Saarland Highlights

Experience the unique highlights of Saarland – a fascinating and diverse region that captivates with its rich history, cultural treasures, and breathtaking nature. Let yourself be enchanted by the hospitality and warmth of the Saarlanders and enjoy unforgettable moments in Germany's smallest federal state.



A breathtaking Saarland landmark. Picturesque river landscape surrounded by exceptional hiking footpaths and a panoramic treetop trail.

© Eike Dubois

Völklinger Hütte: A UNESCO World Heritage Site

in Völklingen

Discover the region’s industrial past while tapping into all of your senses at the only fully preserved ironworks and steelworks in the world.

© Gernot Kassner

Saarbrücken Old Town

in Saarbrücken

The state capital’s picturesque Baroque-style city centre boasts buildings by master-builder Friedrich Joachim Stengel.

UNESCO biosphere reserve Bliesgau


Idyllic floodplain landscape with extensive orchards and orchid meadows. Home to rare species of animals and plants.

© Klaus Peter Kappest

Villeroy & Boch Discovery Centre

in Mettlach

Discover the history behind this traditional premium brand of ceramics at the manufacturer’s Old Abbey Discovery Centre in Mettlach.

© Villeroy & Boch


in Ensdorf

The Saarpolygon is a 30-meter high steel monument that represents the Saarland's coal mining industry and symbolizes the transformation of the region.

© Förderverein BergbauErbeSaar e.V.
© Förderverein BergbauErbeSaar e.V.
© Förderverein BergbauErbeSaar e.V.
© Förderverein BergbauErbeSaar e.V.
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