Destination guide

Travel to historic Altstadt

Come and experience Altstadt and its museums, history and opera. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and local tours, this romantic city won't disappoint. Albertinum, Semper Opera House and Old Masters Picture Gallery are a few of the top cultural sights. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Altstadt

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Altstadt a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dresden Park Railway (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Dresden Zoo (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Nordbad Dresden (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • ASP Panama (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Dresden Panometer (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Kulturzentrum Strasse E (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Altstadt

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Altstadt is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grosser Garten (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Dresden Botanical Garden (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Rose Garden (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Herzogin Garten (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Citybeach Dresden (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Dresden Elbe Valley (1.9 mi / 3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Altstadt

Fly into Dresden (DRS), the closest airport, located 5.3 mi (8.6 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Dresden Mitte Station. You can see more of Altstadt by catching a ride on the metro at Strassburger Platz Station, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Station or St.-Benno-Gymnasium Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Altstadt?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 159 house rentals around Altstadt. From 4 Houses to 123 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Altstadt is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Altstadt?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Altstadt:

  • Gruna: 46 vacation rentals
  • Südvorstadt: 70 vacation rentals
  • Südvorstadt-Ost: 53 vacation rentals
  • Innere Neustadt: 66 vacation rentals
  • Laubegast: 23 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Altstadt?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Altstadt. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • New Synagogue: 846 home rentals
  • Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments: 833 home rentals
  • Prager Strasse Station: 845 home rentals
  • Dresden City Museum: 842 home rentals
  • Dresden Park Railway: 868 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Altstadt listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Altstadt?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 4 Houses in Altstadt. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Altstadt include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 123 lodging choices
  • Studios: 123 lodging choices
  • Hotels: 30 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Altstadt?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 153 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Altstadt.

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