The city hall with a statue of the Swedish king Gustav II Adolf

Lützen is a town with about 3600 inhabitants in Saxony-Anhalt in Germany. Two great battles has been fought near the town, one in 1632 (Thirty Year's War) and another in 1813 (Napoleonic Wars).

Get in

The train line to Lützen has been suspended, so you can take the bus from nearby Leipzig or get to Lützen by car. To get there by bus from Leipzig, take a train or bus 65 to Markranstädt, Bahnhof and change there to bus 165.

Get around

The town is quite small, so it is easy to get around by foot.


1632 Battle memorial


There are no souvenir shops in Lützen.



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