Your city break – Grimma in 48 hours!

What could your perfect weekend in Grimma look like? Read on how to create your inspiring city break…

Friday

Check in at either a cosy hotel in the town centre, on historic grounds in “Kloster Nimbschen”, the former farm estate of a monastery, or how about a hotel directly by the river?

Check-In

14 p.m.

First stop: Grimma’s tourist information provides visitors with information on guided city tours, events or where to get unique souvenirs.

Information

3 p.m.

Grimma’s Old Town is the place to go for small cafés offering delicious homemade bakes.

Cafés

3.30 p.m.

Wander past Schloss Grimma, cross the "Pöppelmannsche Steinbrücke" bridge and enjoy the romantic view on Grimma that you have from here. Return via the "Hängebrücke" bridge, Saxony’s longest suspension rope bridge.

Trails

4.30 p.m.

Fancy a bite? Choose your favourite culinary treat for dinner, from regional to Italian, Indian or just a good old Burger. Then, had to one of Grimma’s bars for a refreshing beer or other drink to your liking.

Enjoy your meal!

5.30 p.m.

Saturday

First a big breakfast (you deserve it!), then a guided city tour (every Saturday from May to September) to explore the picturesque Old Town.
City Tours

11 a.m.

Stop for a bite to eat in one of Grimma’s cosy restaurants to sample some local delicacies.

Restaurants

12.30 p.m.

Discover something outside Grimma: Höfgen, the so-called “village of the senses”, is a unique historic village with a population of 80 people and a history dating back more than 730 years. It developed out of seven farm buildings and is located by the Mulde river.  Visitors can explore village life with all their senses.

Discover Höfgen

14 p.m.

Walk back to Grimma along the Mulde river on the “Weg der Steine” (rock path): Road signs made of stone, stone seats and sculptures bear witness to the region’s interesting geological history.

Rock path

17 p.m.

For a tasty dinner, choose among the restaurants in the historic Old Town. Sit back, relax and think back on your experiences of the day.

Eating & Drinking

6.30 p.m.

Sunday

Literature buff? Then visit the “Göschenhaus” before returning home. This museum is dedicated to the life and work of Georg Joachim Göschen and his friend, the poet Johann Gottfried Seume.

History

11 a.m.

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Four-sided farmstead Höfgen during the Classic Open. The audience experiences a classical open-air concert
Denkmalschmiede Höfgen
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Monastery Church, Grimma
Monastery Church Grimma
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Grimma town hall with its distinctive Renaissance gable
Marketplace Grimma
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Once, the great writers of German classic literature like Schiller and Körner were continually coming and going in quick succession in Gösche's summer residence
The Museum Göschenhaus
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Nimbschen Convent
Nimbschen Convent
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