Located in Upper Lusatia, Kamenz welcomes visitors with beautiful buildings in the historic Old Town, religious art and insights into the life of the famous German writer Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. Plus, a very special treat for park and garden lovers in the shape of a gorgeous park on the local Hutberg, featuring thousands of rhododendrons and azaleas.
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.
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.
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.
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