Dresden Elbland: Discover a magical Christmas!

It’s lovely in the countryside!
Christmas outside the big city offers a special blend of the contemplative, the traditional and the rustic. The wine-growing estates and villages near Dresden have been decorated for the Christmas season and look forward to welcoming you. Discover a tradition of craftsmanship extending back over the centuries. Meet friends, old and new. And be amazed by just how much Christmas means to the people of Radebeul, Meissen, Weinböhla and Moritzburg.

Dresdner Stollen

Delicious handmade cake

Only 120 bakeries and pastry shops in and around Dresden are licensed to make the real Dresdner Christstollen – 100% artisan baking according to a traditional recipe and strict quality criteria. In other words, an incomparable experience for the taste buds!

Tradition & crafts

Real skill

Christmas customs that reawaken childhood memories; craftsmanship as you have never seen it at such close quarters; material quality to raise the pulse rate of any connoisseur; wonderful ideas for gifts – or simply for expanding your own collection…

Dresdner Kreuzchor

800 years of choral music

Sublime singing coupled with unbridled joie de vivre: For over 800 years, the young singers of the Dresdner Kreuzchor have been delighting and inspiring their audiences. Top vocal talent, enthralling precision, individual excellence – a first-class Christmas experience.

Christmas markets in Dresden

Christmas markets in Elbland

Christmas Market Radebeul

Canaletto Market in Pirna

Christmas in Proschwitz

Christmas in Meißen

Christmas at Wackerbarth Castle

Christmas Market Großenhain

Advent at Freital Castle

Christmas Market Weinböhla

Christmas market at Hoflössnitz

Torgau Fairytale Christmas Market

Wine & Light at Wackerbarth Castle

Coswiger SterneWeihnacht

Christmas Market Moritzburg

Heinrich Zille Christmas Market


Further offers in Dresden


Concerts, festivals, art, culture – What’s going on in Dresden Elbland? Find out here.


Centrally located and ritzy? Bijou and refined? Family-run and rural? Look here for a hotel to suit your needs.

Dresden Magazine

Culture & enjoyment. Science & business. Leisure & family. It’s all here in the Dresden Magazine.

Dresden Elbland

Vineyards, idyllic villages and places rich in history: Discover Dresden’s surroundings.