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    Hiking, Cycling, horse riding and much more

    Hiking, Cycling, Horse Riding, Fishing 

    The hotel's surroundings is ideal for hiking and cycling. Horse riding (the Saxonian stud), hunting and fishing are Moritzburg's traditions, just like back then during the period of the former dukes. Moritzburg has some of the best horse riding tracks in Germany. 

    Waldschanke - Sorroundings

    • Walk around the pheasant castle, lighthouse, and pier. 
    • Guided visits of the pheasant castle.  (April-October, previous booking required)
    • Visits of the wildlife preserve
    • Horse carriage roundtrips
    • Hiking through the national preserve
    • Bike tours through the Moritzburg lake district
    • Wine tastings (wines from the Elbe-valley)


    • Guided tours of the Moritzburg Castle
    • Visits of the famous Saxonian stud
    • Visits of the Käthe-Kollwitz-Haus
    • Horse riding: stalls/boxes for rent, riding lessons (dressage, show jumping), riding lessons for children.


    • Trips with the romantic and historic  "Lößnitzdackel"  train (from Moritzburg through the Lößnitz-valley to Radebeul (train stops 2km away from our hotel)
    • Visits of the Karl May Museums
    • Climbing the top of the wine hills, enjoying the view over Dresden and Radebeul 
    • Visits of Wackerbarth castle
    • Cycling trips along the Elbe river


    • Guided tours of the medieval Meißen including a visit of the Meissen Church and the gothic Albrechtsburg
    • Visits of the Meissen Porcelain factory


    • Tours of the historic city centre
    • Visits of the Frauenkirche and Hofkirche (famous churches)
    • Visits of the Grünes Gewölbe (Green Chambers), armory, as well as museums, galaries and art exhibitions. 
    • Paddle steamer tours on the Elbe river to Pilnitz castle and or the so called 'Saxonian Switzerland'
    • Evenings and festive events in Dresden, concerts, theatre, opera.

    Saxonian Switzerland and 'Erzgebirge'

    • Daytrips to Saxonian Switzerland and visits of the Königstein castle 
    • Daytrips along the 'Silver pathway' into Erzgebirge

    Please let us know if you have anything else we can help you with.