Time for Saxony travel dreams


We might not be able to travel at the moment but we can dream of it. So, let us take you on your dream holiday through Saxony.  Experience virtual moments full of inspiration, meet interesting people, explore unique sights like castles and cities and discover traditions and culture that you can only find in "Saxony. State of the Arts." Most importantly, share your #SaxonyTravelDreams - now is the time! 

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Welcome to Saxony

Go on a virtual journey exploring Saxony's top art and cultural treasures, world-famous traditional handicraft, splendid palaces, parks and gardens and, not least, breathtaking sceneries.  © Greg Snell | Traveldudes

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Take a virtual city break in Saxony

 Bautzen, Meißen und Görlitz are among Saxony's most fascinating historical cities. The Budget Traveller Blogger visited all of them and you can join him here.
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Dreaming of golden autumn moments?

Let the instagramer Johannes Hulsch (@bokehm0n) take you to the stunning Zittau Mountains and Ore Mountains and enjoy these regions’ divine scenery.
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Best of Saxony

From urban canoeing in Leipzig to wonderful wine route moments near Meißen – travel blogger ©Danflyingsolo captured the best of Saxony. Take a look at some of the region’s most inspiring nature, culture and architecture!

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Saxony, home of hidden treasures

Are you into palaces, parks and gardens? And charming historic towns? Then don’t miss this video by Polish travel bloggers ©“Wedrowne Motyle" (The Rambling Butterflies), taking you on a trip showcasing some of Saxony’s best hidden treasures.

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Discover cities and towns, castles and musical heritage

St. Thomas Church in Leipzig

Saxony's towns and cities

Unique architecture, fascinating history, interesting museums and lots of character – Saxony’s enchanting towns and cities tell many different stories and are worthwhile discovering. 

Albrechtsburg Castle in Meissen

Castle romance

Glamorous palaces and mighty castles are in no short supply in Saxony. Take a look at some of our favourites, plus some very special immersive experiences built around famous palaces and castles in Dresden.

Insight of the Semper Opera in Dresden

Thank you for the music

Music is arguably the most emotional art form, with the power to calm, energise, inspire and cheer us. Beautiful tunes move people and in Saxony, we are thankful for the great artists who bring them to life. 

St. Ann`s Church in Annaberg-Buchholz

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Saxony’s UNESCO World Heritage sites are a bit special: they cross borders and highlight the diversity of the region, from landscape gardening to centuries of mining. Find out more!

Explore Saxony the virtual way

Dresden State Art Collections

Enjoy world-class art from the comfort of your sofa

Dresden is home to some of the world’s best art museums, including the Old Masters Picture Gallery with Raphael’s famous “Sistine Madonna”. You can now explore eight museums of Dresden State Art Collections on virtual 360-degree tours, which take place live every Tuesday at 12 pm on YouTube!

August Horch Museum in Zwickau

Fascinating automobile history in 360 degrees

 Zwickau’s August Horch Museum showcases anything from pre-war vintage cars to recent Volkswagen vehicles. Most of them were constructed in the Saxon city, a major centre of car manufacturing for more than 100 years. Dive deep into the history of the place where Audi was born!

Franciscan monastery in Zittau

Biblical moments in Zittau

A Franciscan monastery in the small town of Zittau is home to the “Zittauer Fastentuch”, a big Lenten altar veil from the 15th century showing biblical scenes from the Old and New Testament. See this treasure, the only one of its kind preserved in Germany, on a 360-degree tour and take a peek in the monastery’s church, torture chamber and armoury.

Bastei bridge in Saxon Switzerland

Why Saxon Switzerland is every hiker's dream

Saxon Switzerland’s mind-blowing landscape of bizarelly shaped sandstone mountains, valleys and gorges is made for hiking. This YouTube video features Saxony’s only National Park which stretches from the town of Pirna on the Elbe up to the Czech border and offers beautiful nature and breathtaking views.

Best of...traditional Saxony

Saxon dish Stollen cake

Come the festive season and Saxony dishes out some of its best food: From the famous Stollen cake, which originated here, to gingerbread or the very special “Neinerlaa” Christmas meal – enjoy some seasonal delights in this YouTube video!

Handmade wooden art of Wendt & Kühn

The Ore Mountains are home to a unique tradition of handmade wooden art, especially for Christmas decorations. This video on vimeo takes a peek into the workshops of "Wendt & Kühn", one of the oldest and most famous producers.

Historic narrow-gauge steam train in Saxony

Saxony is a paradise for railway buffs: The region features its very own 430 miles long Steam Railway Route. Hop on board of a historic narrow-gauge steam train and enjoy the ride in this YouTube video!  

Current information on the coronavirus in Saxony

Stay informed

With the coronavirus, everything has changed. We have therefore put together the most important information regarding Saxony as well as relevant links for you to stay informed. Stay healthy and stick to the rules!

Brochures and magazines of Saxony Tourism

Things to read

Dream, get inspired and make plans: We provide a wide range of magazines and brochures featuring travel inspiration and ideas. Order your favourites free of charge and plan your post-corona travels!

SIGHTGEIST magazine Saxony

SIGHTGEIST Saxony

Stories - News - Events: The latest edition of our annual SIGHTGEIST MAGAZINE once more contains interesting stories and fresh insights into Saxony, a land full of fine arts, tradition, creativity, joy of living and hospitality. 

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