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Best Time to Visit
If you enjoy Christmas festivities, visit during November and December, when the city is all lights, mulled wine and market stalls - there is even a festival dedicated to stollen cake during that period. Because of the climate, the summers can get intensely hot and winters extremely cold. During September and November the temperatures are…
Passport / Visa
Germany can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travelers…
Dresden Airport (DRS)
Dresden Airport is situated 9 km from the city centre and with bus, tram and urban railway/S-Bahn connections to and from Dresden, it is very easy to get to and from the airport. The journey with the S-Bahn takes 13 minutes to Dresden-Neustadt station and 21 minutes to Dresden Hauptbahnhof.
With 12 trams routes with making up some 200 km, 27 bus services covering a total length of 290 km, as well as suburban railways, Dresden is a city getting around which could not be easier. A single ticket for the bus and tram services may vary in price depending on distance travelled. Day and…
There are multiple taxi stands all around the city, many next to larger hotels. One radio taxi service is FunkTAXI Dresden:
The central post offices are located at Königsbrücker Strasse 21-29 in the Neustadt area and the Altmarkt-Galerie in the Altstadt area. Post boxes are yellow in colour; stamps may be purchased at machines and small corner shops.
Different pharmacies are open around the clock on different days of the week. To find out which pharmacy is open on a particular night, visit the pharmacy nearest to you. It will have a note in the window or on the door listing the address of the emergency pharmacy, or Notdienst. The pharmacy emergency section…