Dresden is giving its visitors a special gift: die Dresden Card. The free card gives you discounts for all the museums of the city of Dresden, as well as savings on cultural events such as a visit to the Dresden State Operetta. The card is free for all visitors who stay overnight. Highlights include:

Dresden museums in 2018

When blustery winter weather keeps you off the streets, that is the perfect time to go into a museum. The only problem you might face is that the selection and the quality of the museums in Dresden are both so great, it might be difficult to decide where to go.

Elbland 2018: highlights galore

Whether it is the classical elegance of the 13th SemperOpernball, the exuberance of “CANALETTO – the Dresden city festival” or any one of the numerous other festivals in the Elbe River valley, there is lots of fun for you to join in on.

At the Semperopernball, Dresden © 2013 Sven Doering / Agentur Focus

Brilliant cultural experiences

It’s Lights! Music! Curtain! The people of Dresden know how to make the very best of those long winter nights. 2018 starts with an orchestra’s cinematic experiments, cabaret, readings, acrobatics and contemporary dance.

If you want to explore what Dresden has to offer in terms of nature and gastronomy, read our piece Dresden: Where Nature and Pleasure Meet.

With Cinderella to Moritzburg

The most famous inhabitant of Moritzburg is the fairy tale princess Cinderella from the cult film “Three Hazelnuts for Cinderella“. Not only does she invite you to “her” Moritzburg Castle, but also to come and see the other attractions of her hometown.

Moritzburg in Dresden
Moritzburg in Dresden. © Christoph Münch

Prize draw January – February

Do you know the right answer? With a bit of luck you can win a voucher that will get you and a friend into the “Erlebniswelt Haus Meissen”  which includes a tour of the porcelain manufacturer and a breakfast set made of Meissen porcelain.

For more information visit Dresden Information or e-mail [email protected]

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