All flights from North America to Dresden
Welcome to Dresden
Discover the picturesque city of Dresden with a cheap Condor flight from Seattle, Minneapolis or L.A. to one of Germany's most cultural cities. Dresden is located on the Elbe River and is both the capital and cultural hub of the German state of Saxony. Originally founded in 1206, the city's role as the royal residence for the Kings of Saxony transformed it into one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, which is home to an abundance of stately homes and art collections.
Though the city was mostly destroyed by bombing during World War II, since 1945 the city has been restored to its earlier grandeur and today features one of the most recognizable Baroque cityscapes in Germany and enough world-class museums, churches, and architecture to make it one of the best destinations in Europe for a cultural getaway. Book a cheap flight to Dresden today!
Condor offers cheap flights to Dresden Airport from a number of American airports, including Seattle, Minneapolis, Las Vegas, Baltimore-Washington, and Fort Lauderdale. The flights to Dresden take approximately between 9 and 12 hours, depending on which airport your flight departs from.
Once you've landed in Dresden, you can travel by bus or train to reach the city center. The train is straightforward and takes just 20 minutes, but the bus lines may be useful if you're not staying right in the city center as it covers a greater area. Alternatively, visitors may also reach their hotel via widely available taxis or rental car. Once in the historic city center, most attractions are within walking distance, or can be reached by tram.
Top Attractions in Dresden
Dresden's most famous church is a must-see for visitorhttp://cms1.condor.com/typo3/backend.phps to the city. And it doesn't have to be admired from far away, either; visitors can enjoy one of the stunning classical music concerts the church hosts, attend a lecture, or climb to the observation deck for a fantastic view of the city.
Dresden's Baroque-style Zwinger Palace will transport you back to the royal grandeur of the 17th century; explore the palace's spectacular pavilions and grounds and be sure to stop by the Old Masters Picture Gallery, which features paintings by Raphael, Rembrandt, and Rubens as well as many others.
Kunsthofpassage is a passageway in the Neustadt district that is famous for its unusual architecture, cafes, and artistic atmosphere. Among the highlights of the area is a building which, through a series of external pipes, plays music when it rains, meaning your trip to Dresden won't be ruined by bad weather.
Those visiting Dresden during late November and December can visit Germany's oldest Christmas market, the Striezelmarkt, which dates back to 1434 and offers a range of locally produced crafts and traditional German mulled wine for visitors to imbibe the Christmas atmosphere.
Dresden Elbe Valley
The construction of a highway may have cost the Elbe Valley its status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but the valley is still a great way to see Dresden's impressive skyline. Book yourself a tour of this scenic river valley after your flight to Dresden and see just why it earned its place on the list in the first place.