A short Intro to Saxony in Germany with the most important Cities, Towns and some Tourism Highlights..
A Bit More About Saxony
The most important cities in Saxony are Dresden, Leipzig and Chemnitz. Saxony borders both the Czech Republic and Poland. Saxony has a rich musical heritage with famous composers like Bach, Wagner, and Mendelssohn having strong ties to the region.
Moritzburg Castle is a Baroque palace near Dresden surrounded by a beautiful lake. It is famous for its scenic setting and as a location in various films, including the fairytale film “Three Wishes for Cinderella.”
Leipzig, with its famous Book Fair, has a strong literary tradition. The city has been associated with influential figures like Goethe and Schiller. Leipzig is also renowned for its musical history and hosts the annual Leipzig Bach Festival.
In addition to the major cities of Dresden, Leipzig, and Chemnitz, Saxony is home to several other important towns, each with its own unique charm, history, and attractions.
Below are some of the notable towns in Saxony.