Knowledge Trail "City Nature Dresden"
Physically Natural Sciences

Knowledge Trail "City Nature Dresden"

The green spaces of our city provide us humans with noise protection, fresh water, summer cooling and local recreational opportunities. All these contributions are explained at appropriate points on the virtual nature trail. Follow us on this path and enjoy the city's nature. Interested people can use mobile technology (tablet or smartphone) to learn interesting facts about the ecosystems in Dresden.
Start 17:00 o'clock
End 18:30 o'clock

At a glance

Leibniz-Institut für ökologische Raumentwicklung IÖR
Weberplatz 1
01217 Dresden (Dresdner Süden)
Dr. Ralf-Uwe Syrbe, Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
90 Min


For the Dresden Science Night, an approx. 4 km long section of the total path of just under 9 km will be walked. The excursion starts at the Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER) at Weberplatz 1 and ends after about 90 minutes at the junction Bergstraße/Nöthnitzer Straße, from where you can continue to many other institutes and the TU Campus.
The entire path can be walked or explored by bicycle. It stretches from the banks of the Elbe in Dresden to the edge of the city in Dresden-Plauen. At a total of 17 virtual stations, you can use your smartphone or other mobile device to access information about the services provided by ecosystems (such as parks, meadows along the Elbe, street avenues, stream courses) in Dresden. On the knowledge trail, you will learn interesting facts about the location and about the various services of urban nature of a regulating, nurturing and cultural nature.

Information on the event format

Guided tour


Zellescher Weg

  • 61 (bus)
  • 11 (tram)

Strehlener Platz

  • 11 (tram)
  • 66 (bus)


  • 66 (bus)