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Silvercity Freiberg

The town Freiberg ist the oldest an most importent mining town in the middle of Saxony between Dresden and Chemnitz.

Until 1969 Freiberg was dominated by the mining and metallurgical industry about 800 years. Her silver wealth and significant Freiberger coin made the Electorate of Saxony to a properous polity. In 1765 the Mining Academy was founded, one of the worlds oldes mining engnineering colleges.

The entire historic center is now a listed builing. Many buildings are selected properties for the intended canidacy for UNESCO World Heritage Ore Mountain mining region. 

More about the Silver City of:
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freiberg
http://www.freiberg-service.de/ 


Events

 

currently around

Heritage Day

11.09.2016

Take advantage of the excellent opportunity to get to know buildings and facilities closer that are otherwice closed to you.

More information please vist

 Heritage Day

Freiberger Christmas Market

22nd November 2016 - 22nd Dezember 2016

The Saxon Ore Mountains (Erzgebirge) will be "Land of christmas", typical figures from the mining, the angle and the miner welcome in scintillating Chistmas world.

To Mettenschicht on 3rd December 2016 (always on Saturday before the 2 nd Advent) the miners of yesteryear back to life ad march by torchlight trough the beautiful old town of Silver City.

For more information please visit:

Freiberger Christmarkt

Freiberger summer nights - castle Freudenstein

annually in mid June to mid September

Movie nights - rousing concerts - Open Air parties - Theater

The castle Freudenstein is in this time the cultural center on warm summer nights.

more informations about Freiberger
please visit:

www.freiberger-sommernaechte.de

Mountain City Festival Freiberg

annually on the last weekend in June

Like every year on the last weekend of June Freiberg is with more tan 100.000 visitors host for one of the largest festivals in the region.

The traditional mauntain parade on Saturday morning you should not miss it. Whether the hype for the adults or the children an family world for the little ones or the numerous stages an party zones, here is something for everyone.

More information about the mountain town festival in Freiberg please visit:

www.bergstadtfest.de

Brewery Festival

annually on 2nd weekend of August 

Besides  Freiberger beer here is rocking the stage

Area for children, brunch an lot of stars provide entertainment and fun. The highlight is the big fireworks on Saturday.
Bus for free take you directly to the site of the incident.

For more information please visit 

Brewery Festival

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