Zwickau, Trabant and Volkswagen. Since 2000 its history has been presented in the August-Horch Museum, inside the former Audi Works. The University of Applied Sciences Zwickau trains automotive engineers.
The valley of the long Zwickauer Mulde river stretches from the Vogtland to Colditz Castle at the other end. The Silver Road, Saxonys longest tourist route, connects Dresden with Zwickau. The ADAC City Guide 2005 wrote: "The town of Zwickau has transformed itself over the years from a traditional mining town into an elegant Art Nouveau town, which is well worth discovering."
Zwickau can be reached by car via the nearby Autobahns A4 and A72, the main railway station and is also reachable via a public airfield which takes light aircraft.
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