Destination guide

Explore the riverfront setting in Meissen

Take a holiday to Meissen and enjoy the area's history, theatre scene and monuments. Travellers to this trendy city praise the museums, cathedral and riverfront. Zwinger Palace and Semper Opera House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Meissen

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Meissen a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Meissen Porcelain Factory (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Loessnitzbad (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Hofloessnitz Vineyard Museum (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Wildgehege Moritzburg (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Altzella Monastery Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Kulturzentrum Strasse E (13.8 mi / 22.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Meissen

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Meissen is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Grosser Garten (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Loessnitzbad (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Wildgehege Moritzburg (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Altzella Monastery Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Luckner Park (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Citybeach Dresden (13 mi / 20.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Meissen

The nearest airport is in Dresden (DRS), located 13 mi (21 km) from the city centre.

You can see more of Meissen by jumping on the metro at Meißen Altstadt S-Bahn, Meißen S-Bahn or Meißen Triebischtal S-Bahn.

How many holiday rentals are available around Meissen?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 120 holiday lettings around Meissen. From 94 flats & apartments to 12 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a town property in Meissen?

Sometimes you just need to stop and sniff the roses. Discover a slower pace of life and stay in a charming and unique village. HomeAway offers 35 village holiday properties here. Open to other suggestions? HomeAway has tons of other rental options to browse through, including:

  • 17 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 15 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 11 city-centre holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Meissen?

There's something eternally cool and chic about staying in an apartment like a local. Whether it's a scenic view you're looking for or just an easy place to chill out, an apartment might just be perfect. HomeAway has 95 for you to select from here. How does £26 per night sound? That's what you could be spending if you don't leave it too long! Eager for more variety? We can recommend some other self-catering accommodation options, including:

  • Hotel: 48 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £37 per night.
  • House: 9 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £47 per night.

Can I stay in Meissen in a large group?

Nothing beats catching up with old friends or spending a few weeks with your loved ones in a marvellous new location. And the best thing, HomeAway has places big enough for the whole crew. Apartment holiday rentals are the preferred choice for larger sized groups, with 13 featured here. The rental property options that can cater to large numbers around here include:

  • If yours is a crew of 5, we have 21 properties to rent perfectly suited for that size. Stay a night for as little as £46.
  • Require a holiday property for 6 guests? We have 14 that will be ideal. Prices begin at just £47 a night.
  • Searching for properties for rent suitable for 8 guests? You'll be happy to know we have 3 that will fit the bill. You can grab one from just £69 a night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you can bring your aunt, your grandpa and all your buddies to Meissen.

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