Dresden: The Original Night Watchman Tour in Lantern Light


Start your journey when the watchman’s light pierces the darkness and the horn blares on the small streets. Even in the darkest dungeons, protect the honest inhabitants from savages and unwise men.
Expect an exciting journey filled with tales of the past and exciting news. Also see the beautiful sights of the city. Stroll around the palace courtyard and visit the Brühlschen Terrassen, as well as the famous Semper Opera House and Zwinger.


Transfer to Dresden at night for a historic night watchman tour. Expect spooky tales and funny anecdotes.

  • Explore Draize after dark and enjoy spectacular views in the clear afternoon light.
  • Take a regular night patrol and wait to hear the tale.
  • See the famous Semper Opera House, the old Frauenkirche and explore the Zwinger



  • Night watchman tour
  • Tour guide
  • 1 small liqueur ("Schlummertrunk")
  • Attraction tickets

Tour Plan

What to expect

Expect a fun ride filled with funny tales from the past and sweet stories. Also, take a tour of the city's fascinating sights. Stroll through the palace grounds, see the Semper Opera House and the famous Zwinger, and explore the Brühlschen Terrassen.

Meeting point

Meet your guide at the König-Johann monument on the Theaterplatz in front of the Semper Opera House. Look for the night watchman guide with a lantern.

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Additional Info

Know before you go

  • A maximum of 4 children tickets per adult can be booked
  • The tour start time may change according to the sunset
  • The tour takes place in accordance with current hygiene regulations
Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation

  • Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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