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There are plenty of places to see and visit around Dresden. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Dresden is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions around Dresden

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    Elbe

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Elbe is a Central European stream that rises in the Czech Republic, flows through Germany and flows into the North Sea. It is the only river that drains the …

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    Gohliser Windmühle am Elberadweg

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    Is located directly on the Elberadweg between Dresden and Meißen. A nearby beer garden, right on the Elbe and the windmill, invites you to take a relaxing break. Since the …

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    Blick auf Schloss Pillnitz

    Bike Touring Highlight

    A wonderful sight on the castle August the Strong, whose visit is definitely worth it.

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    Blick auf das Blaue Wunder

    Bike Touring Highlight

    A beautiful building and a masterpiece of bridge engineering between Schillerplatz and Körnerplatz in the Loschwitz district, after which the bridge (Loschwitz Bridge) is also named. We recommend the Körnerplatz …

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    The postcard motif par excellence. The most famous buildings and churches at a glance, and the Elbe with the oldest paddle steamer fleet in the world.

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    Radweg Elbwiesen

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    At the city entrance to Dresden, the Elbe Cycle Route shows a particularly beautiful side. Right on the water and on perfect asphalt, pedaling is really fun.

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    Elberadweg bei Dresden

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    For cyclists, inline skaters as well as walkers popular way along the Elbe

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    Schloss Pillnitz

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The castle is located directly on the banks of the Elbe and cannot be overlooked due to its imposing (also colored) construction. From the opposite bank, the castle shows its …

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    9

    Meixmühle

    Hiking Highlight

    Currently there is a refrigerator with cold drinks and a trustworthy cash register. Nice place to take a little break from hiking.

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    10

    Frauenkirche Dresden

    Hiking Highlight

    One of the most beautiful churches I have ever visited, may not be missing during a visit to Dresden.

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    Fürstenzug

    Hiking Highlight

    100 m long porcelain mural depicting the rulers of the Princely House Wettin between 1127 and 1873 in Saxony

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    Frauenkirche - Die "Dicke"

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Interesting facts about the church before the destruction and about its reconstruction can be found here: de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wrauenkirche_(Dresden)

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    Zschoner Mühle

    Hiking Highlight

    Popular excursion restaurant for Dresdeners: mill wheel, puppet theater, games by the stream and of course something to eat. In summer you can sit outside under the chestnut trees.

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    The Semperoper is the Saxon State Opera. The construction of today's opera began in 1871, and ended in 1878. During the heavy air raid the opera was heavily destroyed. The …

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    Dresdener Schloss

    Hiking Highlight

    Again very nicely restored and inside some museums have found a new home.
    TIP: Book in advance on the Internet time slot cards and you do not have to queue. Works great!

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    16

    Prießnitzwasserfall

    Hiking Highlight

    You should have seen it. From the hiking hut slightly above my has a nice view at the rest.

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    Blaues Wunder

    Hiking Highlight

    The only bridge in Dresden that survived the Second World War and has not been rebuilt or rebuilt to this day. It was opened on July 15, 1893. It looks like a suspension bridge, but it's actually a cantilever bridge.

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    Brücke "Blaues Wunder"

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Because of their scenic beauty and the wonderful view far into the Elbe Valley, the Loschwitz Elbe slopes have always been one of the city's preferred residential areas. The steel …

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    Zwinger

    Hiking Highlight

    The museums in the kennel are very interesting and the courtyard invites you to linger in good weather. What is good, once you have paid admission, you can visit the …

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    Augustusbrücke

    Bike Touring Highlight

    It was first mentioned in 1287. Later under August the Strong, the bridge was rebuilt in the Baroque style between 1727 and 1731 and rebuilt in its current form between …

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