There are numerous attractive destinations for families in and around Görlitz. Come and discover fascinating leisure parks, great sport facilities or the lovely zoo, waiting for you to enjoy a spectacular and eventful day.
City tours are boring? Not at all! The Old Town of Görlitz is full of stories and myths, hidden animals or scary heads and faces along the walls. At the Whispering Arch, you can exchange confidences. After all, if you love discovering, Görlitz is the right place for you to go.Read more
Görlitz is a city of towers, and most of them used to be part of the city fortification in the past. Nowadays, visitors can climb five of them. It is a great experience to see the city from above. In St. Nicholas‘ Tower (Nikolaiturm) you can even learn about a watchman’s daily life.Read more Read more
In the south of Görlitz just outside the city lies the Berzdorfer See, an impressive nature and recreation resort. The lake covers a 960-hectare water area with a depth of up to 72 meters. Coal used to be mined here, but today there is water, sand and plenty of nature to let off steam.Read more Read more
The Senckenberg Museum für Naturkunde (Senckenberg Museum of Natural History) combines nearly 200 years of history of research and collections. Its exhibitions present the whole beauty and diversity of nature in Upper Lusatia. The virtual soil column, exhibitions on the tropical rain forest or the exhibition describing selected mechanisms of evolution fascinate its visitors.Read more Website
Being visible for miles around, this basalt cone is the landmark of the city. People say that there is even a treasure hidden there. Today, the nature reserve is a lovely place for walking – in the middle of the city.Read more
You can be sure to experience a true adventure right in the nature when going on a boat tour on the Neisse River. Individual tours either along quiet routes or through the rapids – everything is possible on the border river.Read more
"History and Stories behind old Walls", "The Towers of Görlitz", "Playgrounds", "Mountain Landeskrone" and "Görlitz toy museum": Europastadt GmbH, "Berzdorfer Lake": Nikolai Schmidt, "Zoo": Naturschutz-Tierpark/C. Hammer, "Vintage Parkrailway": D. Adler, "Indoor playground": Kinder-Spiel-Land Görlitz, "Paddling on the Neisse River": Neisse Tours, "Senckenberg Museum": Pawel Sosnowski, "Secret world of Turisedia": Kulturinsel Einsiedel, "Dinosaur Park Kleinwelka": MGOBildarchiv