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Striezelmarkt: Our most recommended tours and activities

Dresden: Advent Tour with Stollen Tasting and Mulled Wine

1. Dresden: Advent Tour with Stollen Tasting and Mulled Wine

Experience the colorful hustle and bustle of the Dresden Christmas markets! See the most beautiful places in Old Town and learn about Dresden Stollen, Pflaumentoffel (dried fruit figurines), and Ore Mountain woodcarvings while surrounded by enticing scents and sparkling lights. Your journey begins at Neumarkt with the famous Frauenkirche, followed by the Procession of Princes. After this, you will go to the Royal Palace, the Semper Opera, the Zwinger and finally the Striezelmarkt.  Visit the three most beautiful Christmas markets with their gorgeous huts and sweet treats and stroll through the world-famous squares of Dresden's Old Town. Your guide will show you the world of Saxony's Christmas traditions. See the world's largest Christmas pyramid and an enormous, Saxon Schwibbogen (candle holder) . Enjoy a tasting of Stollen cake and mulled wine.

Dresden: Christmas Sightseeing Tour with a 'Pflaumentoffel'

2. Dresden: Christmas Sightseeing Tour with a 'Pflaumentoffel'

Get into the holiday spirit in Dresden on this guided Christmas tour with an original Pflaumentoffel, a traditional figure of Dresden. Visit the most festive places on a heated double-decker bus and tour three Christmas markets for a taste of local holiday cheer. Witness the whole city shining in Christmas splendor as you take in smells of roasted almonds, gingerbread, and mulled wine. Listen for the gentle tones of Christmas carols that can be heard from everywhere. As you sightsee, learn everything about Saxon Christmas traditions from your original Dresdener Pflaumentoffel for the day. Discover why the goose had a special meaning in GDR times, the holiday story of Berlin pop singer Frank Schöbel, and more. Get to know the secrets that have made the Dresdner Stollen a unique Christmas biscuit. Hop off the bus after the tour and follow your Pflaumentoffel through three special Christmas markets: the Striezelmarkt, the medieval market in the stable courtyard of the castle, and the Anno-1900 market at the Frauenkirche.

From Prague: Dresden Xmas Market & Saxon Switzerland Tour

3. From Prague: Dresden Xmas Market & Saxon Switzerland Tour

There’s no better activity during the festive season than exploring a traditional German Christmas market in Dresden.  After being picked up from your accommodation in Prague in a group of no more than 8 people, drive for 2 hours to reach your festive destination. Explore the Dresden Christmas Market, the oldest yuletide market in Germany known locally as “Striezelmarkt”. Sip on warming German mulled wine as you go.  Allow your local English-speaking guide to lead you on a walking tour through the city, passing all the highlights before stopping to dine on a delicious lunch in a local restaurant.  Along your journey, stop off at the stunning Saxon Switzerland National Park and take in breathtaking views over the Elbe canyon from The Bastei. Take an easy walk across the famous sandstone bridge in the national park and admire the ruins of the old rock castle from the 12th century. Get dropped off back at your hotel at around 6 PM for some well-earned rest.

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What people are saying about Striezelmarkt

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 24 reviews

At the Reimann stollen tasting, we assumed a Dresden stollen. Bought the stollen there and by far did not get the quality as tried.

Very extensive and informative tour with a very nice guide