© Ernesto Uhlmann

On all paths

Chemnitz, the heart of Southwest Saxony

Centrally located in Saxony and yet an insider tip

Welcome to Chemnitz!

This is where you travel if you haven't already seen everything. Here you go to bed smarter than when you got up - if that's what you want. In return, Chemnitz offers the unexpected, first-hand knowledge and details that want to be discovered in each of the 39 districts. Get to know Chemnitz's makers and discover the previously unseen - C the Unseen!


Chemnitz in a nutshell

5 facts about the city

  • Chemnitz has existed since 1143

  • 244,540 inhabitants and upper centre/catchment area for 1.42 million inhabitants

  • 224 m² of green space is available for each inhabitant

  • 1,911 hours of sunshine in Chemnitz in 2020 (Germany 1,901 hours, Saxony 1,891 hours)

  • approx. 1,000 cultural events a year, including numerous festivals such as IBUG, Begehungen, Kosmos, Tage der Industriekultur, Tage der Jüdischen Kultur, Hutfestival, Parksommer and many more

© Ernesto Uhlmann

Explore the districts with insider tips

Go on tour yourself and be inspired by our favourite places

Guided tours of Chemnitz

You prefer to travel with one of our guides? No problem. The Tourist Information offers a variety of themed city tours.

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