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Saxony

Saxony has a lot to offer the visitor: gorgeous natural surroundings as well as cities full of cultural delights there is truly something for everyone here. The region borders on Poland, the Czech Republic and the German federal states of Bavaria, Thuringia, Saxony Anhalt and Brandenburg. You can easily make excursions to other federal states from your cottage. Saxony has a rich history and a great deal to offer on a cultural level.

Definitely visit Saxony!

The capital city of Saxony is Dresden, perhaps one of the most beautiful and interesting cities in Germany. The city was bombed heavily in the Second World War, and a great deal of the citys heritage was unfortunately lost because of this. The beautiful old buildings have, however, been restored as much as possible. The most famous Dresden building is the Zwinger, which contains a number of museums. The Painting Gallery (Gemäldegalerie), a museum with one of the most beautiful art collections in Europe, is also highly recommended.

Leipzig is worth a visit too

Leipzig is Saxonys second city and one of Germanys most important cities for business. The nice inner part of the city has a number of sights worth seeing. You will be able to visit the largest train station in Europe (the Hauptbahnhof), the Alte Handelsbörse (Old Stock Exchange) which is now a concert hall the Nicolaïkirche (St. Nicholas Church) and the Thomaskirche (St. Thomas Church).

The old commercial city of Zwickau is known for the production of the Trabant. The inner city has a number of historical buildings, including St. Marys Cathedral.

Make a road trip through Saxony from your cottage

In addition to the larger cities, there are a number of towns you can visit when you go for a drive through the rolling Saxon landscape. From your cottage you will visit the highpoints of such a trip such as Torgau with its beautiful castle, situated on the Elbe, and the towns of Colditz and Rochlitz, both located in the Mulde Valley.

Another road through the Saxon countryside is the Saxon Silver Route through the Ore Mountains. Silver has been mined here since the 12th century. Miners have also been working here. Youll find former workers houses and abandoned mines along this route. The old traditions are still observed here.

From the cottages in Saxony to Saxon Switzerland

To the south of Dresden is the nature area of Saxon Switzerland. This beautiful landscape has unique rock formations and splendid castles. This is an area which is good to explore on foot, as it is not possible to reach everything by car, and you would many of the nicest places that way. You can enjoy fantastic views from the narrow, winding roads along the high cliffs. A few attractions in this Saxon Switzerland include a pleasant park with flowers and statues, a fortress, a spa with a beautiful waterfall and a large, 16th-century fortress. The cottages in this region are located in delightful green surroundings.

All cottages in Saxony