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Discover Dresden: The Beautiful City on the River

Cuisine, Culture, Nature

Dresden is a leading city in Europe in the field of art, culture, and technology. Despite the sad events of World War II, Dresden has not lost its charm and keeps enchanting visitors from around the world with its attractions and beautiful architecture. Explore Corendon Airlines' affordable and flexible Dresden flights and book your flight to this magical city right away.

Feature / Location

Capital city of German state of Saxony / Located on the banks of River Elbe

Currency

Euro

Weather

Summers are warm and cloudy; winters are long, cold, snowy and windy

Time Zone

GMT+1

Airports

Dresden Airport

Activities

See historical places; go shopping; join a walking tour in the city

Dresden is a unique place that you cannot pass by indifferently. It is the fourth city in Germany with the largest number of visitors, reaching 10 million a year. Dresden has a couple of frequently used nicknames, such as Florence of the North and Beauty on the Elbe. They are well deserved. Those who have visited this charming baroque city always want to return there. And it is fully justified. Search Corendon Airlines for the most suitable flights to Dresden now and discover this beautiful city.

What Is Dresden best known for ?

Dresden is a beautiful city with its rich historical and cultural attractions, beautiful Baroque architecture, green spaces and urban areas. Visit to get a sense of modern and traditional together at the same time. 

 

 

  • Cuisine
  • Culture
  • Nature

Dresden Cuisine

Cuisine
Dresden Cuisine Wiegebraten
Dresden Cuisine Wiegebraten

Wiegebraten

Dresdner Wiegebraten is one of Dresden's flagship dishes. It is roasted ground beef, pork mixed with veal, mixed with white bread, eggs, and spices, necessarily with bacon. The dish is usually served with boiled or fried potatoes and sauce. If you like meat, this is a must-try in Dresden restaurants.

Dresden Cuisine Pfunds Molkerei (Pfunds Dairy)
Dresden Cuisine Pfunds Molkerei (Pfunds Dairy)

Pfunds Molkerei (Pfunds Dairy)

Pfunds Molkerei (Pfunds Dairy) is a unique attraction of Dresden in New Town. Pfunds Molkerei entered 1998 the Guinness Book of Records as the most beautiful dairy shop in the world. The company was founded by a farmer named Pfund in 1879, who wanted to supply the inhabitants of Dresden with fresh milk straight from the cow. In the first years of existence, buyers could see six cows milked in the back room, and their milk was sold immediately after that. Today a variety of dairy products attract fans from all over the world.

 

Dresden Cuisine Radeberger Beer Goulash
Dresden Cuisine Radeberger Beer Goulash

Radeberger Beer Goulash

Radeberger Beer Goulash (Goulash with Radeberg beer) is another favorite dish of Dresden cuisine. Apparently, it was once a favorite dish of the German rulers. The taste of this dish consists of meat diced and dipped in flour and then fried with onions and garlic. This mixture is boiled over low heat in broth and a good deal of Raderberger Pils. To experience this magical city for yourself, make sure to book the next flight to Dresden from Corendon Airlines and start your journey.

Dresden Culture

Culture
Dresden Culture Church of the Virgin Mary (Frauenkirche)
Dresden Culture Church of the Virgin Mary (Frauenkirche)

Church of the Virgin Mary (Frauenkirche)

This unique baroque temple built in the 18th century was completely destroyed at the end of World War II and remained in ruins until the reunification of Germany in 1989, being a literal monument to protest against the war. The rebuilt church was consecrated only in 2005, one year before the city's 800th anniversary. It is, after the Strasbourg Cathedral, the largest sandstone building in the world. Take the elevator to the observation deck of the church's dome to admire the wonderful panorama of the city and the Elbe Valley.

Dresden Culture Fürstenzug
Dresden Culture Fürstenzug

Fürstenzug

Fürstenzug is the largest porcelain painting in the world. It is 102m long, burned to approx. 23 thousand porcelain tiles from nearby Meissen, famous for the oldest porcelain manufacture in Germany. This unique work is located on the stable wall of the Residence Castle in the Old Town. Fortunately, it was not damaged during World War II. It presents 94 people, including only one woman, and almost all Saxon princes and kings at the turn of the 8th century.

Dresden Culture Zwinger
Dresden Culture Zwinger

Zwinger

It is a baroque palace erected as the royal residence of King Augustus II the Strong in 1709. It is a complex of buildings consisting of pompously decorated pavilions, gates, gardens and fountains, where the most grand parties and cultural events in Europe were held during the reign of the king. Currently, in the palace, you can visit the Old Masters Picture Gallery, the Mathematical and Physical Salon and the Porcelain Museum. After the war damages, the palace was rebuilt in 1964.

 

Dresden Nature

Nature
Dresden Nature Grosser Garten (the Great Garden)
Dresden Nature Grosser Garten (the Great Garden)

Grosser Garten (the Great Garden)

Grosser Garten (the Great Garden) is the largest park in the city, the "green lungs" of Dresden with an area of 147 ha, is located near the Old Town. Grosser Garten was founded in the 17th century in the Baroque era and because of that it offers visitors and residents a unique mix of recreational areas such as meadows and open spaces for walking as well as the Botanical Garden, open-air theatre, 150 different sculptures and a park railway.

Dresden Nature Saxon Switzerland
Dresden Nature Saxon Switzerland

Saxon Switzerland

Saxon Switzerland - only 40 km from Dresden, is a magnet for nature lovers from all over the world. It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in Germany for hiking, walking and climbing. The landscape of Swiss Saxony is largely made up of sandstone mountains with vertical walls and pillars of fantastic forms situated among vine-covered valleys and unique gorges.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Dresden

How can I get around Dresden? What are my transportation options?

Dresden is an eastern German road, train, and air transport hub. The city has a dense, comprehensive, and reliable network of tram and bus lines. Dresden also has two major train stations, an international airport, and an inner harbor on the Elbe River waterway. So, the visitors get to reach almost every point of the city and the surrounding area with great convenience.

What's the best way to see Dresden?

The best way to see Dresden is preferably on foot or by bike, as it is a flat city. It is worth buying a day transport ticket if you care about time.

What are my accommodation alternatives when looking for a place to stay in Dresden?

There are over 150 different Dresden hotel accommodation facilities throughout the city, which offer over 15,000 beds in various categories and price ranges. In addition to high-class hotels in Dresden, you will also find many cheap hostels, youth hostels, and cheap guest rooms or private accommodations, which provide the most budget-friendly accommodation in Dresden. There are also three camping sites for tourists. It is worth remembering that there is a visitor tax in Dresden, the so-called accommodation tax, and it is often not included in the accommodation price when booking. The tourist tax of 6% depends on the room price and is charged every night. Remember to check out Corendon Airlines' hotel options to land on an accommodation suitable for your taste and preferences.

Do they speak English in Dresden?

Yes, you can find a lot of people who can speak English well in Dresden.

What Is Dresden best known for?

Dresden is a beautiful city with rich historical and cultural attractions, beautiful Baroque architecture, green spaces, and urban areas. Visit to get a sense of modern and traditional together at the same time. Dresden sightseeing opportunities never end, so it's best to list things to do in Dresden while planning your trip.
 
 

 

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Transportation in Dresden

Dresden is a road, train and air transport hub in eastern Germany. The city has a dense, comprehensive and reliable network of tram and bus lines. Dresden also has two major train stations, an international airport and an inner harbour on the Elbe river waterway. So, the visitors get reach almost every point of the city and the surrounding area with great convenience.

Accommodation in Dresden

There are over 150 different accommodation facilities in Dresden, which offer over 15,000 beds in various categories and price ranges. In addition to high-class hotels in Dresden, you will also find many cheap hostels, youth hostels and cheap guest rooms or private accommodation, which provide the cheapest accommodation in Dresden. There are also 3 camping sites for tourists. It is worth remembering that there is a visitor tax in Dresden, the so-called accommodation tax, and is often not included in the price of the accommodation when booking. The tourist tax of 6% depends on the room price and is charged every night.

Dresden Weather

In Dresden, summers are warm and cloudy, while winters are long, very cold, windy, and mostly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature and the weather in Dresden typically vary from -2 Celsius to 25 Celsius degrees. July is the hottest month of the year, and January is the coldest one.

17 C Light Rain
TODAY Apr 14, Sun
  • Apr 15, Mon 9 Light Rain
  • Apr 16, Tue 8 Light Rain
  • Apr 17, Wed 7 Light Rain
  • Apr 18, Thu 6 Light Rain
  • Apr 19, Fri 3 Light Rain