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Superbly relaxing...why is this not the top “must do”...

Wonderful historic paddle steamers cruising the Elbe in timeless fashion. Great food, service, and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Donald A
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Different perspective on Dresden

In the off-season there are very few trips. I took a Sunday morning Dresden trip, up to the Blue... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
Winchester, United Kingdom
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Georg-Treu-Platz 3, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Innere Altstadt
+49 351 866090
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful historic paddle steamers cruising the Elbe in timeless fashion. Great food, service, and very reasonable prices. My 2nd trip, and just as enjoyable.

1  Thank Donald A
Reviewed 24 March 2018

In the off-season there are very few trips. I took a Sunday morning Dresden trip, up to the Blue Wonder bridge and back. Pleasant environment, table service for beer and snacks and a good English commentary

1  Thank Oramsmeal
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Nice trip across the river Elbe. Check the hours of the different ships. Not all ships are powered by steam. Check in advance the pier of departure; they often change at the last moment.

Thank Wim L
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We booked a river cruise on the Elbe river from at home. This reservation worked flawlessly and we could give our reservation form to the ticket office to receive our tickets for the reserved time. The trip lasted 1,5 hours and started downstream. We went...More

Thank Leon Z
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I travelled from Dresden to Stadt Wehlen. The steam boat was a very romantic way to travel, although take warm clothes, because it can be chilly sitting outside for 3 hours! Buying the combi-card enabled me to take the boat to the Saxon Switzerland, spend...More

Thank JenMcKinnon
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Although many people travel on these ships from Dresden, we took the opportunity to take to the water from Bad Schandau to Kurort Rathen. A pleasant 2.5 hour trip with an hour in Kurort Ratten. The boats are comfortable and offer meals and light refreshments....More

Thank lizith
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Sailing on the Elbe adds another layer of romance to this romantic city. Notice how many couples are lined up, hand in hand. Families are there, too. The ride is so relaxing and refreshing on a summer day or evening. The details are all told...More

Thank DDore
Reviewed 25 July 2017

My wife, daughter, her boyfriend and I took one of these Paddle Steamer Cruises down the Elbe for the day. It is a wonderful thing to do especially on a sunny day. If it rains there is a roof over most of the boat and...More

Thank seamusmurphy
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

As part of an escorted tour we had a 3 hour lunchtime cruise (with included lunch). Travelled on the Leipzig which was built in 1929. You can look down into the engine room watching the pistons driving the paddles. Very clean with lots of highly...More

1  Thank PeterHillsLewes
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We booked a Viking river cruise on the Elbe several years ago. I did a fair amount of research on the cities we would be visiting and became very interested in visiting Dresden, but we decided to cancel the booking because of the risk of...More

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18 April 2018|
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Response from Wim L | Reviewed this property |
I booked my trip on the steamboat at the booking office in Dresden.
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9 August 2016|
Response from Sandyretriever | Reviewed this property |
The address is Brühlsche G. 1, 01067 Dresden, Germany which is a 5 minute walk downriver from the Augustus Bridge. The photo from my TripAdvisor review of 18th June shows (in the lower left corner of the photo) a paddle... More