Alongside the region’s three big cities Leipzig, Dresden and Chemnitz, Saxony is a veritable treasure chest when it comes to enchanting small towns. You can find them, for instance, along the Elbe and Mulde rivers. Torgau is a beautiful Renaissance town while in Meissen, it is all about wine and fine porcelain. Pirna features gorgeous town houses and Radebeul is a delightful destination on the Saxon Wine Route. Historic, romantic, full of live and stunning architecture – these towns have a magic all of their own!
Beautiful historic towns
14 romantic towns in Saxony
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Towns along the Elbe and Mulde rivers
This beautiful holiday region stretches from the northwest to the southeast of Saxony. It is very varied and includes, for example, protected floodplain landscapes and imposing castles in the valley of the Mulde, a tributary of the Elbe.
Towns in Upper Lusatia
Eastern Saxony with its magnificent nature is a popular holiday destination for cyclists, hikers and water sports enthusiasts. At the same time, Upper Lusatia is also home to a tremendous wealth of cultural treasures, e.g., along the Via Sacra.
Towns in the Ore Mountains and the Vogtland
The Vogtland at the south-western tip of Saxony is home to traditional crafts, such as lace and musical instrument making. To the north lies one of Germany's most charming low mountain ranges: The Ore Mountains are known for their unique mining heritage.