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Dresden: Paddle Steamer Winter Cruise to Pillnitz

Dresden: Paddle Steamer Winter Cruise to Pillnitz

Activity provider: WEIßE FLOTTE SACHSEN GmbH

From US$ 30.50 per person

Discover the picturesque castles of Dresden on this boat tour as you sail through the city on a historic paddle steamer.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Marvel at the streets of Dresden from the water
  • Admire the 3 river castles
  • Sip on a comforting cup of mulled wine
  • See the historic Pillnitz Castle
  • Sail past the Blue Wonder Bridge
Full description
Embark on a scenic cruise through the city center of Dresden from the comfort of an authentic paddle steamer. Explore the historic Old Town, the Baroque Quarter, the 3 famous Dresden Elbe Castles, and the Blue Wonder Bridge. Sail towards Pillnitz Castle and Park, which transforms into a sparkling Christmas garden every winter. The ship will turn in front of this castle. On the way back, enjoy views of the wintery river landscape with a cup of hot mulled wine. Finally, enjoy panoramic views of the Old Town before arriving back at the pier.
  • Boat tour
  • Audio commentary via on-board announcements or app
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Check the timetable on pier 2 for information about which pier your tour will depart from. This tour has the line number 80 - this is shown as "Line 80" or L80.

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December 5, 2022

Shipping would be great if information would come over loudspeakers. But you have to download an app that doesn't really work. So we looked out the window for 2.5 hours and didn't find out anything. Unfortunately a bad choice.

November 27, 2022

Very nice excursion with the family.

November 27, 2022

Product ID: 393184