Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Dresden

Come and experience Dresden and its museums, history and monuments. Renowned for its opera houses, shopping and local tours, this city welcomes all visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Albertinum, Semper Opera House or Old Masters Picture Gallery. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Dresden

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 check out everything that makes Dresden a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dresden Park Railway (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Dresden Zoo (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Nordbad Dresden (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • ASP Panama (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Kulturzentrum Strasse E (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Dresden Panometer (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dresden

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

  • Grosser Garten (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Herzogin Garten (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Rose Garden (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Dresden Botanical Garden (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Citybeach Dresden (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Dresden Elbe Valley (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Dresden

Fly into Dresden (DRS), the closest airport, located 5.1 mi (8.3 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Dresden Mitte Station, Dresden Central Station and Dresden-Neustadt S-Bahn are the main stations that serve the city. You can see more of Dresden by jumping on the metro at Altmarkt Station, Theaterplatz Station or Pirnaischer Platz Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Dresden?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 722 house rentals around Dresden. From 536 Condos/Apartments to 85 Houses, 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 Dresden is on HomeAway.

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

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 Dresden:

  • Altstadt: 159 vacation rentals
  • Gruna: 46 vacation rentals
  • Südvorstadt: 70 vacation rentals
  • Südvorstadt-Ost: 53 vacation rentals
  • Innere Neustadt: 66 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 Dresden?

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

  • Dresden Suspension Railway: 925 home rentals
  • New Synagogue: 844 home rentals
  • European Centre for the Arts: 715 home rentals
  • Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments: 831 home rentals
  • Prager Strasse Station: 846 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dresden 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 Condos/Apartments in Dresden?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 536 Condos/Apartments in Dresden. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dresden include:

  • Houses: 85 lodging choices
  • Villas: 6 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 12 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Dresden?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 30 vacation homes with pool available in Dresden.

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