Meissen and Moritzburg - White Gold and Hunting

Tour Number

Activity Level

295519


Categories

Museums / Culture, Local Experience, Food and Wine, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), German (fluent)

Here, you can experience Noble Passions


All around Dresden you can find the traces of the Saxon rulers.
Coming to Meissen we see the old capital of Saxony with its castle hill. It is impressiv how Albrechts Castle and the cathedral stand high above the old town.
But today, Meissen is known all over the world because of its "white gold" - the first porcelain of Europe - which has been made here since 1710, and is still made today by hand in a manufactory. And you can experience how this is done - crafted on a potter's wheel and painted!
One of the highest of the noble passions was hunting. That is very well visible when we come to Moritzburg - a hunting lodge like a castle in an fairy tale.

Itinerary

Following the river Elbe, we will soon reach Meissen. Here we will first visit the porcelain manufactory. In the demonstration workshop you will experience how "white gold" is made and painted. Of course you can also buy it, and enjoy your coffee served in Meissen porcelain.
After this, we will discover the old town of Meissen, go for a nice stroll through the picturesque lanes and stop for lunch in a local restaurant.
Now we will continue to Moritzburg to visit the beautiful hunting castle with its impressive collection of antlers, the feather room and the leather wall coverings.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We meet at a place in the old town which is convenient for you. It can be your hotel.

End location: We can end at your hotel or any other place that is convenient for you.

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

For the transportation I will book a car or van including a driver. It depends on the number of guests and has to be paid extra.

What’s Included

Other: My personal private guiding for you and the license fee for the guided tour in Moritzburg.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 Euro - This is for the entrance in Meissen (visitor centre of the porcellain manufactory) and the hunting palace Moritzburg.
We will stop for a lunch break in a local restaurant.

What’s Extra

Other: The entrance fees for the visitor centre in Meissen and the Hunting palace Moritzburg.
Transportation: depending on the number of guests I will book a car or van including driver for this day. This is not included.

Restrictions

•I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

Private tour guide Carola

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