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Dresden: Advent Tour with Stollen Tasting and Mulled Wine

1. Dresden: Advent Tour with Stollen Tasting and Mulled Wine

Experience the colorful hustle and bustle of the Dresden Christmas markets! See the most beautiful places in Old Town and learn about Dresden Stollen, Pflaumentoffel (dried fruit figurines), and Ore Mountain woodcarvings while surrounded by enticing scents and sparkling lights. Your journey begins at Neumarkt with the famous Frauenkirche, followed by the Procession of Princes. After this, you will go to the Royal Palace, the Semper Opera, the Zwinger and finally the Striezelmarkt.  Visit the three most beautiful Christmas markets with their gorgeous huts and sweet treats and stroll through the world-famous squares of Dresden's Old Town. Your guide will show you the world of Saxony's Christmas traditions. See the world's largest Christmas pyramid and an enormous, Saxon Schwibbogen (candle holder) . Enjoy a tasting of Stollen cake and mulled wine.

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Dresden: Advent Concert in the Zwinger

2. Dresden: Advent Concert in the Zwinger

Enjoy an atmospheric evening in the Dresdner Zwinger and hear interpretations of Classical pieces by the Dresden Residenz Orchestra on each of the 4 Sundays of Advent. Enjoy the most beautiful Classical pieces and Christmas melodies by Bach, Mozart, and Tchaikovsky in the Baroque ambience of the Dresdner Zwinger. While away the days before Christmas with an enchanting performance of emotionally charged compositions the whole family will enjoy.

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Dresden: Festive Christmas Concert in the Zwinger

3. Dresden: Festive Christmas Concert in the Zwinger

Experience a festive Christmas concert of classical music with famous waltzes and operetta melodies by renowned artists from Bach via Mozart to Vivaldi. The Dresden Residenz Orchestra presents classics of highest accomplishment under the direction of Prof. Igor Malinovsky. Enjoy the concert in the historical ambience of the Wallpavillon at the Zwinger, Theaterplatz, 01067 Dresden in the Zwinger. The Baroque ensemble has provided an impressive venue for art and music since the 18th century. Even in the days of Augustus the Strong, the best and most well-known musicians and orchestras in the world made guest appearances there.

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