Destination guide

Explore the riverside setting in Meissen

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

Activities

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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Meissen a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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)
Transport

How to get to and around Meissen

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

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

Where to stay around Meissen?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 122 vacation rentals near Meissen. From 11 Houses to 85 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Meissen for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Meissen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Meissen. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Theater Meissen: 487 vacation rentals
  • Meissen Porcelain Museum: 486 vacation rentals
  • City Museum Meissen: 487 vacation rentals
  • Meissen Porcelain Factory: 486 vacation rentals
  • Albrechtsburg Castle: 483 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Meissen listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Meissen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 11 Houses in Meissen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Meissen include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 85 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Meissen?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Meissen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.