Dresden and surroundings

Dresden und das Umland ist jeden Tag aufs Neue einen Ausflug wert. Ganze Bücher werden über diese schöne Stadt geschrieben und keines erfasst alles, was Sie im Elbflorenz entdecken können. Auch unsere Auflistung ist längst nicht vollständig, doch wir möchten Ihnen einen Einblick geben, was Sie in Dresden erwartet.

Beer Garden Brauhaus am Waldschlösschen

Villa am Waldschlösschen | Hotel - Pension | Dresden - Biergarten Brauhaus am Waldschlösschen

A historic brewery with a large beer garden, in the oldest stock brewery in Germany, which still brews today. In the brauhaustypisch rustic ambience we serve a regional hearty cuisine. Especially popular is the Pichelhaxe. But also Saxon specialties, light salads and fine desserts are on the menu.

The tasty beer is brewed in the in-house brewery by master brewer Holger Stark. During the daily guided tours through the adventure brewery, guests will learn interesting details about the art of brewing beer and then taste the freshly tapped Waldschlösschen beer at the historic Kupferkessel.

Every night live musicians entertain the guests!

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Dresdner Frauenkirche

Villa am Waldschlösschen | Hotel - Pension | Dresden - Dresdner Frauenkirche

The Dresdner Frauenkirche in the center of the historic city of Dresden has a long history.

The towns landmark was completely destroyed in world war two after the bombing on 02/15/1945 and the ruin was declared as a memorial against war and it took years until it was possible to rebuild with donations.

It took 11 years to rebuild the Frauenkirche until it was reopened on 10/30/2005. Since this day there were thousands of tourists who visited that building.

Did you know that most of the original stones which were not destroyed were used to rebuild the building ?

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Saxon Switzerland Steamboats

Villa am Waldschlösschen | Hotel - Pension | Dresden - Sächsische Dampfschiffahrt

Enjoy Dresden and the Elb Valley on another way and be welcome on board of the Saxon Switzerland Steamboats. With his 9 paddie steamers they got one of the oldest and greatest fleet of paddie steamers in the world.

The tour of the steamers starts in Seußlitz near Meissen and goes tu Bad Schandau in the Saxon Switzerland. On the tour you can discover from beautiful vineyards to the Saxon Switzerland a really nice surrounding.

Did you know the paddie steamers are between 83 and 133 years old?

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The new green arch

Villa am Waldschlösschen | Hotel - Pension | Dresden - Das Neue Grüne Gewölbe

The new green arch with its over 1000 precious and invaluable exhibits is a magnet for visitors and a perfect addition to the historic treasure chamber. You can find the permanent exhibition in the royal seat. With a perfect lightning technique and nonglare cabinets every antique work of art is a great experience.

Did you know the “Winzling” is one of the main attractions?

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Dresdner Semper Opera

Villa am Waldschlösschen | Hotel - Pension | Dresden - Dresdner Semperoper

The Semper Opera is located in the heart of Dresden in the historic center on the Elbe. 1838 King Friedrich August II gave Gottfried Semper the Order to build a new royal theater which burned out in 1869. Gottfried Semper and his son Manfred Semper established a second royal theater which was destroyed on 02/13/1945 in world war two. 1977 the rebuild of the 3rd semperoper was started which is today one of the most famous opera in the world.

Did you know you can take guided tours through the semper opera?

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Castle Pillnitz

Villa am Waldschlösschen | Hotel - Pension | Dresden - Schloss Pillnitz

In the east of Dresdens center in the Elb Valley you can find Pillnitz. Pillnitz with its castle and its park is one of the most significant chinoise castle all over Europe, with uncountable botanic treasures like about 400 “Kübelpflanzen” and many of rare old trees. But the true treasure is the Kamelie which is protecte by a rolling house of Glas in the winter. The anthesis is from February to april and has thousands of red flowers.

Did you know the Kamelie is about 200 ywars old and is about 8,60metres high and has a aperture of 11m?

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Villa am Waldschlösschen | Hotel - Pension | Dresden - Moritzburg

Near Dresden in the middle of a pond landscape you will find Moritzburg. Moritzburg has a lot of ancient monuments like the Castle of Moritzburg, the pheasant castle, the light house and the kaethe-kollwitz hous. The idyllic surrounding invites you for a long walk or a tour by bike or horse to enjoy the nature and to relax.

Did you know Moritzburg is famous for its horse breeding?

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