Automobile city at the Erz Mountains

History comes alive in Zwickau, the cradle of the Saxon automobile industry and the birthplace of Robert Schumann. Some of the buildings in Zwickau were built in the middle ages and are some of the oldest standing in Germany today.

Not least thanks to Silberstraße has Zwickau increased its visitor numbers continuously in recent years: The 140 kilometre-long road leads past villages which are connected with the mining and iron tradition of the region.

Hotel Schloss Schweinsburg
Hotel Schloss Schweinsburg
Leisure & conference hotel with historic palace grounds and baroque garden near Zwickau
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Hikes through history

The city between the Erz Mountains and Vogtland is an ideal starting point for hikes, cycle tours and trips to one of the numerous lakes. The August Horch Museum, which guides its visitors though the history of the automobile industry in

Saxony in a former production site, is an absolute highlight for car enthusiasts. The Priesterhäuser (Priest Houses), whose origins date back to the 13th century and which also house a museum and a guesthouse, are one of a kind and certainly worth a visit.