Best Time to Visit

If you enjoy Christmas festivities, visit during November and December, when the city is all lights, mulled wine and market stalls - there is even a festival dedicated to stollen cake during that period. Because of the climate, the summers can get...


Passport / Visa

Germany can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend ...


Airport

Dresden Airport is situated 9 km from the city centre and with bus, tram and urban railway/S-Bahn connections to and from Dresden, it is very easy to get to and from the airport. The journey with the S-Bahn takes 13 minutes to Dresden-Neustadt sta...


Public Transport

With 12 trams routes with making up some 200 km, 27 bus services covering a total length of 290 km, as well as suburban railways, Dresden is a city getting around which could not be easier. A single ticket for the bus and tram services may vary in...


Taxi

There are multiple taxi stands all around the city, many next to larger hotels. One radio taxi service is FunkTAXI Dresden:


Electricity

Germany uses 230 V Type E power outlets, which require plugs that have two round prongs. This type of outlet is common throughout Continental Europe and adapters can be found in any electronics shop.