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Dear guests,

All over the world the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has changed everyday life. Its quick spreading impacts travelling and holidays – also in Saxony.

The freestate of Saxony has issued a general decree containing numerous measures to contain the further spreading of the virus. Until further notice, these are in effect until 20 April 2020. Events have been cancelled, public institutions, shops, museums, cinemas, restaurants, bars and pubs are closed. Even travelling within Germany is discouraged.

Please let us remain optimistic. The time will come when we can once more travel and go on holidays without worries. Until then, we invite you to look for inspirations for your next vacation or trip on our website, on Facebook and Instagram as well as on our active blog.  Please stay healthy!


Here, we have listed further information on the general decree by the freestate of Saxony and further links for your information.

Saxony. State of the arts.

Welcome to Saxony

Saxony - the sophisticated state that unites 1,000 years of cultural history and scenic beauty. Top-class art and culture, world-famous traditional handicraft and modern manufacture await you. The musical landscape of Saxony is unique in Germany. Especially the cities hold a great appeal. Stately castles, palaces and gardens are part of the great historico-cultural heritage. Saxony impresses with historical steam trains and a long history of automobile manufacture.   

High-quality wellness and health holidays are connected with health and spa resorts rich in tradition. Together with an unmistakable nature, active and family holidays are highly appreciated. In large parts of Saxony offering handicapped accessible travel  and lodging options is perfectly natural.

City Tours

Saxony's range of city tours is stunning: Whether large or small - their architecture, their cultural treasures like museums, castles or churches and renowned events represent the cultural richness of Saxony. A visit to our cities makes you rich.


UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Two sites which have been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status impressively underline Saxony's reputation as the number one cultural tourist destination in Germany: “Muskauer Park / Park Mużakowski” and the “Ore Mountains / Krušnohoří Mining Region”


“48 hours in ...“: -Your city break in Saxony

Curious what your perfect long weekend in Saxony could look like? With their unique architecture, interesting museums, events, shopping und culinary specialities, Saxony’s picturesque towns and cities make for inspirational short trips. Here are our insider tips full of great sights and must-sees!


Cultural destination No. 1

Saxony is well-known for its distinctive cultural treasures, from world-famous art collections, an amazing musical landscape, splendid castles and palaces, top-notch festivals and exhibitions, centuries-old traditions as well as handcrafted luxury goods to a fine cuisine.


Unique musical landscape

The musical landscape of Saxony covers everything from instrument manufactoring to fine performances in famous venues. Composers like Bach, Schütz, Schumann, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and Wagner were either born or lived in Saxony. Orchestras and venues of world-renown attract visitors as do concerts of the famous boys choirs Thomanerchor and Kreuzchor.


Christmas magic all year long

Saxony is Germany's Christmas country - not just at Christmas time but all year round. Here, centuries-old traditions and customs are kept alive in an unique density. Manufactures, museums, shops and exhibitions invite visitors 365 days a year. During Christmas season, Christmas markets like the Dresden Striezelmarkt open their doors, rounded up by seasonal events and concerts.



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Sightgeist No. 12 - The Saxony Magazin

News Events Stories - A Journey trough Saxony, a land full of fine arts and music, tradition, creativity, joy of living and hospitality.

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