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best scenic route dresden to meissen

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best scenic route dresden to meissen

We will be driving from Dresden to Meissen in a small campervan late September. There looks to be several options. Which would be the most scenic? The choices appear to be S81, B6, and S82.

We only get to do this once, so want to make the best choice. Any assistance is appreciated.

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1. Re: best scenic route dresden to meissen

It doesn't make a big difference, it's just a 30min drive anyway. But I would recommend to take the S82 and stop in Radebeul, the centre of Saxonys whine-growing region and sometimes called Saxonys Nizza because of the number of millionaires and beautiful buildings. Wackerbarth castle, Saxonys state winery, is directly on the S82. On the grounds of the castle is a shop where you can buy all wines produced in the area. From Wackerbarth castle you could either walk through the vineyards to Hoflößnitz castle, a 500yo "Lusthaus" of the Saxon kings with beautiful, preserved rooms from the 17th century, or Kötzschenbroda, a cute wine village with a nice central square and some good restaurants.

Wackerbarth castle:

http://www.schloss-wackerbarth.de/englisch/

Hoflößnitz castle (only in German, but with some pics):

…wikipedia.org/wiki/…9Fnitz

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2. Re: best scenic route dresden to meissen

I would drive via Moritzburg. Beautiful Baroque palace, spectacular setting in the middle of a small lake, with small Roccocco mansion 2 km away (Fasanenschlösschen). From there you can easily drive down to Radebeul for the vineyards if you're interested (but they're not as impressive as on the Rhine or Moselle), and continue the drive via Brockwitz and Sörnewitz along the Elbe river to Meissen.

What time of year would that be?

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3. Re: best scenic route dresden to meissen

Sorry- I forgot to mention it will be late September. We have the campervan for 31 days and there are so many magnificent towns in Germany it is hard deciding what we can see, and what we have to miss.

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