Saxony's kings were enthusiastic art collectors, and over the centuries acquired treasures of immeasurable value. Discover Dresden’s exhibitions, including Dresdner Zwinger, Albertinum or the famous Royal Palace including Europe's largest treasure chamber.
Semper Opera House is at the cultural heart of Dresden. Named after its creator, Gottfried Semper, the architecturally impressive opera house was originally built in 1838 on the Theatre Square where it was restored and eventually reopened in 1985 in all its original splendour.
Enjoy a guided tour of the Transparent Factory of Volkswagen in Dresden, where the Phaeton is produced by hand, and a special dinner at Restaurant Lesage located inside the manufactory and managed by the Taschenbergpalais.
Königstein Fortress is situated atop a mountain plateau inside Saxon Switzerland National Park offering fantastic panoramic views of Saxon-Bohemian Switzerland, all the way to the foothills of eastern Erzgebirge and Dresden.
Travelling in Dresden’s cable cars is a special experience because of their unique charm. The upper station of the suspension railway offers visitors a lovely view of the Elbe Valley and technology enthusiasts will enjoy the interesting railway exhibitions.
The Dresden Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) is located in the heart of Dresden's historic city centre close to the Semper Opera House and Royal Palace. Acting as a symbol of peace well beyond German borders, Dresden Frauenkirche is one of the most famous churches in the world.
The artists of the Romantic Period where amazed by the breath-taking beauty of untouched nature and by the backdrop of the one and only Sächsische Schweiz. Peer through the eyes of artists such as Caspar David Friedrich and allow them to enchant you with the beauty of nature.
August the Great is known for his desire to build. Aside from the Taschenberg Palace, which he built for his mistress, Anna Constantia, he also created the hunting lodge at Moritzburg. A mere 20 minutes’ drive from the hotel delivers you cleanly into the 18th century.
About 13 km from Dresden Schloss & Park Pillnitz is situated right at the riverside. On the authority of August the Strong, court architect M. D. Pöppelmann constructed this architectural marvel. Today, it is perhaps best known for its botanical garden.