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Half-Day Guided Tour of Saxon Switzerland & Pillnitz Castle

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5 hrs 30 mins
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Experience the stunning landscapes of Saxon Switzerland National Park and Pillnitz Castle Park on this half-day guided tour, complete with transfers.


  • Immerse yourself in the nature of Saxon Switzerland on a tour through the breathtaking landscapes of the Elbe Valley with a German-speaking guide.

  • Arrive at Pillnitz Castle, the former summer residence of the Saxon kings, and stop to take photos at the hilltop fortress of Königstein Fortress.

  • You’ll pass the Bastei Bridge, a 76.5 m long bridge that stretches between the rock formations, followed by free time to explore on your own.

  • Fun Fact: Saxon Switzerland gets its name from the Swiss artists who visited the region in the 18th and 19th centuries.


  • Half-day tour of Saxon Switzerland and Pillnitz Castle

  • Expert German-speaking guide

  • Round-trip transfers

  • Photo stop at Königstein Fortress

  • Entry fees to attractions

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Journey to Saxon Switzerland and Pillnitz Castle Park

With the tour through Pillnitz Castle Park and the Bastei area included in the package, this half-day trip is the perfect way to discover the enchanting beauty of Saxon Switzerland. Sit back and relax as your knowledgeable German-speaking guide takes you on a journey through the eventful history of the national park, and introduces you to the unique features of the local flora and fauna. The stunning architecture and beautiful gardens of Pillnitz Castle await you, inviting you to explore the attraction as part of a castle park tour. Take Instagram-worthy pictures at the 12th-century Königstein Fortress.

Admire The Natural Beauty of Elbe Valley

The highlight of the trip is undoubtedly the Bastei Bridge where you can capture picturesque views of the rocky landscape. With the guidance of your friendly and competent tour guide, get up close to the extraordinary beauty of the region. You'll also have plenty of time to explore the region on your own.

Important Information

  • Facilities: Pram/Stroller Accessibility.

  • The following is allowed on this tour: Pets, food, and drinks.

  • Pets are allowed on this tour.


  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the redemption point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 30 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting point

  • Meet your guide at Dresdner Stadtrundfahrt - Die Roten Doppeldecker GmbH.

  • Address: Wilsdruffer Str. 2, 01069 Dresden, Germany.

  • Landmark: Near the City Museum.

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Getting There

By Bus

  • The nearest bus stop is Postplatz (bus lines 62, 75, 94, and 261).

  • From there, it's a short walk to the company's location.

By Tram

  • The nearest tram stop is Altmarkt (tram lines 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, 11, and 12).

  • From there, it's a short walk to the company's location.

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