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Glück auf, we are World Heritage!

Freiberg's silver once brought fame and glory to all of Saxony. Now the Silver City holds the World Heritage title - together with 21 other sites in the region

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City Tours

Discover the historic Old Town Centre: Guided tours on the traces of silver mining, architectural tours or to organ builder Gottfried Silbermann.

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The whole world of minerals

terra mineralia in Freudenstein Castle: Experience more than 3,500 minerals, gemstones and meteorites in an overwhelming presentation

Entdeckertour im Silberbergwerk Freiberg zur Landesausstellung 2020

Silver mine "Reiche Zeche"

Experience the adventure of mining with a trip into the silver mine at a depth of 150 metres.

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Silver organ sounds

St. Mary's Cathedral: World-class art treasures and concerts on Silbermann organs

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Discover treasures

City and Mining Museum: Masterpieces of mining art, late Gothic sacred art from Upper Saxony, paintings by Lucas Cranach the Younger, the world's oldest Schwibbbogen, etc.



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Discover Freiberg


"Glück auf" - this is how the people of Freiberg still greet each other today. It was once associated with the hope of rich silver finds and a happy return from the depths of the mountain. Today, the greeting tells of the pride of the citizens and their love for Germany's silver city. Its face is marked by the wealth and splendour brought by more than 800 years of silver mining.

The achievements and customs of the miners can still be seen, heard and experienced here - at traditional mining and smelting parades, at the miners' Christmas market, in the town and mining museum or on a trip into the silver mine.

The unique sound of the world-famous Gottfried Silbermann organs also attracts music lovers from all over the world to Freiberg.

Follow the trail of silver ...


Silver mine
City and Mining Museum
Cathedral of St. Mary mit Silbermann organs
Mineral show terra mineralia
Silberklang & Berggeschrey (City tour)
Christmas market
Silver Card

Overnight stay in Freiberg

From home: A warm welcome! Eat well, drink well, hold meetings or spend the night - Freiberg is well equipped for you - whether you are with your loved ones, friends or colleagues and business partners. It is worth spending more than just one day in the Silver City. 3- and 4-star hotels in the heart of the historic Old Town as well as restaurants with typical Saxon as well as international cuisine await you with friendliness and hospitality that comes from the heart.




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