The German state of Saxony can be found in the Eastern part of Germany, bordering the countries of Poland and Czech Republic and fellow German states Bavaria, Brandenburg, Saxony Anhalt and Thuringia.
Whether you prefer city breaks, visiting towns or staying in remote villages, the state of Saxony is for you. The city of Dresden, better known as the capital of this German state, is extremely modern and much of the city was rebuilt after the Second World War. Visit the Dresden Frauenkirche, a church which offers an overview of the entire city on the viewing platform. Stroll around the city, in the summer or winter months, as there is much to see and do. During the summer, the weather is normally relatively warm and there are many parks to sit to enjoy a picnic! The German Christmas Markets here are well worth visiting, with many stalls offering a variety of German cuisine and drinks; sample the mulled wine to keep warm during the low temperatures! The city of Leipzig is also popular with holidaymakers as the restoration actions over the years has developed this German city into a lively city. With fantastic nightlife, a wide selection of restaurants and the beautiful Leipzig old city district, a city break here is truly worthwhile.
For those who enjoy more secluded regions and would prefer to stay in Saxony holiday cottages, then stay in the town of Oederan. Oedran has a miniature park here, one of the oldest in the entire world. One of the more unique places to visit in the whole of Saxony, the Heimatberge and other locations have been shrunk down in the form of miniature models; a great place to visit for all the family! Picturesque scenery makes a trip here makes you feel at home and relaxed; just what you need during a holiday here. The village of Graditz is also great for those who enjoy German countryside and peaceful retreats. Enjoy your stay in Germany.