Christmas tours with Dresdenwalks

Our Christmas tours are back!

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From Striezelmarkt to Stollenfest – in Dresden you have a lot It’s the special season in Dresden again and numerous Christmas markets invite not only locals but also visitors for a stroll during the Advent season. The traditional Striezelmarkt is one of the oldest Christmas...

Received again: certificates of Excellence

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Summer 2018: We received another certificate of excellence for our walking tours in Dresden. With our TripAdvisor Reviews we received this certificate the past 5 years already. So we are part of the “Ruhmeshalle” or “Hall of Fame”. Thanks a lot to our...

Women’s Day 2016 in Dresden

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The International Women’s Day The International Women’s Day has a long tradition. It goes back to the workers’ movement of the mid-19th to the 20th century. First decisive moments were demonstrations and strikes of textile workers in the United States since...

Of Nutcrackers, Smoking men, Flower children and more

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If you’ve been walking through the Christmas markets in Germany, especially Saxony and Dresden, you must have noticed the stalls with a variety of traditional wooden figurines. Nutcrackers, the ‘Smoking Men’ or wooden figurines that emit incense smoke, or the...
Christmas tours with Dresdenwalks

Christmas Tours and Striezelmarkt

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Christmas market galore in Dresden Even before the first Advent weekend, the Dresden city transforms  in a proper Christmas market landscape. It starts at Central Station in the south ans ends in the Neustadt on the other side of the Elbe river. And right in the middle is one of...

The Elbe River – Lifeline of Saxony

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The Elbe river is strongly associated with the Saxon identity. With a length of 1.091 kilometers it is the third longest river in Europe. It is the largest river in Saxony and for centuries the Elbe river has considerable economic importance. Only the Elbe river, from all the...

“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...

Exploring Saxon Switzerland

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The official season for exploring Saxon Switzerland has been opened after Easter. This means the stairs, protective railings and bridges have all been repaired. All together there are 21 kms of stairs that allow one to climb 5000 meters. Since many of the stairs are made of wood,...
Vineyards in Radebeul

Wine Festivals in and around Dresden in September

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It has become colder, the sun is loosing power in these weeks. Autumn is coming. It’s the time when grape harvest starts. Wine growing has first time been mentioned in the Upper Elbe valley around 1400 and up to now white and red wine is cultivated in and around Dresden. In...

THE OPENING OF THE WALDSCHLÖSSCHEN BRIDGE

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Dresden is celebrating the opening of a new bridge those days. It is the Waldschlösschen bridge, a bridge that was and is much talked about here. It has been one of the most controversial projects in Dresden in the last years. It had been the locals who decided for the bridge in...

THE NEW MARKET SQUARE IS GROWING – OPENING OF THE RESIDENTIAL BLOCK VIII

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During all our walking tours through the Old Town we inform our guests about the reconstruction of the houses on the New Market Square. It is the area which has changed the most during the last years and reflects nowadays Dresden’s former charm. The square and the surrounding...