Art & culture guidances Dresden - tours & walks to historic places
Our apartments, guest homes, vacancies and other self cataring accommodations in DresdenBaroque District near near the old city, the Church Of Our Lady, the Semper Opera House, the Historical Green Vault, the Pillnitz Castle, the Moritzburg Castle and the Dresden Castles along the river Elbe. Our guests live in the inner City, the centre of Dresden - a good starting point for a journey to discover the Saxon palaces and castles, for sightseeing tours in Dresden and art and cultural tours around the city.
Discover Saxony !
A unique cultural landscape consistent with architecture, art and graciously people
Explose Dresden and surroundings with a city, travel & cultural guide, follow the footsteps of August the Strong (1670 - 1733), visit the scenes of courtly life, creative cultural work and bustling diplomacy of old and up to our present days. Allow yourself some rest and relaxation in the large and small gardens of the Saxon land of castles and discover the beauty of Dresden and its vicinity.
Pillnitz Castle and Park
An impression of grace and glorious blossoms
Anecdotes dating back to the time of August the Strong (1670 - 1733) and the Countess of Cosel (1680 - 1765) will accompany you on your walk through the palace garden. On intricate paths you come across works of art of Baroque horticulture, rare woods, and certainly some ghosts of old times of personalities consigned to history.
Guided Walk along the Dresden castles close to the river Elbe
Experience the “Three Castles” in a very special way
The guided tour stretches across the castles along the river Elbe - Albrechtsberg, Villa Stockhausen (Lingnerschloss), and Castle Eckberg through artfully arranged English gardens to the terraces at the banks of the river Elbe. You will learn special details about their architecture and building history, about the former owners, about today’s use of these magnificent buildings, and about winegrowing in this exclusive location. The castles along the river Elbe are situated only 3 km upstream from the Dresden city centre and belonged till 2009 to the world cultural heritage “Dresden Elbe Valley”. A stunning view at the town and the river landscape that goes far into the Elbe Sandstone Mountains (Saxon Switzerland) is waiting for the guests here.
The Hunting Seat Moritzburg Castle
A castle set on a lake and its fabulous treasures
This guided walking tour of the cultural landscape around Moritzburg with the Hunting Seat, the Fasanenschlösschen (little pheasant castle), and on to the lighthouse will enjoy guests on a half day tour outside of Dresden. August the Strong (1670 - 1733) not only indulges his passion for hunting here, but rather actualised another splendid piece of baroque architecture and landscape gardening. The walk leads through a spacious park and a landscape of ponds, where many artistic accents find harmonically together and want to be explored and inquired by the visitors. This short journey of discovery of the park is peppered with Saxon history and anecdotes from the Baroque court life and on to the renaissance of the current Saxon nobility.
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