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Beautiful historic towns

14 romantic towns in Saxony

Alongside the region’s three big cities LeipzigDresden 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!

„Travelling leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”

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.

Saxony’s enchanting towns at a glance

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