Guided tour

Dresden: Historic City Walking Tour with Christmas Market

Dresden: Historic City Walking Tour with Christmas Market

From US$ 16.98 per person

Stroll through the historic city center of Dresden and admire the famous baroque monuments as you listen to stories of the city's colorful and dramatic past. Visit one of Germany's oldest and largest Christmas markets to try local delicacies.

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  • Marvel at the Frauenkirche with its inspiring story of rebirth
  • Stroll through the magical Zwinger
  • Learn about Dresden as a cultural capital of art and music
  • Discover the world's largest porcelain painting
  • Walk through an enchanting Christmas market
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Enjoy a walking tour of historic Dresden and see the sights on the banks of the Elbe River. Learn about the city’s turbulent history from your knowledgeable guide.

Begin your tour at Schlossplatz on the River Elbe, where the city was founded. Visit the adjacent Cathedral, which reflects Dresden's tumultuous religious history.

Continue to Theaterplatz, with one of Europe's most beautiful opera houses and the State Art Collections housed in the magnificent buildings surrounding the square. Listen to inspiring stories of rebuilding and rebirth after the destruction of the city during World War II.

End the tour in one of the Christmas Markets to try local wine and delicacies.

  • Tour of historical Dresden (sights viewed from outside)
  • Guide
  • Visit to Christmas market
  • Small Christmas treat
  • Entry tickets
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • Masks are optional for this activity
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Meeting point

Meeting point: At the base of the seated Friedrich August I statue on Schloss Platz Dresden (between the Royal Palace and Augustus Bridge). Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour begins.

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  • The tour will take place under all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
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