The holiday region in the Saxon Elbe

Beautiful excursions can be made for tourists in the area around our campsite. Attractions in the surrounding area are the famous cultural and provincial capital Dresden, Meissen – the birthplace of Saxony-where the porcelain was invented, the Saxon Wine Route, Moritzburg Castle, the Karl-May-City Radebeul, Pillnitz with the pleasure palace of August the Strong, Saxony Switzerland National Park and the Elbe Sandstone Mountains with the bastion and air theater of Rathen. All these sites you can reach quickly either by foot, bicycle, car, train or by ship on a romantic boat ride up or down on the river Elbe. We will advise you at the reception desk about the many attractions in the region and keep sufficient information for you.

Attractions in the district:

City of Meissen

You will find picturesquely situated along the Elbe, the birthplace of Saxony -. The city of Meissen The castle Albrechtsburg is considered as most important center of late Gothic secular and oldest castle in Germany. The Meissen Cathedral is one of the most valuable religious monuments of the Middle Ages in Saxony. The porcelain carillon at the Meissen Frauenkirche is the first playable carillon in the world, created out of the “white gold”.

Moritzburg:

The place looks back on over 700 years of history, which was largely dominated by the Wettin dynasty. The Elector of Saxony built here a hunting lodge, which has been extended over the years . At the heart of Moritzburg is the Moritzburg Castle which lies on an island at impressive size and with sumptuous decorations. The Pheasant Castle and the small lighthouse show the playful and sumptuous feasts, which were celebrated from the Saxon aristocracy. Horse breeding has a long tradition in Moritzburg Since 1928 directed by the State Stud the annual stallion parade in September.

Radebeul

The town of Radebeul is located in the upper Elbe valley immediately adjacent to the provincial capital Dresden, nestled among the vineyards Lößnitz and the river Elbe. The city is the heart of the Saxon Wine Route with over 800 years of wine-making tradition. Many celebrities, such as the writer Karl May and naturopath Friedrich Eduard Bilz lived in the past in Radebeul.

Sights along the Elbe:

Bad Schandau

  • Kirnitzschtalbahn tram
  • Museum of the city Bad Schandau
  • Elbe promenade
  • spa gardens
  • Sendig Fountain
  • St. John’s Church

The Elbe Sandstone Mountains / Saxon Switzerland

Pirna

Dresden

Riesa

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