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48 hours in ...

Plan an inspiring city break and discover 13 historic and romantic towns and cities in Saxony.

"48 hours in ..." – that’s a whole weekend full of great sights and must-sees!

 

Meißen in 48 Stunden

Meißen
where Saxony was born

Die Schöne an der Elbe verzaubert mit dem ältesten Schloss Deutschlands, dem berühmten Meissener Porzellan und köstlichem sächsischen Wein.

Meißen

Zwickau in 48 Stunden

Zwickau
of cars and culture

Zwickau in the West of Saxony has a more than 100-year-old history of car making. Explore this and more in the local August Horch Museum.

Zwickau

Plauen in 48 hours

Plauen
Home of the world’s finest lace

Known throughout the world for the delicate “Plauen Lace” and full of picturesque bridges, Plauen in the green Vogtland region is a young-at-heart classic.

Plauen

Pirna in 48 Stunden

Pirna
Gateway to Saxon Switzerland

Featuring the characteristic sandstone of the region, Pirna on the Elbe river is a lively small town with the most amazing nature right on its doorstep.

Pirna

Grimma in 48 hours

Grimma
Jewel in the Mulde valley

Grimma is a gem of a town with an impressive town hall, patrician townhouses and enchanting river meadows. Go explore this paradise in the valley of the Mulde river!

Grimma

Bautzen in 48 hours

Bautzen 
City of towers

1,000-year-old Bautzen delights with its gorgeous historic Old Town, wonderful views and insights into the unique traditions of the Sorbs.

 

Bautzen

Goerlitz in 48 hours

Görlitz –
a truly European city

Germany’s easternmost city on the border to Poland is a unique architectural work of art. People don’t just talk about Görlitz, they positively wax lyrical about it!

Görlitz

Kamenz in 48 hours

Kamenz
Lessing´s birthplace

Kamenz not only features a beautiful historic Old Town and precious works of religious art, it is also the birthplace of the writer Gotthold Ephraim Lessing.

Kamenz

Radebeul in 48 Stunden

Radebeul 
where wine takes centre stage

Radebeul, a delightful garden city just outside Dresden, is known for its fine wines. Perfect to discover a great variety of vineyards!

Radebeul

Annaberg-Buchholz in 48 Stunden

Annaberg-Buchholz 
Mining and folk art

Beautifully located in the Ore Mountains, the former mining town is known for its traditional folk art such as intricate wooden Christmas decorations that are expertly handcrafted.

Annaberg

Freiberg in 48 Stunden

Freiberg 
Saxony‘s “silver town”

Freiberg’s past as a wealthy silver mining town is to this day reflected in beautiful patrician townhouses. Music lovers should not miss the breathtaking sound of the famous Silbermann organ!

Freiberg

Torgau in 48 Stunden

Torgau
Centre of the Reformation

With a history going back 1,000 years, Torgau is one of Germany’s most beautiful Renaissance towns and was one of the most important centres of the Reformation.

Torgau

Zittau in 48 Stunden

Zittau
where everything comes plentiful

Plenty of culture, plenty of architecture and plenty of religious works of art: Zittau has lots to offer, including beautiful natural surroundings.

Zittau