Free Walking Tour of Dresden

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Free Tour Dresden

Hear about Dresden’s past and imagine its future during the Free Tour Dresden with a local guide that will tell you all about the history and the fascinating identity of “Elb Florence” as you walk past Frauenkirche, admire the magnificent Zwinger Palace, and behold the longest tiled mural in the world: Fürstenzug.

 See key landmarks such as the Hofkirche, and walk past Dresden Palace while you also learn about the best places to get some delicious local food!

Enjoy a fun and insightful Free City Tour of Dresden from a unique perspective. Your expert guide will keep you well informed about the various landmarks, stories, and fundamental traditions while you’re in town!

What is a Free Tour

Discover Dresden on a Budget

Discover the Best Free Things to Do in Dresden with World Free Tours! 🌇 Experience the charm of this beautiful city on our exceptional Free Walking Tours tailored for travelers like you. Not only are these tours informative and engaging, but they’re also easy on the wallet.

Embark on a captivating journey through Dresden’s rich history, stunning architecture, and artistic heritage. 🎨 Our passionate, local guides share enthralling stories and hidden gems, making your experience truly unforgettable.

Booking is a breeze – reserve your spot online and pay nothing upfront. You decide the value of the tour by tipping the guide at the end based on your satisfaction. 💸

Explore Dresden’s alluring corners on a Free Walking Tour and create priceless memories while setting your own price!


Ready to Get the Most Out of Dresden?

Explore the capital of Saxony on foot with an expert tour guide!

You’ll get to see all the best spots, from the Zwinger Palace to the Holy Trinity Cathedral, and the impressive Fürstenzug.

Experience this beautiful German city at your own pace and book the Free Walking Tour of Dresden!

Tour Information

Price: Free
Language: 🇬🇧
Meeting point: See map
Duration: 2 to 2.5 hours
Covid-19 measures: Our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations.


What will I see during the tour?
– Zwinger Palace
– Semper Opera
– Dresden Castle
– Holy Trinity Cathedral (Hofkirche)
– Fürstenzug
– Zwinger Palace Gardens
– Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady)
– and more!

Do I need to print my reservation?
No. Just have your booking confirmation ready on your phone.

How much should I tip?
If you enjoyed the experience, at the end of the tour you may tip your guide according to your budget and level of satisfaction.

How do I find the guide?
The guide will be waiting for you at the meeting point. Try to arrive 5-10 minutes before the starting time as it may not be possible to meet the guide after the tour has already started.

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FAQs 🔎

What will I see during the Free Tour of Dresden?

During the Free Tour of Dresden, you will start your journey from Theaterplatz, under the statue of King John I of Saxony, and right in front of the famed Semper Opera House. Here, you’ll delve into the rich history of the Wettin dynasty that shaped Dresden’s culture, architecture, and art. The tour includes a visit to the world-renowned Baroque masterpiece, the Zwinger Palace, and the Dresden Palace, home to the treasures of the Saxon monarchy. You’ll then venture through the old town to the Holy Trinity Cathedral, the largest religious building in Saxony. Along a unique street, you’ll encounter the Fürstenzug, the world’s longest-tiled mural. The tour concludes at the iconic Church of Our Lady, Frauenkirche, a symbol of the city’s reconstruction post-World War II.

How much should I tip my guide?

For free tours, the general principle of tipping is based on your satisfaction with the tour and your budget. A common practice could be in the range of €5 to €15 per person, depending on the quality of the tour, the guide’s performance, and your budget. Of course, if you feel that the guide went above and beyond, you could tip more as a token of appreciation.

Keep in mind that these amounts are just suggestions, and you should adjust your tip according to your level of satisfaction with the tour. It’s always a good idea to carry some small bills to make tipping easier.

How do I find the guide?

Head to Theaterplatz and arrive a few minutes before the scheduled start time. Keep an eye out for a group gathering, as there could be fellow tour participants. By arriving early and being attentive to signs and group dynamics, you’ll easily find your guide and be ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through Dresden.

What is the meeting point of the Free Tour of Dresden?

The meeting point is at Theaterplatz.

How long does the Free Tour of Dresden last?

The Free Tour of Berlin lasts around 2 hours.

Where does the Free Tour of Dresden end?

The Free Tour of Dresden finishes in front of Frauenkirche.

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