Tourist Information "House of the Guest" in Kurort Rathen

The spa Rathen has been able to operate the "House of the guest" since April 1994. On the top floor you will find a tourist information centre, the library as well as a room for social activities and the community. On the bottom floor there is the fire brigade.

From May to September our high season weekly events for inhabitants and tourists take place. The cultural offer provides the variety from an opera, or an operetta up to musicals , singing performances and concerts.

Our service to our guests comprises:

  • The booking of rooms,
  • The sending of information literature,
  • The selling of trail maps,
  • Postcards souvenirs and bookings for day trips to Prague or Dresden
  • Arranging of guided tours in Meißen and Dresden.
  • Individual advise can be given for hiking tours, trips ,
  • Information on the region and landscape,
  • Information on sights of the Saxon Switzerland and timetables for rail, boat and bus.

All guests will receive an application form when arriving, together with some information on a card (called guest card , German : Gästekarte) on all the possibilities of accommodation. With this special card you are able to take advantage of many concessions, for instance for the use of the ferry, on entry fees for performances in the "House of the Guest", or the natural theatre "Felsenbühne Rathen" as well as for rowing tours on the Amselsee.

Further concessions are available in the locations Stadt Wehlen, Hohnstein and Lohmen.

For further information we gladly present our staff at the tourist information centre to help you with all your inquiries and wishes, at your disposal all day.