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Castles and Palaces in the Leipzig Region

History Around Every Corner

Discover the venerable ruins that bring Saxon history to life.

One thing that is so special about the fascinating region around Leipzig is the unusually high density of imposing castles, magnificent palaces and stately homes – all embedded in a uniquely beautiful natural and river landscape.

Immerse yourself in the architecture and culture of past centuries and feel the spirit of bygone eras.

Discover the venerable ruins that bring Saxon history to life.

One thing that is so special about the fascinating region around Leipzig is the unusually high density of imposing castles, magnificent palaces and stately homes – all embedded in a uniquely beautiful natural and river landscape.

Immerse yourself in the architecture and culture of past centuries and feel the spirit of bygone eras.

© www.dresden-fotografie.de, Sylvio Dittrich (Schlösserland Sachsen)

Magnificent Palaces

© www.siesing.de, Wolfgang Siesing

Historic Castles

Castles in the Leipzig Region

from €195

Family Adventure Weekend

© www.ddpix.de, Marcel Quietzsch

Discover More Travel Offers

in the Leipzig Region

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"Ausflugsplaner" (Trip planner) Brochure

The trip planning brochure "Ausflugsplaner" features numerous leisure options revolving around the themes of cultural enjoyment, water wellness and the active enjoyment of nature. It offers ideas and tips to make sure you have plenty to do while you are here and provides an overview of the benefits and partners of the Leipzig and Leipzig Regio Cards. The perfect way to prepare for your visit to Leipzig and its surrounding region.

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Manor Houses and Hunting Lodges

Manor houses and hunting lodges in the Leipzig region

Flyer BurgenLandKlänge Concerts

Eindrucksvolle Konzerte an imposanten Orten

The BurgenLandKlänge concert series promises unique musical experiences in exceptional locations. From jazz in a magnificent palace to blues in an impressive stately home and Hollywood tunes under the open skies – there's music in the air all year round. The brochure contains detailed information on current event highlights.

© www.christianhueller.de, Christian Hüller Fotografie

Abandoned Ruins

© www.dirk-brzoska.de, Dirk Brzoska

Film Sets in Castles and Palaces

in Burgen und Schlössern

A Journey Through the World of Film

Perfect for fairytales and films

The region around Leipzig is well-loved and well-known for its numerous and impressive palaces, castles and venerable ruins – especially in the film business. "Sleeping Beauty", "Grand Budapest Hotel“, "Snow White“, "Lasko – The Fist of God“ and "The Countess“ – these films and many more were all produced in Saxony, the land of castles. Come and explore the most beautiful film locations in the area and immerse yourself in the world of films and television.

© www.dresden-fotografie.de, Sylvio Dittrich
Colditz Castle is located on the Zwickau Mulde river and is one of the oldest castles in Saxony.
© Philipp Kirschner

Castles and Palaces by the Water

On the Banks of the Mulde and Elbe Rivers

In the past, castles and palaces were built next to the water to offer additional protection from invaders. Today, the idyllic location of countless riverside buildings is the reason for their special charm. 

Come and be inspired by this unique combination of history and nature and discover some of the most beautiful settings in the Leipzig reigion.

In the past, castles and palaces were built next to the water to offer additional protection from invaders. Today, the idyllic location of countless riverside buildings is the reason for their special charm. 

Come and be inspired by this unique combination of history and nature and discover some of the most beautiful settings in the Leipzig reigion.

© www.georgroske.de, Georg Roske (Schlösserland Sachsen)
Kriebstein Castle, Saxony's most beautiful knight's castle, lies on the river Zschopau.

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