2018 Dresden Steam Engine Festival
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At a glance
Explore Dresden and see how it have been rebuilt back to its current state. With amazing architecture and Dresden Steam Engine Festival to explore.
Trip Highlights
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  • Zwinger – This 18th century Barque palace features a number
    of museums. These include the Dresden Porcelain Collection,
    the Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments,
    and the Old Masters Picture Gallery.
  • Procession of Princes – Stretching more than 100 metres, this
    porcelain mural depicts members of the Wettin Dynasty in
    procession on horseback.
What's included

• 4* accommodation including buffet breakfast
• Day ticket to the Steam Engine Festival
• Entry to the Dresden Transport Museum
• Guided tour through the historic city centre of Dresden
• 1 ticket for a special steam train ride
• Return rail from Berlin to Dresden
• Return flights from UK

Day 1
UK - Dresden

The Steam Engine Festival opens its doors in the morning, soyou will have plenty of time to look around the festival site. Thanks to your admission ticket to the Steam Engine Festival, you are also free to visit the Dresden Transport Museum on this weekend. The museum displays unique exhibits on the history of all modes of transportation, such as railway, local transport, road and air traffic as well as shipping.

Day 2

Today you can explore the old town of Dresden, also fondly called the "Florence on the Elbe" ("Elbflorenz"). Enjoy the beauty and charm of the city on the river Elbe and follow the footsteps of the Saxon Elector August the Strong during a 1.5 hour sightseeing tour through the city. If you have chosen a special steam train ride, you might spend the afternoon "back on tracks".

Day 3

Today you can either visit the Steam Engine Festival once again or enjoy one of the various adventurous trips with special trains and steam engines in and around Dresden.

Day 4
Dresden - UK

Transfer to the airport today for your onward flights home.

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