So geht sächsisch.
From natural spectacles to modern industry, history, art and culture: discover what makes Saxony so special.
Life and work, start-ups and business, travelling and exploring – Saxony is a home and the place of dreams, a land of culture, an innovation driver and a tourism hotspot.
Life in Saxony is glorious. It’s a place where tradition, neighbourliness, openness, kindness and friendliness all come together. Throw our unique dialect into the mix and you end up with something very special.
From city break to a leisurely trip through the countryside, from hiking to cycling, from mountains to lakes, from summer to winter – you’ll never regret a trip to Saxony.
Daily newspapers, bone china, coffee filters, teabags, CFC-free fridges, even beer mats and bras – all of these items were invented and produced in Saxony. Find out more about the Saxon businesses and their history!
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The Free State of Saxony is Europe’s most important microelectronics location. More than 70,000 employees work in 2,500 companies in Silicon Saxony.
Capital of Culture 2025
Chemnitz is European Capital of Culture 2025. With our motto “C the Unseen”, we aim to show Europe the unique culture of our city – and much more.
A paradise for climbers and hikers with unique rock formations – and a lively cultural landscape that has to be seen to be believed.
Motorsports mega-event at the Sachsenring
Nearly a quarter of a million motor sports enthusiasts watch the top class of motorbike sport, the Moto GP, every year, making it the biggest single sporting event in Germany.
At almost 1215 metres, the highest mountain in Saxony has a fantastic panoramic view of the Ore Mountains and Oberwiesenthal, the highest town in Germany.
SAXONY AT THE FESTIVAL OF GERMAN UNITY
Cycling in Saxony and the European Capital of Culture 20255
Diamant bicycles, the Chemnitz Wanderer-Werke and the International Peace Tour are names that are familiar to every cycling enthusiast. As well as these flagships of Saxony’s cycling culture, which is rich in tradition and very much alive today, the state boasts almost 5,200 kilometres of cycle paths for the smoothest, most exciting and unforgettable cycling holidays. Come and explore Saxony – the prime location for cyclists.
„C the Unseen“ This is the motto of the European Capital of Culture 2025 in Chemnitz. Discover new sides of the city and unknown facts, be amazed by the inventiveness of the city’s creative spirits. With a typical GDR garage, we put the invisible everyday heroes – the people of the state – in the spotlight.
Our Druckluftorchester will be performing every half hour. This utterly unique ensemble of mechanical musical apparatuses and the musical machinist at its helm will be playing musical gems from a century of music history – naturally with plenty of banter in the typical Saxon dialect.