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Dresden Day Trip from Berlin

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Explore the city of Dresden, one of the cultural centers of Germany, on a day trip from Berlin. Take a guided walking tour of Dresden and hear interesting stories about the city’s vibrant history from your expert guide. Discover the city’s main sights, including the Semperoper (Semper Opera), the Zwinger palace and the Frauenkirche (Church of our Lady). After the guided portion of your tour, the afternoon is yours to explore Dresden at your leisure. Stroll through the baroque city, explore the many green parks, or relax by the riverbanks of the Elbe, overlooking the skyline of Dresden.
  • Travel easily between Berlin and Dresden in an air-conditioned coach
  • Learn about the history and culture of the city from a guide
  • Get an intimate insight into the city centre on a walking tour
  • Choose your own adventure during free time be free to stroll the city
What to Expect
Begin your day at a designated meeting poi and board the coach that will take you south to Dresden in comfort. On arrival, explore the city center by foot with a walking tour led by your guide. Learn about the city’s far reaching history and admire the unique architecture as you head toward the neo-renaissance opera house, the Semperoper, next door to which you’ll find the famous Zwinger palace and the Frauenkirche. Around lunchtime, enjoy free time to independently wander the city and pause for lunch (own expense). You could head down the Weisse Gasse and stop off in a traditional Kneipe (pub), take a stroll down the banks of the Elbe River, or snap more impressive sights in the historical center. Later that afternoon, regroup at a predetermined meeting point and rest on board the coach as you head back to Berlin, where you conclude your journey back at Zoologischer Garten station.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hardenbergplatz, Berlin, Germany
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Transportation by comfortable, modern, air-conditioned coach
  • Professional English Speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Frauenkirche
  • Entry/Admission - The Dresden Zwinger
  • Entry/Admission - Semper Opera House (Semperoper)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Such a wonderful place to visit. Our tour guide, Amit, brought it all to life for us starting with the bus ride there. He was very knowledgeable and very fun!! We had a great day there and with Amit!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 5 days ago

I booked a day trip from Berlin and had about 4 hrs to explore Dresden. Overall the architecture is impressive, but there are 3 museums that are well known. I visited the main one which has the green vault and stores silver, gems, art work,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The guide Oren is very good and funny with lots of anecdotes. Dresden is beautiful. Lots of old buildings. Nice restaurants and Biergarten.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tourguide Victoria spoke a easy and perfect english. Her knowledge about Germany Berlin/Brandenburg and Dresden was amazing. We would repeat this Tour with Victoria every day. Thank you for a nice day

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank F1630LRyumiko
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is an outstanding site=the historical centre of Dresden, exactly it was built by Augustus the Strong and his succesors. The bombing from 13-th of February 1945 completely distroyed this site, now it was impresively rebuilt. We have also the chance of a very good...More

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InsiderTourBerlin, Manager at Insider Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much! We're so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your daytrip to Dresden with Victoria, and hope that she helped to make your trip a memorable one! We feel very lucky to have a guide like her on the team! Thank you...More

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27 August 2019|
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Response from Seowmei |
The day tour goes back to Berlin. If you want to stay in Dresden, just inform the tour guide and the trip back to Berlin later will be at your own cost.
13 August 2019|
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tienen guías que hablan diferentes idiomas Insider tours website
18 February 2019|
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Response from Joyce S | Reviewed this property |
We had a short tour to give a quick overview of the main sites. Then we were able to explore 3-4 hours on our own. Be careful where you choose to go for lunch. If you take the tour on the weekend, restaurants are very busy... More
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