As the home of automobile pioneer August Horch and composer Robert Schumann, Zwickau delights visitors with anything from industrial history to high art and culture. Plus, Saxony’s fourth biggest city offers beautiful architecture and a varied programme of events throughout the year.
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.
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”.
10 a.m. 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.
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