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Elbufer Dresden

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Address: Innere Neustadt, 01097 Dresden, Saxony, Germany

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A Day of Nostalga

We took the Elbufer to Pillnitz. It was a beautiful fall day and the trip was perfect. Reasonably priced and they offer several excursions on historic paddle wheeler boats. The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Jess B
St. Petersburg, Florida
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Elbufer to Pillnitz. It was a beautiful fall day and the trip was perfect. Reasonably priced and they offer several excursions on historic paddle wheeler boats. The running narrative was both in German and English and was very understandable. Drinks were reasonably priced as well.

Thank Jess B
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The paddle steamer cruise to Pillnitz castle and park was the best river cruise that I have ever been on. The scenery along the way was absolutely beautiful and commentary in both German and English was enough but not too much. I took so many scenic photos. There was wonderful food and drink service on board and it was also... More 

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Holte, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A favorite when in Dresden: The long stretch from the inner city along the Elbe river. This stretch of nicely paved riverbank is an excellent choice for the morning (or afternoon) run towards the Blue Wonder Bridge. Calm, well-lit (at least in parts), easy to find and hard to get lost makes it an obvious choice for the foreigner wanting... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Fantastic way to see the countryside of Germany on authentic paddle steamers! take a trip to Pilnitz, as the landscape is more appealing, and enjoy a beer with bratwurst & potato salad!!

Thank 67Todd
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

What a view and while enjoying the scenes and drinking some ice cold beer that's a holiday . Dresden is a nice and friendly place to visit better than Berlin as it's very relaxing.

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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

I wanted to see Dresden for the restored buildings, but the river cruise was the highlight of our trip! The boat glides down the Elbe River (2 hours down river, and 1+ back). The river scenes of grasslands, buildings, bridges, were absolutely beautiful, and I could have stayed on the river forever. The service on the boat was good, too.

Thank Anglophile13
Mold, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

The river borders the historic city centre. We spend time just sitting watching the river, the boats and escaping from the business of the tourist area behind us.

Thank lizith
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Hot sunny day, beautiful river scenery, table on the upper deck under a canopy, pint of wheat bear; 90 minutes of bliss! Didn't book in advance, just turned up and paid 17.50 at the ticket booth on the river front. Didn't want it to end.

Thank KeithLiverpool
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

Great if you enjoy real live jazz. An evening cruise, with the option of food (minimal menu but excellent) and drinks. We had fantastic weather so were fortunate all round. Would recommend getting there early though to guarantee a table.

Thank Schinabeck
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

...fully restored riverboat you can enjoy the beautifull Elbe river for 1,2 or three and more hours. See the villages, the forests, the birds. Don't miss it. We did it twice! If you want put your earphones, choose your music and make your own ...video clip...

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