Short break Saxon Fruit Land - Time out monastery and nature

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  • Leipzig
  • Individual offer, Summer,…
  • from 155€ per Person

Treat yourself to a time-out for two in the traditional Saxon fruit country.

In the 12th century, nuns and monks of the Cistercian order planted monastery gardens for their own needs and cultivated fruit trees, vegetables and medicinal plants. Today you can still trace the history in the monasteries of Sornzig, Buch and Nimbschen. 
In the fruit country -  between Grimma, Leisnig and Mügeln - there are also many stately castles, magnificent palaces and picturesque manor houses to tempt you.

Included in the tour price:
  • 2x overnight stay in a double room in the Sornzig Monastery including breakfast
  • self-guided exploration of the monastery and fruit growing
  • a dinner from the Sornzig monastery kitchen
  • one entry to the Burg Mildenstein
optionally available: 
  • Leipzig Regio Card
  • Travel time: April - October
Bring your bikes and explore the Orchard Route!
  • Sub-route 1: Obstland aktuell
  • Sub-route 2: History of fruit growing
  • Sub-route 3: Spirituelles rund ums Obstland (Tour to Buch Monastery)


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