A cultural landscape bestowed with stunning natural beauty
The Saxon Elbland with its vine-covered slopes and pristine Elbe meadows is distinguished by its mild climate and scenic beauty.
Especially in the region between Meissen and Pillnitz, a fascinating cultural landscape has developed, completed with the baroque metropolis of Dresden, the capital city of the Free State of Saxony. Here, you might easily get intrigued with the laid-backness Saxons are so famous for, the Saxon "nu" ("yes") being the first expression of their hospitality and warmth. Yet there is a lot more to fascinate you in Dresden, known as the "Florence of the North", and its surroundings. World-famous historic and technical buildings, true musical delights, and artistic masterpieces are all found in the vibrant royal city of Dresden with its unmistakable charm.
In the surroundings, visitors can find vine-covered slopes and old, rustic village centres, with garden cafés and hotels in old mills. So let yourself be convinced by the Saxon cosiness and hospitality! However, at the same time, we are ensuring you that the special railway atmosphere along the STEAM RAILWAY ROUTE will not be missed out. The steam-driven Lößnitzgrundbahn railway runs daily past the Radebeul vineyards; through the romantic Lößnitzgrund valley; to Schloss Moritzburg, the baroque hunting castle of August the Strong, Elector of Saxony; to the town of Radeburg, the birthplace of Heinrich Zille. In Dresden, an internationally renowned collection of exhibits including all five modes of transport awaits you at the Verkehrsmuseum (Transport Museum) right next to the world-famous Frauenkirche church. And the Weißeritztalbahn railway, which will take you from the town of Freital to the Eastern Ore Mountains, is not far away either.
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