Kriebstein Castle ©www.best-of-wandern.de/ T.Bichler

Kriebstein Castle ©www.best-of-wandern.de/ T.Bichler

Mildenstein Castle ©Siesing

Mildenstein Castle ©Siesing

Wiprechtsburg Castle Ruins, Groitzsch (©Hüller Fotografie)

Wiprechtsburg Castle Ruins, Groitzsch (©Hüller Fotografie)

Fortresses & castles

This fascinating region is represented by an above-average density of imposing fortresses, magnificent castles and manors embedded in an attractive landscape of nature and rivers. They tell of the architectural and cultural tastes of previous centuries.

Discover the time-honoured ruins that bring Saxon history to life!