Your city break – Freiberg in 48 hours!

What could your perfect weekend in Freiberg look like? Read on how to create your inspiring city break …

 

Friday

Your home for the next couple of days: One of the centrally located cosy hotels in Freiberg.

Hotels

2 p.m.

Head to the tourist information in the Old Town and find out all you need to know for your weekend. Book a guided tour, buy tickets or plan a trip in the surrounding area.

Information

3 p.m.

Freiberg’s cafés in the historic Old Town invite you to try the popular Eierschecke, a special cake of the region.

Cafés

3.15 p.m.

Time to explore, either on your own and using an audio guide or joining a guided city tour. Freiberg is full of unique sights, including 500 listed objects.

City tours

4 p.m.

The former silver mining town is traditional and modern in equal measures, which is also reflected in its culinary offers. Visitors will find the whole range covered, from home-style cooking to Mediterranean fare. Pick something to your liking for your first evening’s dinner!

Enjoy your meal!

6.30 p.m.

Saturday

Go 180 metres underground and visit Freiberg’s show mine: It’s Saxony’s biggest and oldest mine and a guided tour provides you with fascinating insights into mining from the 14th to the 20th century.

Good Luck!

10 a.m.

Lunchtime! Best enjoyed in the Old Town and followed by a visit to the Petriturm tower to take in Freiburg from above.

To the top!

1 p.m.

When in Freiberg, don’t miss “terra mineralia”, the world’s largest and seriously impressive exhibition of minerals and precious stones. 3,500 exhibits altogether shine and sparkle in the historical surroundings of a lovely palace, called  Schloss Freudenstein.

Treasure hunt

3 p.m.

Freiberg has a long tradition of beer brewing (since the 13th century!) and you should definitely try the local Freiberger brew in one of the town’s restaurants.

Cheers!

6 p.m.

The sound of the world-famous big Silbermann organ is a delight so don’t miss attending one of the weekly recitals in Freiberg Cathedral "Dom St. Marien". Or visit the world’s oldest municipal theatre, lovingly called “little Semper Opera”. In summer (June to August),Schloss Freudenstein  hosts numerous open-air events.

Nightlife

8 p.m.

Events

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Sunday

Visit the “City and Mining Museum”, one of the oldest museums in Saxony, and learn all about Freiberg’s history and the local silver mining tradition.

Historically

10 a.m.

Next to the museum, Freiberg Cathedral is the town’s most important cultural monument. Join a tour and discover the cathedral’s treasures, including two Silbermann organs, the “Golden Gate” as well as the Tulip and Miner’s pulpits. Then, enjoy the unique sound of the “Great Silbermann Organ”.

Overwhelming

11.30 a.m.

Before leaving town, there’s one last opportunity for a cup of coffee or bite to eat in the centre.

See you!

12.30 p.m.

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The great organ by Gottfried Silbermann with its three keyboards, 44 organ stops and 2574 organ pipes.
Cathedral of St Mary – Protestant-Lutheran Cathedral Parish Freiberg
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Central Saxon Theatre Freiberg/Döbeln
Central Saxon Theatre Freiberg/Döbeln
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Municipal and Mining Museum Freiberg
Freiberg Municipal and Mining Museum
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terra mineralia in Freudenstein Castle
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Freiberg Mines (Alte Elisabeth & Reiche Zeche)
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