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    Holiday regions in Saxony

    The Saxons themselves are as diverse as the landscape around them. Between Vogtland and Upper Lusatia dwells a wealth of culture, tradition and modernity. Discover Saxony's diversity! (Photo © balipadma / Fotolia)

    Saxony's holiday regions
    Blick über eine dörfliche Landschaft in Sachsen.

    Easter in Saxony

    There's a lot to discover in Saxony during Easter. Saxony's Easter festivities include all kinds of customs and traditions, plus lots of other recreational options for the whole family. (Photo © Patrick Pleul)

    Easter in Saxony
    Bunte, aufwendig mit Wachs verzierte sorbische Ostereier

    Saxony – a winter wonderland

    The first snowflakes mark the start of the best time of year for winter sports enthusiasts. From the Zittau Mountains to Vogtland, the various ski and sports regions are the perfect place to enjoy some adventures in the snow. (Photo © Christoph Beer)

    Saxony – a winter wonderland
    Eine Familie sitzt auf einer Holzbank in der verschneiten Landschaft.

    Saxony – the land of Christmas

    Saxony is the land of Christmas! Nowhere else can you experience such an abundance of centuries-old traditions. Saxony has plenty to offer on top of its festively decorated Christmas markets and Ore Mountain wood carvings. (Photo © ChristArt / Fotolia)

    Saxony – the land of Christmas
    Ein Räuchermännchen steht im Kunstschnee.

    Narrow-gauge railways in Saxony

    Saxony is home to Germany's most concentrated and varied railway nostalgia. Leave your car behind and enjoy Saxony from the almost 100-kilometre-long narrow-gauge rail network. (Photo © kelifamily / Fotolia)

    Narrow-gauge railways in Saxony
    Eine Schmalspurlok steht dampfend im Bahnhof.

    The Sorbs

    The Free State of Saxony is home to a national minority known as the Sorbs, a western Slavic people. Over the next few pages, you'll learn more about their turbulent history, rich language and diversified culture. (Photo © dpa-Bildfunk)

    The Sorbs
    Mädchen in sorbischer Tracht führen eine Prozession an.
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    Unique Saxony

    Saxony is unique – in terms of both the land and its people. Saxony's regions are shaped not just by history and culture; they are a mix of scenic beauty and urban modernity, where world-class art meets traditional handicrafts. But its greatest asset are its people, whose creative ideas enrich the land. You too can discover the Free State of Saxony and all its intriguing facets!

    Saxony Day

    Logo Tag der Sachsen 2018 in Torgau

    7–9 September 2018 in Torgau (© dpa - Bildfunk)

    The Free State of Saxony

    Saxon state flag with coat of arms

    Saxon state flag with coat of arms

    Simply Saxony.

     Breakdancer tanzt im Zwinger

    www.simply-saxony.com

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