We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Elbufer Dresden

Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (359)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steamers”(7 reviews)
“river cruise”(3 reviews)
Innere Neustadt, 01097 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 3586 6090
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Dresden
from US$13.90
More Info
from US$90.20
More Info
from US$688.20
More Info
Reviews (407)
Filter reviews
63 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews steamers paddle steamer river cruise open air cinema bike ride four hours old town fleet boats elbe jog vineyards bridge drought bikes elba homes
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 63 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was here every day under my Dresden trip because it was so very nice here. And to different times on the day in the morning in that lights and then outover the day to the dark was there and changed everything. Looked at boats...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Baross
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

The river runs through Dresden, with the city on both banks. Plenty of open area to walk or picnic, very scenic. Lots of cycle routes also.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohnK269
Reviewed June 27, 2018

The Elba River runs along the historic city center. There are several nice places to spend time just sitting watching the river, the boats, and people. Grab a beer or some ice cream and just chill.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dale L
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Lovely old fleet of paddle steamers maintained to the highest standard- recommend a trip on the Elbe with amazing waterside historic buildings, nice way to while away the hours at a leisurely pace and perhaps enjoy a fine lunch served aboard. If you are a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Steve W
Reviewed January 1, 2018

It' has the largest fleet of the o,dest paddle steamers in the world even one which uses coal as the fuel base. The river can be prone to both flooding and drought dependent upon the season, it has nice views alongside the historic centre of...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank daymoLiverpool
Reviewed November 12, 2017

there are not a lot of big cities with river banks being just grass - to sit, watch the skyline of Dresden, have party with friends, bicycle, run, ... In my opinion on of the biggest gems Dresden has.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank BigT2013
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Its best to be here during the summer when the open air cinema attracts many people. Rent a bike and do a tour along the river bank. it will tske you along beautiful parks, bridges and castles.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Deniss1058
Reviewed September 22, 2017

We took a 1 1/2 hour boat cruise on the Leipzig boat. The weather was cooperating and therefore not too cold for September. We didn't know they had food and drink on the ship. We enjoyed Prosecco, goat cheese tart with salad, terrific coffee, and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Floridatravelmo... t
Reviewed September 5, 2017

We took a 45 minute ride on the Elbe River. It was a clean vessel and a comfortable short cruise. As for sightseeing, there were some pretty sites along the way, but nothing I would characterize as spectacular. If you like relaxing boat rides, this...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mike C
Reviewed August 21, 2017

When the weather is nice, walking alongside the Elbe is a nice experience. Also visit the old town and enjoy a beer on one of the many terraces!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank AlbrechtR9
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 117 nearby hotels
Star Inn Hotel Premium
435 reviews
.08 km away
NH Collection Dresden Altmarkt
1,707 reviews
.12 km away
Ibis Budget Dresden City
1,785 reviews
.19 km away
Holiday Inn Express Dresden City Centre
1,076 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,051 nearby restaurants
Hans Im Gluck
463 reviews
.06 km away
338 reviews
.17 km away
Altmarktkeller - Dresdner Bierhaus
373 reviews
.08 km away
LadenCafe Aha
135 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 384 nearby attractions
Dresden Christmas Market
148 reviews
.01 km away
Church of the Holy Cross
340 reviews
.14 km away
Old Market Square (Altmarkt)
472 reviews
.05 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Elbufer Dresden staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines