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Sachsische Dampfschiffahrt

Georg-Treu-Platz 3, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Different perspective on Dresden

In the off-season there are very few trips. I took a Sunday morning Dresden trip, up to the Blue... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Oramsmeal
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Winchester, United Kingdom
Travel the Elbe river by steam

Nice trip across the river Elbe. Check the hours of the different ships. Not all ships are powered... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2017
Wim L
,
Antwerp, Belgium
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Georg-Treu-Platz 3, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the off-season there are very few trips. I took a Sunday morning Dresden trip, up to the Blue Wonder bridge and back. Pleasant environment, table service for beer and snacks and a good English commentary

Thank Oramsmeal
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

Nice trip across the river Elbe. Check the hours of the different ships. Not all ships are powered by steam. Check in advance the pier of departure; they often change at the last moment.

Thank Wim L
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

We booked a river cruise on the Elbe river from at home. This reservation worked flawlessly and we could give our reservation form to the ticket office to receive our tickets for the reserved time. The trip lasted 1,5 hours and started downstream. We went...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

I travelled from Dresden to Stadt Wehlen. The steam boat was a very romantic way to travel, although take warm clothes, because it can be chilly sitting outside for 3 hours! Buying the combi-card enabled me to take the boat to the Saxon Switzerland, spend...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2017

Although many people travel on these ships from Dresden, we took the opportunity to take to the water from Bad Schandau to Kurort Rathen. A pleasant 2.5 hour trip with an hour in Kurort Ratten. The boats are comfortable and offer meals and light refreshments....More

Thank lizith
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

Sailing on the Elbe adds another layer of romance to this romantic city. Notice how many couples are lined up, hand in hand. Families are there, too. The ride is so relaxing and refreshing on a summer day or evening. The details are all told...More

Thank DDore
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

My wife, daughter, her boyfriend and I took one of these Paddle Steamer Cruises down the Elbe for the day. It is a wonderful thing to do especially on a sunny day. If it rains there is a roof over most of the boat and...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

As part of an escorted tour we had a 3 hour lunchtime cruise (with included lunch). Travelled on the Leipzig which was built in 1929. You can look down into the engine room watching the pistons driving the paddles. Very clean with lots of highly...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2017

We booked a Viking river cruise on the Elbe several years ago. I did a fair amount of research on the cities we would be visiting and became very interested in visiting Dresden, but we decided to cancel the booking because of the risk of...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2017

Day 1 to Pillnitz on the 9.30 then at 12.45 Pillnitz to Pirna and return on the 14.45 Pirna to Dresden for 16.30 in time for the opera house night of ballet (bargain at 13 euro) - 3 different steamers Day 2 downstream to Seusslitz...More

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Response from Wim L | Reviewed this property |
I booked my trip on the steamboat at the booking office in Dresden.
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Response from Sandyretriever | Reviewed this property |
The address is Brühlsche G. 1, 01067 Dresden, Germany which is a 5 minute walk downriver from the Augustus Bridge. The photo from my TripAdvisor review of 18th June shows (in the lower left corner of the photo) a paddle... More
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