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Dresden Day Trip from Prague

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US$ 91.26
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    What to Expect
    Leave Prague by air-conditioned coach and travel toward the Czech Republic's northern border with Germany.

    As you travel, hear about the history of Dresden from your expert guide. Sitting on the Elbe River and the capital of Germany’s state of Saxony, the city is known as the ‘Florence of the Elbe’ for the glorious rococo and baroque architecture of its center.

    On arrival in the late morning, head for the splendid Zwinger Palace, a former royal residence that’s home to a world-famous art collection. Visit the Old Masters Gallery and view the masterpieces such as the Sistine Madonna by Raphael, works by Titian and Canaletto, and paintings by 17th-century Dutch and Flemish masters including Rembrandt and Rubens.

    Next, head through the Dresden Castle complex and visit the iconic Church of the Virgin Mary (Frauenkirche), crowned by one of Europe’s largest domes. Admire the baroque masterpiece as you learn how it was rebuilt after its destruction during WWII.

    After your guided tour, enjoy free time for lunch (own expense). Perhaps eat at any of the pubs and restaurants along the pedestrianized area of Weisse Gasse, before enjoying more free time to sightsee or shop on your own.

    If you wish, admire the grandiose Semper Opera House, where premieres of works by Richard Wagner were held in the 1800s; or stroll along the Elbe to see the Blue Wonder, a steel bridge declared a miracle of engineering on its completion in 1893.

    Finally, travel back to Prague, where your tour ends at the starting point.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Národní 38, 110 00 Praha-Nové Město, Czechia

    Traveler pickup is offered
    You must contact Gray Line Prague (in afternoon by phone) at least 24 hours before your activity date to confirm your hotel pick up and arrange your pickup time. Use the contact details on your confirmation/voucher. Upon pickup, please present your confirmation/voucher. For "last minute" bookings (less than 24 hours) the clients must come directly to the meeting point.

    Due to the pedestrian zone, we do not pick up at the hotels listed below. Clients accommodated in this zone must attend the meeting point Národní 38, Prague 1, 110 00, which is also located in this area.

    Adria Václavské náměstí 26,Praha 1, Ambassador Václavské nám. 5, Praha 1, Beseda Vladislavova 20, Praha 1, Betlém klub Betlémské náměstí 9 ,Praha 1, Cloister Inn Konviktská 14 Bartolomějská, Elite Ostrovní 32, Praha 1, Iron gate Michalská 19, Praha 1, Jalta, Juliš Václavské Nám.-.22/782, Praha 1, Leonardo Karolíny Světlé 27, Praha 1, Leon d´oro Havelská 29, Praha 1, Melantrich

    Metropol, Modrá růže Rytířská 16, Praha 1, Na zlatém kříži, Palác / U kočků , Jilská 147/9, Praha 1, Perla Perlova 1, Praha 1, Prague Inn 28. řijna 378/15, Praha 1, Ramada Václavské nám. 41, Praha 1, Residence Bologna Konviktská 5, Praha 1, Royal Boutique residence, Residence Řetězová Řetězová 9, Praha 1, Residence Spálená, Rokoko Václavské nám. 38. Praha 1, Savic Jilská 235/7, Prague-Praha, EurostarThalia, Unitas Bartolomějská 9, Praha 1, U zlaté studny, U zlatého stromu, U staré paní, Wenceslas Square – all hotels
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional Guide
    • Entrance ticket to the Gallery
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Hotel pick up only upon request
    • Entry/Admission - Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (Dresden Art Galleries)
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - The Dresden Zwinger
    • Entry/Admission - Semper Opera House (Semperoper)
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Palace (Residenzschloss)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair 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 2 weeks ago

    First time I visited Dresden in July 1970 while being a student, and was very curious to see it again. Vacationing with my wife in Prague in September 2019 we took a day trip to Dresden. The trip was well organized by Gray Line company....More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Anatoly N
    Tourist26263288540, Director of Sales at Gray Line Prague, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Anatoly, thank you for your nice review. We are happy you were sutisfied with this trip. Nice day

    Reviewed 13 April 2019 via mobile

    This trip was such a disappointment! Saw a few local buildings and then was taken to a modern mall with many American stores/brands where we were to shop for HOURS! I can shop at at American malls in America. I wanted to be shown Dresden!!

    Date of experience: April 2019
    1  Thank Darlene D
    Reviewed 6 March 2019

    I booked this trip primarily for the art...but i got so much more. Pete was our very knowledgeable guide from Gray Lines. The tour ended up being just my boyfriend, peter and me... which was quite lovely. Peter gave both historical and cultural information as...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank tomtdn
    Reviewed 7 November 2018

    We visited the Christmas market and it was beautiful. The people were very friendly and the food was delicious. Highly recommend going to Dresden.

    Date of experience: December 2017
    1  Thank patandsue24
    Reviewed 11 April 2018

    My husband and I spent the day with the tour guide, Alice, and 7 other Prague visitors. Our trip to Dresden was a great way to stop outside of the Czech Republic and to see the German countryside and the city of Dresden. Dresden is...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    4  Thank GeorgiGS
    GrayLinePrague, Tým podpory webu TripAdvisorFront Office Manager at Gray Line Prague, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

    Dear Georgi, thank you for a nice review of the trip from Prague to Dresden and our lady tour guide Alice. We wish beautiful spring days Gray Line Czech Republic Team

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