Dresden Highlights: Walking tour plus visit to the Royal Palace or Old Masters

Dresden Highlights: Walking tour plus visit to the Royal Palace or Old Masters

Dresden by itself is a rare jewel with an engrossing history and a phoenix like story. A walking tour is essential to do it justice.
But a walking tour is just the bare minimum, for to visit Dresden without experiencing its cultural aspects is to miss a remarkable opportunity. Allow me to guide you through one of it's world class museums. You can choose between the collections in the Royal Palace and The Old Masters Picture Gallery.
The best way to see Dresden in satisfying detail without being overwhelmed.
This is a 'must do' tour!

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Schlossplatz, Dresden, Saxony Germany

The main gateway to Dresden, at the foot of the Augustus Bridge, the Castle Square is suurounded by the Royal Palace, the Catholic Cathedral and the first Saxon Parliament building. It also leads up to the Brühl's Terrace atop the former fortifications.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Katholische Hofkirche, Schloss Strasse 24, 01067 Dresden, Saxony Germany

The Royal Cathedral of Dresden is a magnificent structure. Built in secret by a catholic ruler in protestant Saxony, the former court church has some unusual features and is one of the burial sites of the Royal family. We will see it from the outside and learn its interesting story.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Procession of Princes, Augustusstrasse, 01067 Dresden, Saxony Germany

100 metres long, 24,000 thousand tiles, the longest porcelain artwork in the world. There are secrets and stories hidden within it. See if you can spot them!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Am Theaterplatz, 01067 Dresden, Saxony Germany

The Theaterplatz of Dresden is where the city comes together to make its voice heard. Dominated by the imposing Semperopera, the square is enclosed by the Royal Palace, The Cathedral and Old Masters Gallery and considered by many to be one of the most beautiful squares of Europe. You will see the State Opera from outside during the walking tour of the historic city centre and learn about its history, its architecture and its importance.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Dresden Zwinger, Theaterplatz 1 Ostra-Allee, 01067 Dresden, Saxony Germany

It is considered a sculpture you can experience and was conceptualized as the entrance to a grand new royal palace that was never built. It is a reminder of the exotic and fantastic parties once held here 300 years ago.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Frauenkirche Dresden, Georg-Treu-Platz 3 Eingang G der Frauenkirche, 01067 Dresden, Saxony Germany

This is the symbol of Dresden, the personification of Dresden's rising from the ashes. You will learn its story and time permitting we can go in for a quick visit.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Royal Palace (Residenzschloss), Schlossplatz 1 Taschenbergpalais 2, 01067 Dresden, Saxony Germany

Built, burnt down, rebuilt. Repaired and extended, burnt, rebuilt. The Royal Palace is an eclectic guardian of the history of the family that ruled Saxony and is home to their astounding collection of treasures. You can pick the option of walking through the Castle and explore the museums as one of your choices on this tour (the other choice being The Old Masters Gallery)
Please keep in mind that the Royal Castle is closed on Tuesday and the Old Masters on Monday

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (Dresden Art Galleries), Dresden, Saxony Germany

After a walking tour of the city centre we will visit one of the museums of Dresden's astounding State Art Collections: you can choose between the Old Masters Gallery (Old Masters Paintings as well as original Roman sculptures) OR a visit to the Royal Castle with its New Green Vault and newly restored Parade Rooms and Royal Residences.
This is the best way to experience this rich, varied and absorbing treasure without getting overwhelmed. The tour finds the perfect balance between getting an overview of the collections and a satisfying depth of detail.
Please keep in mind that the Royal Castle is closed on Tuesday and the Old Masters on Monday

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"
"As this is a private tour you will not need to wear masks while outside for the walking tour but only while inside the museum. Guides are fully vaccinated"

Hora de Inicio:
Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.
Dresden Highlights: Walking tour plus visit to the Royal Palace or Old Masters
1/4/2023 - 8/1/2023
Monday - Sunday : 09:30 AM - 06:00 PM

Duración: 3 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Schloßplatz, Schloßpl., 01067 Dresden, Germany

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Guiding: Walking tour of the historic Old Town plus guiding in the museum of your choice

No Incluye

  • The tickets to the museum that you pick are not included
  • Entry/Admission - Royal Palace (Residenzschloss)
  • Entry/Admission - Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (Dresden Art Galleries)


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