"Costume Tour with August the Strong"

Dresden – A Golden City in its Golden Age!

Duke Augustus the Strong receives you in a private Audience and shows you his personal sights of Dresden.

Join Augustus the Strong on a walk throug Dresden’s Historical District, full of gallant stories, amusing anecdotes and loads of fun and information!

He will show you his own special Dresden experience – as it was in his lifetime: Gallant, luxurious and full of splendour.

He loves art, theatre and luxury. His most wonderful treasure, the Zwinger Palace, is what you might call his own party location.

So he has a lot to tell – about his life and times, his beautiful city, and of course his many mistresses!

Get to know the truth about Countess Cosel’s tragical fate, broken horse shoes, August’s legendary strength and his crowd of children.

The City Walk with August the Strong comprises:
Zwinger Palace, Semper Opera House at Theatre Square, Taschenbergpalais, Procession of the Princes (Fürstenzug), Royal Palace, Cathedral at the Palace Square, Frauenkirche and New Market – and many more

1,5-2 hour walking tour with Duke August the Strong 225,- Euro

Special Offer:

If you’d rather stay inside and have an evening entertainment for your farewell dinner, company event, anniversary, wedding, birthday or etc. then why not book an Audience with the Duke indoors in a nice historical atmosphere?

Or would you like a show on a bigger scale – with courtiers, mistresses, dancers, court jester etc.?

We can give you a whole baroque experience!

Just contact me and we’ll fix your personal arrangement

"Individual city tour: Dresden just for the two of you"

For Dresden visitors who are young (or old) and in love … and for those who are waiting to fall in love.

A great day awaits you with a romantic carriage tour and a stroll through the lover’s lanes of the historical old town of Dresden with some nice stories about the amourous adventures in the lavish olden days. Finally in stylish atmosphere you will taste a sweet dish we call “Hot Love” – it’s vanilla ice with hot raspberries.  

 

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We start with a walking tour around Dresden’s historical Old Town with all the famous highlights: The Zwinger Palace, the Theatre Square with Semper Opera House, the Royal Palace, the Frauenkirche and many more. In 90 minutes you will see beautiful architecture, sample the atmosphere of a baroque city and its love for splendor and lavish festivities

After that a romantic carriage tour awaits you just for the two of you with a glass of sparkling wine.
Duration: about 30 minutes.

This pleasant expericence finds its finale in a nice Dresden café with vanilla ice and hot raspberrys. For this you will receive a voucher (you can use the amount of money on the voucher for an different order in the café, of course)

Duration (without coffee break) 2,5 hours. Price: 166,- Euro

This includes , for two persons:

  •  Guided city walk through the old town
  •  Carriage tour 
  •  Voucher for vanilla ice with hot raspberrys in a special Dresden café  
  •  Glass of sparkling wine

"Night tour of Dresden Old Town"

Walk Dresden’s alleys with the Night Watchman

When night falls over Dresden’s Old Town, follow the Night Guard on his way through dark alleys and the magical atmosphere of romantically lit squares and streets. 

Enjoy Zwinger, Semperoper and Frauenkirche by the light of the night – a very special experience. The Dresden Night Watchman sings his songs, and entertains you with funny or mildly scary stories about the history of Dresden, its beautiful buildings, interesting people – and their secrets they hid in dark places…

1,5-2 hour walking tour with the Night Guard 225,- Euro

Special Offer:
If you have already experienced the Old Town why not join the Night Watchman on a walk through the Baroque Quarters right on the opposite side of the river Elbe? A picturesque historical district awaits you there, built by Duke Augustus the Strong 300 years ago – you will see the Japanese Palais, the Golden Horseman, the baroque boulevard Königsstrasse with beautiful courts, gardens, alleys and passages.

The Video you see here is in German – the tour for you will be in English, of course!

 

"City Tour Dresden Old Town for School Classes"

Dresden City Walk for School Classes or Student Groups

This pupil- or student-orientated city walk will arouse curiosity and interest for the history of our beautiful city. We bring you facts without too many figures and make history an exciting story. We don’t do long-winding explanations – Our city walk is lively and interactive as it combines expertise and humour. This is our city walk for school classes and student groups, always orientated towards the age and background of the group and the study topics.

You can tell a lot of stories about the famous Zwinger Palace. A little bit of a fairy tales for the younger children, relaxed and humourous for the older pupils and students. The topics will be architecture, biblical and mythological issues, poverty and wealth, the system of absolute monarchy, war, peace and reconciliation in old and new times.   

Sightseeing will not comprise inside visits of museums or the Royal Palace – churches will be visited, provided they are open at the time of the tour.

City Walk Historic Old Town for school classes comprises:
Zwinger Palace, Semper Opera House at Theatre Square, Taschenbergpalais, Procession of the Princes (Fürstenzug), Royal Palace, Cathedral at the Palace Square, Frauenkirche and New Market – and many more

90 minute walking tour Historic Old Town 105,- Euro
(for groups of more than 30 persons 125,- Euro)

*For larger groups it is advisable to book a second guide for increased quality of experience.

This offer can be combined with other tours – we also do pupil-orientated bus tours in Dresden.

This tour does not include inside visits of museums etc.!

This is an exclusive tour, so no individual guests will be able to join.

Recommendation:
The State’s Museums (Staatliche Kunstsammlungen) offer free entrance into their museums for pupils and students under age 17.
https://shop.skd.museum/webshop/?___store=english&___from_store=english

Other museums also give discounts for pupils, students and groups

https://www.verkehrsmuseum-dresden.de/en/your-visit/tickets
http://www.stadtmuseum-dresden.de/adresse-preise-oeffnung

"Your personal body guide"

Accompaniment for individual guests and small groups
(Respecting your personality, keeping the necessary distance, polite, easy and reliable)

Being in an unknown city on your own isn’t always fun – I’ll be happy to help you to discover Dresden. Maybe you don’t like the organised and standardised group travels, maybe you have special requests or you are looking for insider information?

I can show you all the beautiful sides of the city – in a relaxed mood and in your own time. I accompany you wherever you want me to – on an individual  sightseeing tour, in shopping districts, in restaurants, the opera or the theatre. I help you cross the language barrier and show you Dresden as only a local can – as your personal Body-Guide.

Fee: 45,- Euro per hour, for 1-5 Persons.

"On the trail of Meissen porcelain"

Even though Meissen is famous for having the oldest porcelain manufactory in Europa – the invention of the „white gold“ took place in Dresden.

Join me on a tour of discovery, to track down the trail of porcelain in Dresden!

We start at the location of the secret alchemist laboratory where Friedrich August Böttger found out the secrets of Chinese porcelain.  
This spot is situated at the beautiful Brühlsche Terrasse, which is called “Europe’s balcony”: You will see magnificent works of art made from this precious material. You will see it, feel and even hear it on our walk through the old town of Dresden.

As an enjoyable completion of the tour we will have our coffee and cake from real Meissen porcelain tableware.

Upon request we will visit the collection of porcelain from China, Japan and Meissen in the Zwinger Palace.

Of course, you will also see all the highlights of Dresden on the walk through the historic old town.

 

 

 

 

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2 hour walking tour.
Fee for the Guide 95,- Euro
for groups of more than 10 persons 105,- Euro
for groups of more than 20 persons 125,- Euro

(plus coffee, cake and admission to the Porcelain Collection)

"Classic Walking Tour through Dresden’s Historic Old Town – the best-selling city tour"

Classic walking tour through Dresden’s Historic Old Town – the best-selling city tour

Can you see a lot of Dresden in a short amount of time?

Yes, you can! The most beautiful attractions of Dresden are situated only a short walk apart.

Short Description City Walk Historic Old Town

This walking tour shows you all the famous sights of Dresden. Of course you will visit the baroque Zwinger, the Semper Opera House on the Theatre Square, the Royal Palace, or the magnificently reconstructed town houses on the New Market Square (Neumarkt). You will visit masterworks of sacred architecture, like the reconstructed Frauenkirche and the Cathedral. But that is not all: You will see a great deal more interesting and unique places. We will tell you the history of our city and its buildings – with expertise, charm and humour.

City Walk Historic Old Town comprises:
Zwinger Palace, Semper Opera House at Theatre Square, Taschenbergpalais, Procession of the Princes (Fürstenzug), Royal Palace, Cathedral at the Palace Square, Frauenkirche and New Market – and many more

Residenzschloss Dresden

Semperoper Dresden

Fürstenzug Dresden

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2 hour walking tour Historic Old Town 95,- Euro
for groups of more than 10 persons 105,- Euro
for groups of more than 20 persons 125,- Euro

3 hour walking tour Historic Old Town 140,- Euro
for groups of more than 10 persons 150,- Euro
for groups of more than 20 persons 170,- Euro

This offer can be combined with other tours – depending on how long you plan to stay in Dresden.

This tour does not include inside visits of museums etc.!

This is an exclusive tour, so no individual guests will be able to join.