Canaletto Festival | On the tracks of Bernardo Bellotto at Königstein

23.07.2022 - 24.07.2022

We are celebrating the 300th anniversary of the famous painter Bernardo Bellotto, also known as Canaletto, with impressions from his life!

  • Images by Canaletto show Königstein Fortress in the 18th century

  • Special guided tours on Canaletto's life and the fortress as he experienced it

  • Organ concerts every hour on the hour from 11:00 to 16:00 in the Garrison Church with music from the Italian Baroque and 18th century in Germany with the Turin organist Luca Massaglia.

  • Sketching with the camera obscura from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. - like Canaletto himself, the drawing technique can be tried out

  • Culinary offers from Italy

This event is included in the regular ticket price of Königstein Fortress and part of the festival year "Canaletto300" with many exhibitions, actions and events in Dresden, Pirna and at Königstein Fortress.

Also worth visiting..

Out event tipp:

  • Painter's Festival in honor of Canaletto at 24th July 2022

Our recommendation: Special exhibition in the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister Dresden

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