The Zittauer Gebirge
is located at the south-east part of Saxony and is the perfect place to do day trips. Bautzen is the nearest
city to the Zittauer Gebirge. The 1000 year old Bautzen is a fascinating with the mediaeval downtown and the
Here you can find saurian in natural size or you can check out the maze. The maze promise fun for kids and
adults. A park with the reminders of east Germany gives you the pleasure to go back in time.
Dresden is the provincial
capital of Saxony and is only 1,5 hours away from the Zittauer Gebirge and the city is also known as "Elbflorence"
(Florence of the Elbe). Dresden combines historical monuments like the new build "Frauenkirche" (church of Our Lady),
"Zwinger" (kennel), "Semperoper" (opera house of Dresden) - cultural event, like the "Dixi-Festival" or the
"Oberelbe Marathon" in the spring --- nature, in the "Großen Garten (big garden) --- great shopping ---- and pub
area with young peoples and a lot of things to do.
Also the surrounding of
Dresden is fantastic with the hunting lodge of Moritzburg or the palace of Pillnitz. The visitor has the feeling to
be in the time of the baroque. You will walk through rooms, where "August der Starke" (elector of Saxony and king of
Poland) has been many, many years before.
The "Zittauer Gebirge" is very
unique with its closeness to Czech Republic and Poland. Therefore is Prague only 100 km away. Only a footstep away is
Krkonose (Gigant Mountains in Poland) or the Jizerské Hory (Mountain in Czech Republic) perfectly for a very long hikes
or a long skiing tour in the winter.
The "Zittauer Gebirge" is a perfect place to be.