Belgershain consists of 4 villages, which originated in the 11th and 12th century and has belonged to the manor Belgershain since the 16th century.
The municipality of Belgershain, with currently 3600 inhabitants, consists of 4 villages, which originated in the 11th and 12th century and has belonged to the manor Belgershain since the 16th century. The manor house was the castle, a moated castle complex from the 12th century which was rebuilt several times and the manor.
The churches in Threna and Köhra date from the 13th century. The large Belgershain Baroque church was built in 1686 on the site of a predecessor church demolished in 1681. The current Rohrbach church was consecrated in 1898. The 4 renovated churches invite you to worship, visit and attend a variety of cultural events.
Due to its proximity to the motorways A14, A38 and A72, the municipality of Belgershain is connected to the motorway network via short distances. Belgershain has a railway station on the route between Leipzig and Chemnitz and all towns are connected to the Central German Transport Association bus network.
Small and medium-sized businesses and craftsmen have settled in all towns in the municipality. Due to the favourable transport connections, the new industrial locations in the Leipzig area can also be easily reached.
Many clubs feel responsible for the intellectual, cultural and sporting life of the community and offer a wide range of leisure activities. The volunteer fire brigades in Belgershain and Threna and the youth fire brigade in Belgershain also perform a variety of cultural tasks in addition to their safety duties.
The municipality of Belgershain is a member of the "Grüner Ring". The Oberholz Forest, the Rohrbacher Teiche nature reserve, the Naunhofer Forest with its lakes and the proximity to the lakes in southern Leipzig's New Lake District are worthy of mention for tourism. A visit to the already mentioned churches and the centre of Belgershain with its castle, church and reconstructed castle park should not be missing.