Saxony begins in the Vogtland. Here is the city of laces - Plauen. An attendance in the lace museum lets
some woman's heart strike faster.
It is not far to the famous bridge over the Goeltzsch river, the largest clay brick bridge of the world. In the kite cave Syrau surrounded by dripstones you will see a laser show.
more than only the "Nischel" (= the head. So the habitants of Chemnitz calls the
Karl Marx memorial). Drive in and visit the "Saxon Manchester".
By the way, if you already are so close to, what about an excursion to Erzgebirge (= the ore mountains)?
There you can see, how the nutcrackers and christmas toys are manufactured. You also can visit a mine.
In the state capital Dresden there is a lot of museums. In the German Hygiene Museum you can admire the woman of glass, the traffic museum and the National art collections are also worth an attendance. And about the Semperoper and the Zwinger you have already heard, haven't you?
The Sächsische Schweiz is not only interesting for mountain climbers.
You can simply sit down on board of an Elbdampfer, drink a cup of coffee and
looks at the wonderful Felsen.
Indian friends would like visit the rock stage Rathen and see the spectacle "Winnetou". In case of bad wheather, you can visit the Karl-May-Museum in Radebeul.
In the Oberlausitz for centuries
beside Germans also live Sorbs. The Sorbs are a slavonic tribe and "world champions" in painting
Easter eggs. Their language is similar to Polish and Czech one.
In Bautzen you will find bilingual road and street signs.
Bautzen is the cultural center of the Oberlausitz. The historical centre of Bautzen with the old "Wasserkunst" or the "inclined tower of Bautzen", with 1,44 m inclination is worth an attendance.
Who is interested in dinosaurs, should see the Saurierpark Kleinwelka.
In Goerlitz the time is correct exactly. Why? Because here is the
15. Degree of longitude, to which the Central European time refers.
In far Aachen lying in West Germany for example it is at 12:00 o'clock CET only 11:36
In Goerlitz Saxony ends. Here is the border to Poland.