Torgau, Germany
Torgau is a town on the banks of the Elbe in northwestern Saxony, Germany. It is the capital of the district Nordsachsen. The name of the town was derived from the Old Slavic “Torgov” which means market place.

Sights include the historic town centre, restored since the unification include a brewery museum, the monument for the meeting of the Russian and American troops on the Elbe and a Russian military cemetery. The early Renaissance Hartenfels castle dominates the town and there are about 500 historical monuments.
Things to See & Do

* Historic town centre
* Hartefels Castle
* Historical monuments
* Oldest toy shop in Germany
* Brown bears in the castle moat

General Information

Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German
Land Area – 90.33 km2
Population – 17,700 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 49

Port Location – The river port at Torgau is located on the Elbe river .