Your city break – Zwickau in 48 hours!

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

 

Friday

Check in at one of the pretty hotels and B&Bs in the town centre. You’ll definitely find something to your taste!

Check-In

3 p.m.

Get a first impression of the historic Old Town and make time for a cup of coffee and delicious piece of cake in one of the cosy cafés.

Cafés

3.30 p.m.

Make your way to the tourist information and find out all you need about guided city tours, event tickets or trips in the surrounding area.

Information

4.15 p.m.

Time to explore Zwickau’s medieval side: The Priests’ Houses, dating back to the 13th century, are among the oldest residential buildings in Germany.

History

4.30 p.m.

Hungry? Then enjoy German or international cuisine in one of the many restaurants in Zwickau.

Restaurants

6 p.m.

Saturday

Join a guided city tour and learn all about the Old Town’s sights, amusing anecdotes, historical facts and hidden secrets included.

Explorations

10.30 a.m.

Lunchtime! Zwickau’s gorgeous Old Town offers many an inviting restaurant or café for a culinary stopover.

Enjoy your meal!

12.30 p.m.

The “Robert Schumann House” is where you meet the city’s most famous son. The composer’s birthplace is now a museum, exhibiting, amongst others, photographs, letters, original furniture and more than 4,000 original manuscripts.

Sonorous

3 p.m.

Enjoy a leisurely dinner, followed by a walk through the idyllic Schwanenteichpark (swan pond park) or the Mulde Paradies, a recreational space between the city centre and Mulde river.

Walk

5.30 p.m.

Round off your day and visit a concert in one of Zwickau’s renowned event locations, such as “Theater im Gewandhaus”, the town hall, the "Neue Welt" concert house, the open-air stage at the Schwanenteich (swan pond) or the “Gasometer”.

Culture

8 p.m.

Events

Mar
23

TONLAGEN – Dresden Festival of contemporary music

14.03.2019 - 24.03.2019 , Dresden Hellerau
Mar
30
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Sunday

Discover Zwickau’s more than 100-year-old history of car making in the August Horch Museum, a fascinating space to learn all about car brands such as Horch, Audi, Wanderer, DKW and the iconic Trabant.

Brumm, brumm!

10 a.m.

Before heading back home, stay a little longer in the atmospheric surroundings of the museum for a bite to eat in the onsite restaurant.

See you!

12 noon

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In the August-Horch-Museum enthusiasts can witness automobile history admiring luxurious models of Horch, Audi, Wanderer and DKW but also models of the Trabant.
August Horch Museum Zwickau
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Concert and Ball House "Neue Welt"
Concert and Ball House "Neue Welt"
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Zwickau Art Collections
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Based on photographies, letters, original furniture and music books the guests relive Schumann's love for music and his wife Clara in the composer's birth house
Robert-Schumann House Zwickau
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