Priesitz is a municipality in Wittenberg district in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. The municipality belongs to the administrative community (Verwaltungsgemeinschaft) of Kurregion Elbe-Heideland, whose seat is in the town of Bad Schmiedeberg.
Priesitz lies about 25 km southeast of Lutherstadt Wittenberg
in the glacial valley of the Elbe
at the edge of the Dübener Heide Nature Park.
Priesitz has one of these: Sachau.
Priesitz had its first documentary mention in 1290
Every year, the Lake Festival (Seefest
) is held in early July as a village festival.
Economy and transportation
Federal Highway (Bundesstraße
) B 182, which joins Torgau
lies about 0.5 km away. The railway line between Torgau and Pretzsch
has a stop in Sachau.