Cheap flights to Saxony

The Free State of Saxony is a federal state of Germany. It is a landlocked state, surrounded by the federal states of Bavaria, Thuringia, Saxony Anhalt, and Brandenburg, and also by its neighbouring countries Poland and the Czech Republic. The capital of the Free State of Saxony is Dresden. The state of Saxony has a long history, having gone through different stages of being a medieval duchy, a kingdom, twice a republic, and even an electorate of the Holy Roman Empire.

Leipzig Zoological Garden - The zoo can be found at Saxony's Leipzig city. The park is divided into six theme worlds: Founder's Garden, Gondwanaland, Asia, Pongoland, Africa, and South America. It covers approximately 56 acres and houses about 850 species and large quantities of carnivores such as lions, Siberian tigers, and bears. The animals are contained in naturalistic habitats much like their original homes in the wild. Leipzig Zoo is also committed to several breeding programs all over the world, and has participated in reintroduction programs for the Little Owls, Eagle Owls, and other rare species which can now be found again in their natural habitats. The zoo has also participated in breeding programs.

German Hygiene Museum - As unusual as the name sounds, the museum brands itself as forum for science, culture, and society and is located in the capital, Dresden. The museum holds educational permanent exhibitions, of which the most prominent is the "Human Adventure"; the exhibit tackles the human race, the human body, and health in cultural and social contexts. The museum features a collection of approximately 45,000 items that are related to the public promotion of healthy human behaviour and bodily awareness from the 20th century. There are areas for temporary exhibitions, and has become a well-known venue for events and other exhibitions.

Saxon Switzerland National Park - Also in Dresden is the Saxon Switzerland National Park, adjoining the Bohemian Switzerland National Park in the Czech Republic. The park has hiking paths, biking paths, and climbing locations.

Zoo Dresden - Germany's fourth oldest zoo can be found on the southern edge of the Great Garden in Dresden. It has nearly 3,000 residents of over 300 species, and some of its more popular exhibits are the Africa House, the savannah-inspired lion and caracal facility, and the giraffe house with a viewing gallery that allows visitors to meet the giraffes eye to eye. Dresden Zoo is a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria.

How to get around within Saxony

Anyone travelling around Saxony is advised to purchase a Saxony Ticket, allowing the owner and up to four companions unlimited train travel throughout the period of its validity, which is from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. the next morning.

How to get there

The main airports serving the Free State of Saxony are Dresden Airport and Leipzig/Halle Airport. The airlines serving Dresden Airport include but are not limited to Air Berlin, Etihad Regional, Germanwings, and Vueling, while the ones that operate to Leipzig/Halle Airport include Condor, Lufthansa, SunExpress Deutschland, Swiss International Air Lines, and Turkish Airlines. The most notable cities linked with the state through these two airports are Barcelona, Amsterdam, Vienna, Brussels, London, Frankfurt, Munich, and Moscow. 

Flights to Saxony

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