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City break in Dresden. Active leisure ideas for Dresden - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Panorama Dresden will pleasantly surprise fans of active pastime as there are so many sports facilities, modern water parks, various night entertainments, and all kinds of restaurants on its territory. Dance Factory is a popular nightclub of Dresden. Here dance floors are arranged on three levels. In addition to unusual design the club has a great bar. The price of drinks and snacks is reduced to a minimum several times a week, so the club is very popular among the fans of exotic cocktails and beer. M5 Club also features thoroughly selected musical program, excellent equipment and wide choice of drinks. M5 often becomes the location of performances by famous DJs.
In Dresden you will find a large choice of interesting places for shopping. Many primarily go to the Neustädter Markthalle Gallery. This is one of the most popular and beautiful shopping … Open
Fans of water sports should spend some time in Caracalla and Friedrichsbad centers. On their territory you will find swimming pools with thermal water, saunas and solariums. These centers have simply all you need for quality rest. Gourmets and the fans of gastronomic tourism should not forget to visit such restaurants as Applaus, Bierbar am Thor, Bierhaus Dampfschiff, Coselpalais and Parkcafe Pillnitz. Each of them not only offers an excellent menu, but also has an interesting cultural program. While having their high quality meals, guests can listen to music or watch performances of skilled dancers. Dresden is rich in both entertaining and health centers. They will surely become a great place for any family vacation.
We simply can’t fail to tell a bit about Dresden shops. There is no doubt this city will be loved by fans of shopping. Altmarkt market is very popular among tourists. You will find numerous private shops and shopping malls next to it. On Christmas Eve a large fair trade is organized in Dresden. Innere Neustadt district is the location of exclusive shops that sell clothes and perfumes of the world's leading brands. Prager Straße is another important shopping destination. Here are located small boutiques with clothes, jewelry stores and large department stores, as well as several cozy coffee shops where you can take a break from shopping. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Discovering the architecture of Dresden from bird's eye view! Frauenkirche, Japanese Palace, Bundeswehr Military History Museum, Dresden Rathaus, Garnisonskirche Sankt Martin, Holy Cross Church, Church of St. Ann, all those monuments are defining the image of Dresden … Open
Dresden can also surprise the fans of active pastime. If you love to spend your vacation near the sea, or at least swimming pool - you must visit the Caracalla and Fridrikhsbad centers. In their territory, there are swimming pools with thermal water, sunbeds, and saunas – everything that is necessary for good rest. Those who prefer extreme sports and looks for the adrenaline rush will find in Dresden the suitable pastime - a full-fledged zone for parachute jumps. For a moderate price, you will be able to get off the ground on the single-engine airplane by height up to 4 thousand meters. You will also have a choice, to commit a solo jump, or together with an instructor, which is more advisable if you are the inexperienced jumper.
Hofkirche Panorama Dresden, like many other European cities, uses bicycles as the main transport, which is also very popular among local people. It is not surprising that there are numerous special points around the city, where everyone can rent an iron horse and go to a cycling. The city administration provided all the conditions and comforts for cyclists, including special paths and the parking places near every shop. If you prefer walking to bicycling, then in Dresden you will be pleased with special running tours. During these tours, you and the group of people will run alone famous destinations, literally running. Actually, you are going to kill two birds with one stone: burn a good amount of calories and discover the city of Dresden. Also, you should not forget about water transport in Dresden. It is possible to tell that in Dresden the car isn't necessary at all. After having a spin on the bicycle, you can always go to a river excursion during where you will visit a set of interesting places.
Semperoper, Porcelain Museum, Katholische Hofkirche, Glucksgas Stadium, Church of St. Luke, as well as many others, they all become the world's cultural heritage objects and remain as iconic monuments for Dresden … Open
When the weather is calm and warm, you can enjoy such a day on the balloon flight. There are numerous services in Dresden, where you can purchase ballooning, but one of the best is the Balloon-Sport & Luftwerbung Dresden. Here you can have a small group of people, like 3-5, as well as big one - up to 12. The flight will be conducted over the Elba Valley and Saxon Switzerland. Moreover, another great pastime, which is widely spread and popular in Europe, is the questroom. Dresden is not an exception, and you will be able to find various quest rooms in the city. The most popular are the TeamEscape, which you will find on the Katharinenstr. 21, and AdventureRooms Dresden, which is situated on Bautzner Str. 1. These are the perfect places, where you can feel yourself a true detective. During the quests, you must solve various interesting and complex tasks and riddles. Each and one room carries special history, mysterious interior, and the whole atmosphere is on the top! The personnel of Teamescape and AdventureRooms provides the services and assistance in both English and German languages.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Dresden and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Dresden

Balance Bar
Where: An der Frauenkirche 5, Dresden; Telephone: +49-351-8642848; Metro: Wilsdruffer Strasse;
Paulaner’s
Where: Am Taschenberg 3/ im Taschenbergpalais, Dresden; Telephone: +49-351-4960174; Metro: Postplatz/ Theaterplatz;
Red Rooster
Where: Rähnitzgasse 10, Dresden; Telephone: +49-351-2721850; Metro: Neustadt;
Schießhaus
Where: Am Schießhaus 19, Dresden; Telephone: +49-351-4845990; Metro: Postplatz;
Side Door
Where: Böhmische Straße 38, Dresden; Telephone: +49-179-6856440; Metro: Rothenburger Strasse;
Dance Factory
Where: Bautzner Strasse 118, Dresden; Telephone: +49-351-8020066; Metro: Angelikastrasse;
Down Town
Where: Katharinenstrasse 11-13, Dresden; Telephone: +49-3518115592;
Klax Nachtbar
Where: Sternstrasse 1, Dresden; Telephone: +49-351-8490662; Metro: Mickten;
Motown Club
Where: St. Petersburger Straße 9, Dresden; Telephone: +49-3514874150; Metro: Pirnaischer Platz;
Münzkeller
Where: An der Frauenkirche 5, Dresden; Telephone: +49-351-4965491; Metro: Altmarkt;
Showboxx
Where: Leipziger Straße 31, Dresden; Telephone: +49-351-6567838; Metro: Puschkinplatz;
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Dresden
♥   National Park 'Sächsische Schweiz' , 40.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'České Švýcarsko' , 48.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Krzesiński Park Krajobrazowy' , 135.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Dresden
♥   Amusement park 'Sonnenlandpark' Lichtenau, 55.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Kulturinsel Einsiedel' Zentendorf bei Görlitz, 93.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Prague Lunapark' Prague, 115.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Dinopark' Plzeň, 146.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Dresden
♥   Water park 'Aquapark Klášterec nad Ohří' , 83.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquapark Kladno' , 104.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Tropical Islands' Briesen, Brandenburg, 109.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquacentrum Šutka' , 114 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'AquaPalace Praha' , 130.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Dresden
♥   Restaurant 'Kastenmeiers' Dresden. Type - Seafood. 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Palais Bistro' DRESDEN. Type - Classic French|Traditional cuisine. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Alte Meister' DRESDEN. Type - International. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'william' Dresden. Type - International|Traditional cuisine|Country. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bülow’s Bistro' DRESDEN. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Dresden

Guide to your best city break in Dresden - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Dresden - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Dresden?' disappears immediately.
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