1000 years of history along 100 kilometres of river and castle romanticism with individual charm - all that constitutes the holiday region of the Saxon Castle and Heathland. Here, between Chemnitz and Leipzig, history has left its impressing marks of high historico-cultural value. Defiant castles and huge palaces in large numbers tower high above the river valleys of Striegis, Mulde and Zschopau. Events like the Central Saxon Cultural Summer tell of medieval customs and rituals behind the thick walls. The region is also an oasis for Vitality Holidays and Active Holidays. The modern spas Bad Lausick and Bad Düben are very popular. The Dahlener and Dübener Heath form one of the largest woodlands in Central Germany in terms of surface area - an ideal terrain for hikers. The cycling path Muldental-Radweg introduces you to romantic nature and small towns like Grimma. Zschopau and Mulde are ideal for kilometre-long river tours.