3-Day Germany Weekend Getaway in Dresden

Photo of famous Zwinger palace in Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
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Summary

Starts in
Dresden
Ends in
Dresden
Duration
3 days & 2 nights
Available
All year
Hotel
2 nights included
Car rental
Optional
Flights
Optional
Travel app
Fully customizable

Description

Enjoy the most refreshing vacation in Germany with this 3-day weekend getaway in Dresden!

This fantastic 3-day travel plan is your chance to see the best travel destinations in Germany over the course of a weekend. You’ll stay for 2 nights in Dresden, allowing you to have the full Germany experience.

Spend your wonderful weekend break in Germany visiting the most popular sightseeing destinations. You’ll check out the amazing opera house, Semperoper. Looking for a place you can stroll around and enjoy? We'll guide you to the outstanding Church of Our Lady. Expect to see other remarkable attractions in Germany and get a glimpse of the country's unique history and culture.

This travel plan also features recommendations for the best eating and shopping spots in Dresden. So whether you're looking for a mini-vacation or a romantic holiday in Germany, a quick weekend getaway in Dresden is an excellent choice.

We'll help you have the best 3-day weekend getaway experience in Germany from start to finish. Just sit back, relax, and we'll take care of everything!

Your accommodation will be conveniently located for easy access to many of the best places to see and do in Germany. You'll have plenty of time to stroll through local markets and shopping streets. Go souvenir shopping to your heart's content and take a bit of Germany home with you to remind you of your vacation in Dresden.

We'll provide you with stay options suitable for all budgets, and reserve your choice for accommodation for 2 nights.

You can choose the popular 4-star Penck Hotel Dresden and enjoy the most restful sleep possible. Or, you can stay at a more luxurious place, like the 5-star Hotel Suitess a der Frauenkirche, and have the best views and amenities. If you're looking for a more budget-friendly option, the charming 3-star Super 8 by Wyndham Dresden is our best recommendation.

These accommodations are nearby top-rated restaurants, ensuring you get everything you need for a comfortable stay in Germany. If these recommendations are unavailable during your weekend getaway in Germany, our system will automatically provide you with the best alternatives. You can be sure that we will always offer you the best available places to stay that match your preferences.

Your itinerary will take you to the best sights and spots in the city of Dresden. You'll visit the magnificent Zwinger, explore the fascinating Golden Rider, and make lovely memories at the fantastic Brühl's Terrace.

By the end of your weekend getaway in Germany, you'll return home happy, with plenty of photos and memories to look back to and share.

This 3-day travel plan covers all you need for an amazing time in Germany. Your itinerary is customizable, giving you the opportunity to create the perfect vacation in Dresden. Add tours, tickets, and activities to each day of your itinerary and make the most of your time in Germany.

For your convenience, you can also add a car rental to your weekend getaway package to Germany. We'll provide you with the best rental vehicle with CDW insurance that you can use for 2 days of your trip.

On top of all that, you'll also have access to 24/7 travel support from your personal agent. We’ll provide you with a step-by-step guide you can easily access on our mobile app, where your travel documents are stored and organized.

All taxes are already included in the price of your vacation package to Germany.

Booking a complete vacation in Dresden has never been this fast and easy. The best services in Dresden fill up quickly, so select a date and start planning your weekend getaway to Germany today!

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Included

hotel, 2 nights
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Dresden - city in GermanyDresden / 2 nights
Dresden

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Attractions

Semperoper DresdenSemperoper
Zoo DresdenDresden Zoo
Frauenkirche DresdenChurch of Our Lady
ZwingerZwinger
Golden Rider, Innere Neustadt, Neustadt, Dresden, Saxony, GermanyGolden Rider
Brühl's GardenBrühl's Terrace

Travel details

Travel dates
Jan 1 - Jan 3

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Day 1 in Dresden - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 in Dresden - arrival day

  • Dresden - Arrival day
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  • Semperoper
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Your exciting weekend getaway in Germany begins as soon as you reach the incredible city of Dresden, your home for 2 nights. You’ll have your choice of the city's best hotels and other places to stay.

Travelers visiting Dresden receive the warmest welcome at Hotel Suitess a der Frauenkirche. This 5-star hotel treats guests and visitors with care and respect at all times. Considered one of the best hotels in the area, Hotel Suitess a der Frauenkirche enjoys an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 4,878 guests.

Penck Hotel Dresden is also a great place to relax after a day of exploring Dresden. This hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 3,877 guests, making it one of the best 4-star hotels in Germany.

Alternatively, the best hotel in Dresden that offers value-for-money accommodation options is Super 8 by Wyndham Dresden. Around 9,661 guests have reviewed this 3-star hotel, giving it an average of 4 out of 5 stars.

Dresden has many incredible destinations you can admire and explore throughout your weekend getaway in Germany. Make sure you get on the earliest flight to Dresden to see as many of these must-visit sites as possible!

Travelers often make time to visit attractions like the remarkable Semperoper. This attraction is a spectacular opera house with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 11,058 visitors.

When you’re ready to discover the local food culture in Dresden, make your way to one of the best restaurants in the city, HANS IM GLÜCK - DRESDEN Altmarkt. This lovely restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,391 customers.

Another top-rated restaurant in Dresden is L'Osteria. Rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,368 customers, this restaurant is truly a must-try.

You can also eat at a place locals enjoy, Shamrock Irish Bar & Restaurant. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 3,555 customers.

A weekend getaway in Germany isn't complete without experiencing the nightlife scene in Dresden. Fortunately, the city also has many fantastic bars that cater to all travel budgets. An excellent example is Nightfly shisha and cocktail, which has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,337 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your adventure-filled 3-day weekend getaway in Germany!

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Day 2 in Dresden

Day 2

Day 2 in Dresden

  • Dresden
  • Dresden
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  • Dresden Zoo
  • Church of Our Lady
  • Zwinger
  • Golden Rider
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On day 2 of your rejuvenating weekend getaway in Germany, you’ll see more of the best attractions in Dresden. You still have so many incredible experiences to take in during your remaining 1 night in Dresden!

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Church of Our Lady. This outstanding church building and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.8 stars out of 5 from 26,184 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Church of Our Lady is worth pages in your travel diary.

Another of the best attractions that will stir your curiosity is the fascinating Zwinger. Approximately 43,385 visitors rated this popular sightseeing spot an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Today, you also have the chance to see the amazing monument, Golden Rider. This attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 9,022 visitors.

Take this chance to join a popular tour to experience something one-of-a-kind on this day of your weekend getaway in Germany. Check out all the tours Dresden offers and add your selections to your weekend getaway vacation package.

Exploring the most popular attractions in Germany can make you lose track of time. Still, be sure to grab something to eat at some of the best restaurants you can try in Dresden.

Luisenhof, Dresden offers great food and ambiance and is well-loved in the area.

Another top-rated restaurant worth trying in Dresden is the popular Coselpalais - Restaurant & Grand Café. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,195 customers, this restaurant is an excellent dining option.

If you feel like having something else, check out Ristorante "Mamma Mia". This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,013 customers, which speaks volumes about its quality.

When you’ve finished your meal and an after-dinner drink sounds enticing, visit Wohnzimmer Dresden. One of the best bars in the city, Wohnzimmer Dresden has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 870 customers.

If you’d rather go to a different spot, Irish Fiddler is another great option which has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 670 bar-goers.

Zapfanstalt is also a great city bar where you can have nice chats with locals and fellow travelers in Dresden. Zapfanstalt has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 699 customers.

A quick trip to any of these popular local bars will enhance your travel experience in the city of Dresden. Cheers to a pleasant weekend getaway in Germany!

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Day 3 in Dresden - departure day

Day 3

Day 3 in Dresden - departure day

  • Dresden - Departure day
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  • Brühl's Terrace
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Your remarkable weekend getaway in Germany is about to end. Soon you’ll say goodbye to Dresden. Day 3 is your departure day and your chance to catch one last glimpse of the city and beautiful Germany.

Depending on how much time you have until you start your journey home, we recommend visiting some more attractions or doing some last-minute shopping.

If you prefer to go sightseeing before leaving Germany, the popular Brühl's Terrace is an extraordinary attraction you could visit on your last day in Dresden.

Before leaving Dresden, fill yourself with delicious food from Restaurant brennNessel Dresden for a final memorable meal to cap your weekend getaway in Germany. This popular restaurant offers a whole menu of delectable dishes and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,179 customers.

We also recommend Irish Fiddler for your last chance of an unforgettable food and dining experience in Dresden. Irish Fiddler has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 670 customers.

If you'd prefer a restaurant that is popular among locals, try Zapfanstalt. This restaurant serves food that feature the flavors of Germany and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars given by 699 customers.

You’ll then say farewell to Germany and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of your unforgettable weekend getaway in Germany!

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