (-1,00 EUR) Carl-Maria-von-Weber Museum (-1,00 EUR) Schillerhäuschen (free) Asisi Panometer (-1,50 EUR) Sightseeing and City Tours City Sightseeing Tour with 22 stops (-2,00 EUR) Comedy Tour Dresden (-7,00 EUR) Segway Tour Dresden (-10,00 EUR) Tour of the Semperoper (Dresden opera house) (-1,00 EUR) Tours by Dresden Information (-2,00 EUR) Concerts and Theater Herkuleskeule (-10%) S...

    The information counter to collect the Dresden City Card was within a small shopping mall right in front of the Frauenkirche Dresden. It may be missed due to the many restaurants alfresco there.

  • Dresden: Gala Concert in the Dresden Zwinger

    3. Dresden: Gala Concert in the Dresden Zwinger

    Experience an evening in the Dresden Zwinger in Classical style and let pieces by Vivaldi, Mozart, Verdi, Beethoven and other famous composers of the era enchant you. Decide which performance of which composer's pieces you'd like to hear and enjoy masterpieces of classic, spirited polkas at a concert of waltz dreams or hear Vivaldi's Four Seasons. Program 2021/2022 Winter Dreams Music of Spring - all shows start at 5:00 PM Waltz Dreams – all shows start at 5:00 PM Vivaldi - The Four Seasons Masterpieces of Classics - all shows start at 5:00 PM Viennese Classical Arts - all shows start at 5:00 PM Summer Nights - all shows start at 5:00 PM Autumn Colors - all shows start at 5:00 PM Russian Dreams Italian Night ...

    Easy to locate the concert room. It was clearly signposted. Musicians were excellent and highly skilled. We thoroughly enjoyed it.

  • Dresden: Semperoper Guided Tour for Families

    4. Dresden: Semperoper Guided Tour for Families

    During this guided tour created specifically for families, the Semperoper opera house welcomes young and old alike to get to know this important destination in Dresden together.  Parents and children are invited to ask any questions they may have about Semperopera, its history, and its secrets. What does a normal day look like in an opera house with a new performance each day? Experience the special atmosphere of one of the most beautiful and prestigious opera houses in the world, promising a truly luxurious experience for the whole family. A visit to the Semperoper is a must for every visitor of Dresden.

  • Dresden Regio Card for 1, 2, or 3 Days

    5. Dresden Regio Card for 1, 2, or 3 Days

    Explore the capital of Saxony the easy way with the Dresden Regio Card. Experience the culture and leisure, concerts and restaurants of the city. Take advantage of free travel on local buses, trams, and trains in Dresden and the surrounding area as well as discounts at museums and other tourist attractions such as bus tours, walking tours, concerts, theatre, gastronomy, and shopping. Choose between the Dresden Regio Card and the Regio Card Plus for individuals or families. Examples of discounts: Museums and exhibitions Dresden Transport Museum (- €1) Dresden City Museum (- €1) Carl-Maria-von-Weber-Museum (- €1) Schiller Pavilion (free) Asisi Panometer Dresden (-€1.50) Many more City tours Bus tour with 22 stops (- €2) Comedy Tour Dresden (- €7) Tour of the Semperoper Dresden (- €1.00) Tasty Dresden – Culinary Guided Tour (- €1) Walki...

  • Böttger the Alchemist: 1-Hour Guided Tour in Dresden

    6. Böttger the Alchemist: 1-Hour Guided Tour in Dresden

    Experience Barokkokko’s unique entertainment program, which successfully combines performance and drama where guests are removed from their passive roles and become part of the production themselves. Johann Friedrich Böttger has been looking forward to the experience for a long time and at last he may introduce a hand-picked group of participants to the highest science of mankind. The grumpy alchemist already feels like a real professor and gives his “students” tremendously useful advice on how to handle the foodstuffs by using various instruments and preserving meticulous laboratory conditions. It seems Böttger has already been eagerly engaged in researching the effects of mercury, arsenic, and lead, and now conducts his lectures with a slight moronic confusion. This can only be a good thing! Böttger is generally credited with discovering the secrets of the creation of porcelain in E...

  • Dresden: 1.5-Hour Guided Tour of Pillnitz Castle

    7. Dresden: 1.5-Hour Guided Tour of Pillnitz Castle

    The Countess von Brühl will greet you at the "Alte Wache" or Old Guardhouse and will then explain civilized etiquette to get you ready for the evening's formal ball. After the drink the ladies of status begin their tour, taking you to the starting point of all festivities: the Riverside Palace. The Venetian gondolas moor here, from which the guests emerge before they indulge in lavish feasts, masquerade balls, theater performances, illuminations, and much more. In the pleasure garden between the Upper Palace and the Riverside Palace, the Countess bestows a deep insight into the subtle art of Baroque society games and reminisces about the bygone festivities. However, they stop for a moment when entering the palace garden. In the shadows of the colossal hedges, the cloak of secrecy is lifted to reveal the secrets to the art of female communication with a handheld fan. With the certainty...

    I had a wonderful experience in countess von Brühl's company for 2 hours. The countess had a profound knowledge of the history of Saxony, Pillnitz Castle and court life in the 18th century. She was kind, charming and made me feel welcome, and she was stunningly beautiful in her costume. It was 2 fantastic hours!

  • Dresden: Semperoper and Old Town Tour with Mulled Wine

    8. Dresden: Semperoper and Old Town Tour with Mulled Wine

    Begin your tour by entering the Semperoper to discover the rich interiors and beautiful architecture in Italian High Renaissance style, reconstructed according to the original plans. Learn more about the incredible acoustics and storied history of the beautifully arranged auditorium. With your guide, discover the many cultural highlights of Dresden as you discover the old town of the city. See many notable landmarks such as the Zwinger built in the Baroque style, the museum complex of Dresden Castle, the world-famous Frauenkirche, and the newly-established Neumarkt. To finish your tour, enjoy the German tradition of drinking a warming local mulled wine at the Christmas market by the Dresden Frauenkirche in the Münzgasse.

  • Dresden: 1.5-Hour Historical Costume Tour

    9. Dresden: 1.5-Hour Historical Costume Tour

    Experience an extraordinary costume tour and enjoy an exciting journey through time – just make sure that you do not commit a court faux pas. Let the “Prime Minister of Saxony” Heinrich von Brühl or his wife take you on an entertaining journey through time to the city of Dresden in the 18th century. Gain an unforgettable insight into life at the Court of Augustus the Strong and his son. Count or Countess von Brühl will not rest until you have mastered their courtly manners and know how to behave properly at court.

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What people are saying about Dresden

I had a wonderful experience in countess von Brühl's company for 2 hours. The countess had a profound knowledge of the history of Saxony, Pillnitz Castle and court life in the 18th century. She was kind, charming and made me feel welcome, and she was stunningly beautiful in her costume. It was 2 fantastic hours!

Very well organized under the special circumstances - great concert, very committed young musicians - great

great tour with a very enthusiastic and smart guide ! i really do recommend it

Very experienced guide. Interesting facts and figures. Fun to listen to.

Everything easy to get to and use, friendly staff on ship.