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Fortresses & castles
Discover the time-honoured ruins that bring Saxon history to life!
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Organs & churches
Experience the marvellous treasures of Silbermann, Hildebrandt & Co. in the region's churches.
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Höfgen and Kössern - two extraordinary villages in the Leipzig region
1813 - Battle of the Nations
Travel back in time – Retrace the steps of the Battle of the Nations at Leipzig.
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Botanical Gardens, Wildlife Parks
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Fortresses & castles
Fortresses & Castles in the Leipzig Region
Not just for royalty
On 24 September 1706, the "Old Town Peace" between the Swedish King Charles XII and the Saxon elector Augustus was declared a part of European history in the Altranstädt Castle.
For 1,000 years the walls of Mildenstein Castle have been rising above the valley of the Freiberg Mulde.
Taucha feudal manor with museum
Historic events shaped the Taucha feudal manor.
Hubertusburg Castle in Wermsdorf
Hubertusburg Castle, named after the patron saint of the hunt, represents one of the most advanced achievements of Saxon Baroque architecture.
Only half an hour away from Leipzig, in the middle of the green heart of the Saxon Burgenland (castle country), stately Trebsen Castle rises above the western bank of the Mulde.
Kössern Hunting Lodge
The hunting lodge in Kössern is considered to be an outstanding gem of Baroque architecture in the Muldental.
In 1763, King Frederick II of Prussia resided in Dahlen Castle. Here, the Hubertusburger peace pact was ratified.
Trebsen Feudal Estate
Trebsen developed into one of the largest feudal estates in Saxony.
In the heart of Saxony, Colditz Castle houses the escape museum, which documents almost 300 escape attempts.
Explore Saxony's most beautiful knight's castle, which rises majestically above the river Zschopau.
Experience the 1,000-year history of Rochlitz Castle and discover numerous gems in the walls of the castle.
Come and discover the beautiful Barockschloss Delitzsch, learn about the history in the museum, stroll through the baroque garden or even say "I do" to your big love. .
Markkleeberg Castle and Gatehouse
The Markkleeberg Castle Park delights hundreds of visitors with its rhododendron splendour, especially in the month of May.
As one of the first proper castles, this fairytale-esque building seems to transcend space and time.
Old Hunting Lodge in Wermsdorf
The vast forests of Wermsdorf, rich in game, inspired Elector Christian II to build the first hunting lodge on the site of an old feudal estate.
Wiprechtsburg Castle Groitzsch
Around 1100, Wiprechtsburg Castle was one of the largest castle complexes in Saxony.
Hartenfels Castle Torgau
Torgau's Hartenfels Castle was seen as the most modern residential castle in the 16th century.
The high castle keep, powerful protective walls, gatehouse and tower courtyard, pathways and residential buildings, and, last but not least, the palace building, characterise the face of Gnandstein Castle.