Your city break – Kamenz in 48 hours!

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



2 p.m.

Check in at one of the cosy hotels, B&Bs or holiday homes in town. You’ll definitely find a centrally located accommodation to your liking in Kamenz!



3 p.m.

The local tourist office “Kamenz-Information” is your first port of call to get tips and information for your stay. 



4.15 p.m.

For a first overview, stroll through the Old Town and visit St. Annen (St Anne’s), once the church of a Franciscan monastery. Use an audio guide or join a guided city tour.

City tour



10 a.m. Time for a museum visit: Learn all about the city’s history in the “Stadtgeschichte im Malzhaus” museum or explore the “Museum der Westlausitz”. The latter also features a lovely café for a break and an outdoor space in summer.



12.30 p.m.

Up next: the local Hutberg hill (293 metres). Here, you’ll find the Lessing Tower, an open-air stage and a beautiful park which is a special delight in spring with a myriad of rhododendrons in bloom. Tip: lunch at the “Hutberggaststätte” and then on for more exploring.



3 p.m.

The “Lessing Museum” is a must-see, with many interactive displays informing about the life and work of the famous writer and philosopher of the Enlightenment who was born in Kamenz and spent his childhood in the Saxon town.

Go there!


7 p.m.

A number of venues, such as “Kamenzer Stadttheater”, “Hutbergbühne”,”Bowling Center” or “Hotel Stadt Dresden”, regularly host a variety of events. Take a local event calendar to get more information.




10.30 a.m.

Up for a walk? The local Herrental valley with the Bäckerteich pond is a wonderfully peaceful spot.

Enjoy Nature


10.45 a.m.

Roter Turm (red tower) was once part of the town fortification. Climb up its 117 steps and be rewarded with the best views across the historic Old Town.

Great views


Just in case the weather doesn’t play ball, there’s more museums to be explored before leaving town!



12 noon

Should you be travelling by car or have rented a car, why not visit some of the nearby sights such as St. Marienstern monastery or the baroque palace Rammenau.





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A special treasure of Hauptkiche St. Mary Kamenz is the artful late Gothic carved altar.
Main Church St. Marien Kamenz
One of the few monasteries that still serves its original purpose.
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