A journey back into the history of Saxony

Welcome to Meissen. Welcome to a town which is full of fascinating history, magical beauty and lively tradition. The loving restored old town centre welcomes visitors from right across the world. As you walk trough the narrow alleyways, across quite little squares and past magnificent town houses, you feel as if you have been taken back in time. If you need a little break, you will find plenty of cosy street cafés, traditional restaurants and of course the typical Meissen wine bars. Lots of regional specialities await, along with the wine from the local region and genuine Saxon hospitality.Take a walk through the streets and discover the creative scene of the local porcelain designers and fine artists. Relax on an tour of the vineyards or along the banks of the River Elbe and enjoy the fantastic views of the thousands-year-old "Cradle of Saxony". Or simply unwind and let your thoughts run free in one of the most beautiful towns in Germany. Not least, with its picturesque silhouette, the town provides the ideal setting for a range of cultural highlights and traditional festivals. And these are celebrated in a big way in Meissen. A thousand-year-old welcomes you with all her charm. Let her cast her spell over you too.