Koenigstein Vacations

Spend a while in Koenigstein, which is 6 miles (10 kilometers) to the west of Saxon Switzerland. This popular part of town is approximately 20 miles (32 kilometers) from Dresden Airport.

Many of Saxon Switzerland’s most interesting sights are located within easy reach of Koenigstein, making it a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Two of the most popular attractions here are the fabulous Sonnenstein Castle and the remarkable Saxon Switzerland National Park. Two other recommended attractions you’ll find within a short distance of Koenigstein are the Grosssedlitz Baroque Garden and Pillnitz Castle.

Holiday makers in Koenigstein, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, should make tracks to the cultural attractions nearby. Walk through the exhibits and enjoy the atmosphere of Green Vault in Dresden, Albertinum and Porcelain Collection. Treat your partner to a live show at Staatsoperette Dresden in Dresden and the Semper Opera House. The area is a great destination for lovers of art. Visit the Old Masters Picture Gallery in Dresden and the Dresden State Art Collections.

If you are travelling with kids, you’ll make their day if you take them to the family attractions nearby. Animals lovers will love the incredible animal encounters at Zoo Dresden in Dresden.

If the weather is good head outside and appreciate the nearby green spaces. Visitors of all ages enjoy destinations such as Rose Garden in Dresden. There is a charming atmosphere here as well as well-designed garden beds and trees.

Saxon Switzerland offers tourists a wide variety of places of interest. When you are planning your stay, allow plenty of time to see them all. Brush up on Saxon Switzerland’s history at Japanese Palace in Dresden, Zwinger Palace and Castle Eckberg. Whatever your religious background, you'll love the serenity at sacred places like Epiphany Church in Dresden and the Church of Our Lady.

If you are looking to buy souvenirs, fashion and food, amble through the many stores at the Old Market Square in Dresden and the New Market Square.

Head to the mountains around Saxon Switzerland and enjoy the various wintersports at Altenberg Skilift in Altenberg.

When you’re ready to put your feet up after a day spent exploring the delights of Koenigstein, check in to one of the area’s numerous short and long stay accommodation options. The Ibis Dresden Bastei, the Holiday Inn Express Dresden City Centre and the Swissotel Dresden Am Schloss are among the most popular accommodation options here.

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