9 days in Bad Schandau & Dresden Itinerary

9 days in Bad Schandau & Dresden Itinerary

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Bad Schandau
— 5 nights
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Dresden
— 3 nights
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Bad Schandau

— 5 nights
Bad Schandau is a spa town in Germany, in the south of the Free State of Saxony and the district of Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge. Venture out of the city with trips to Oybin (Burg und Kloster Oybin & Oberlausitzer Miniwelt), Burg Stolpen (in Stolpen) and Bautzen Memorial (Gedenkstaette Bautzen) (in Bautzen). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Elbe Sandstone Mountains, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Saxon Switzerland National Park, make a trip to Schrammsteine, and explore the striking landscape at Schwedenlocher.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bad Schandau trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Bad Schandau. June in Bad Schandau sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Bad Schandau

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Dresden

— 3 nights

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger, admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Kunsthofpassage. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Sachsisches Standehaus, get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace (Residenzschloss), don't miss a visit to Frauenkirche Dresden, then see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, and finally don't miss a visit to Procession of Princes.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dresden trip planner.

Getting from Bad Schandau to Dresden by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In June, daytime highs in Dresden are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites