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Palaces, castles, parks & gardens

1,000 palaces, castles, fortresses, parks and gardens – Saxony provides rich grounds for lovers of magnificent architecture and beautiful landscaping. Visitors will find a wide range of styles in delightful locations, be it Medieval, Baroque or Renaissance structures, and many of them are related to the region’s most famous ruler, Augustus the Strong, who liked his residences to make an impression. Many Saxon palaces and castles house museums and exhibitions full of cultural treasures, some also restaurants, cafes and accommodation. Often the historic walls and parks also serve as enchanting venues for concerts, theatre plays, Medieval festivals, romantic weddings, corporate events or even Christmas markets. Take a look at our top picks and start planning your castle road trip!

Explore Saxony’s best palaces, castles, parks and gardens

Palaces & castles

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Fortresses

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Parks & gardens

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