Dresden – A baroque beauty on the Elbe
“As the scent of baked apples, roasted almonds and mulled wine fills the air, Dresden transforms into a truly festive city with eleven Christmas markets. For those who wish to experience a slightly different market, I would recommend the Stallhof Advent Festival, where traders and entertainers offer their wares as though in medieval times.”
Dresden, the city on the Elbe, stands for historic buildings and classical music. The resort is located at Neumarkt, just a stone's throw away from the Frauenkirche church. The baroque splendour of the city is unique: Semper Opera House, Zwinger Palace, Royal Palace and cathedral. As well as antiques, arts and crafts and, for those looking for relaxation, the meadows on the banks of the Elbe.
Stroll past impressive buildings and monuments, admire amazing feats of architecture from the bus and visit interesting museums – this is what a city break in Dresden offers. History, art, culture and the eventful past of this charming city are ever present. The baroque district known as Innere Neustadt is a real insiders' tip and can be reached within ten minutes with a nice walk from the resort. The stroll through the alleyways and courtyards takes you past picturesque baroque buildings housing galleries, boutiques, small restaurants and cafés. The meticulously restored Frauenkirche church with its impressive stone dome is considered Dresden's most important attraction. Also famous is the impressive backdrop of Theaterplatz square with the Semper Opera House, Zwinger Palace, the Royal Palace and the cathedral. A visit to the opera is an experience which will live long in the memory of classical music fans. Also memorable are the shiny and sparkling jewels of the Green Vault, in the historic museum collection from the former treasure chamber of the House of Wettin from the Renaissance through to the classical period. Afterwards, you can browse in the boutiques or antique shops and stroll through the artisan arcades. You will find relaxation on a walk through the romantic meadows along the banks of the Elbe. The holiday apartments are so centrally located that most attractions can be reached on foot. The resort in Dresden has a baroque façade which has been restored to its original state. The apartments are furnished in a modern style. Many good restaurants are located in the immediate vicinity.