The Christmas Garden in Dresden Pillnitz

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The magical journey in the Christmas Garden Dresden-Pillnitz begins at dusk. From 14 November 2018 to 6th January 2019 the Pillnitz Palace Park will be, for the very first time ever, the venue for a breath-taking illumination inspired by the great success of “Christmas in...

PILLNITZ CASTLE

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May 23rd, 2017 Louise from Tuscany- a special exhibition at Pillnitz Castle Dresden‘s Scandalous Lady She was lonely, sad and hurt, trapped in the rigid etiquette that existed in all royal courts of that time including Saxony. What made it even more unbearable was that she was...

Dresden Spring at the Palace

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From February 26 – March 6 Just in time with the meteorological beginning of spring, the rooms of the palace in the Great Garden will be changed into a blossoming and fragrant paradise of flowers. Indeed Dresden is not only one of the greenest but also one of the most important...

Things to do in Dresden in February

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There is more to February than Valentine’s Day. Especially if you are in Dresden. There are things to do aplenty in addition to the usual staggering choice of museums and their ever changing exhibitions, the concerts, the operas, the open air markets, flea merkets etc. But...

The darker side of ‘affordable’ Fast fashion: An exhibition to visit

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The most important thing in ‘fast fashion’  is the low price. And this comes with a hidden price tag: The environment and the workers in the supply chain. ‘The Dark Sides of Fashion’ – a new exhibition in Dresden’s Hygine Museum addresses this...
Blowballs today at Dresden Prager Strasse

Where have all the blowballs gone?

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If you arrive by train at Dresden Main Station and you follow our directions to the meeting point of the DresdenWalks tours, you will come across a fountain whose spouts will remind you inevitably of blowballs. “International Style” on the way from the main station to...

The Transport Museum Dresden. A must see

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Since the 11th of July the Transport Museum Dresden has become a place you should consider visiting. Especially if you are travelling with children. This is because they can learn about the development of transport in an extremely interesting and interactive way. From the first...

A new exhibition in Schloss PIllnitz

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Many visitors in Dresden manage to hear about and visit Schloss Pillnitz, a charming chinoserie style Palace set in a vast landscaped garden. Another reason to go there this summer is an exhibition named ” Imprisoned, Suffered, Celebrated” about the Saxon King...

National Exhibition in Hartenfels Castle, Torgau 15th May to 31st October 2015

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Torgau – once preferred residence of the Saxon Electors – was the political Centre of the Reformation. Just with the support of the Electors the Reformer’s teachings were able to achieve such a profound impact. Hartenfels Castle in Torgau represents an exhibition of that...

Cheers! 1.000 years of beer in Saxony

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Since Saturday, April 24, 2015 a new special exhibition has begun in the Albrechtsburg Castle in Meißen. The occasion is a chronicle of the entry Thietmar of Merseburg from the year 1015. There he tells the story of a honey beer at the Meissen castle that was not only drunk, but...

“On the King’s Stone” – New permantent exhibition at the Fortress Königstein

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“In Lapide Regis – On the King’s stone” is the name of the new large permanent exhibition at the fortress Königstein, which officially opens May 1, 2015,  its doors to all visitors. After more than 25 years of research and collection work, one can now...

Special Romantic exhibition in the Albertinum to be extended

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Already more than 50,000 visitors have been attracted by the exhibition “Dahl and Friedrich. Romantic Landscapes” at the Albertinum Dresden. Thus it is one of one of the strongest magnet for visitors of the Dresden State Art Collections. Following the success of this...

How desolate lay the city: Events on the 70th anniversary of the destruction of Dresden

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On the 13th of February this year the city of Dresden will remember and ponder its destruction that took place 70 years ago. Many events are being organized to commemorate this date and the the dramatic trials of that time. Dresden Walks wants to draw your attention to what we...

Dresden 1945: the new Panorama picture of Yadegar Asisi in the Panometer

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Since January 24, 2015 and until May 31, 2015 can be seen in the Panometer the new panoramic image of Yadegar Asisi. It shows a 360 ° view of Dresden on February 15, 1945. So 2 days after the devastating bomb attack that characterizes the city of Dresden until today. This...

‚SPRINGTIME IN DRESDEN‘

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NEW EXHIBITION AT THE PALACE IN THE GREAT GARDEN:  It is a must for flower lovers! ‘Springtime in Dresden’ takes already place for the 4th time and is a big flower and floristry exhibition. Landscape architects and market gardens have changed the old baroque palace in the Great...
Moritzburg Castle

WINTER JOY IN THE SURROUNDINGS OF DRESDEN

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Not only Dresden has to offer a lot during the winter months, but also the palaces and landscapes in its surroundings. Thus, the hunting lodge of Augustus the Strong provides besides a charming landscape, the paradise in a nutshell (little pheasant castle), a permanent exhibition...