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!
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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Explore Saxony the virtual way
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!
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!
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.
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
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!
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.
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!
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!
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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.