Brandenburgisches Textilmuseum Forst (Lausitz)

Once the “Rose town” of Forst (Lusatia) was the metropolis of the textile industry. These traditions get carefully kept by the Textile Museum of the State of Brandenburg located within an old flatted factory from the year 1897. Fully functional historic machinery can be admired and, as the case may be, also tested by and seen for yourself… ...
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Branitzer Park

The Park of Branitz being the second famous lifework of Hermann prince of Pückler-Muskau is considered to be the apogee and the last German landscape garden of the 19th century. Historical rooms within the castle and the stables in the middle of the park impart insight into life and oeuvre of the great artist of gardening, man of letters and globet...
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Dam of the river Neisse at Spremberg

The Spremberg river dam with its recently created shores (children’s playgrounds, viewpoints, jetties) developed into a paradise, but not only for water sports enthusiasts. Two camping grounds, a hotel, several restaurants, a high rope garden, and a surfing school will invite you. Finally, a bicycle tour of about 20 kilometres around the river dam ...
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Drebkau

At the small town of Drebkau with its houses of the Ackerbürger (farming citizens) and the prominent church you’ll discover a lot of interesting Lusatian specialities , likewise within the Sorbian weaving parlour and at the Easter eggs exhibition. Here is also working the only brewery of the Lower Lusatia. Within the more than 200 years old brewing...
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Freilichtmuseum ''Zeitsprung''

The open-air museum “Leap In Time” at the lake of Klinge is showing a cross-section of the fossil lake from the Eemian interglacial about 120,000 years ago. Within this area you’ll find a damp biotope, several presentation boards and a shelter where a mammoth young welcomes the visitors…...
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Further Links

Neuhausen/Spree Schenkendöbern Amt-Döbern-Land Kolkwitz ...
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Glass makers’ town Döbern

Since 1868 glass continues being produced at Döbern. This tradition of about 140 years is still alive. A pertinent witness thereof will be provided at Döbern’s “Cristalica Kingdom” (what means a big glass pyramidal construction with show-room and sale) or the local glass cutter and grinder shop....
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Guben - Gubin

Since the Second World War the river Neisse divides the town of Guben into the German Guben and the Polish Gubin. Relics of the historic town centre exist still at Gubin. Old industrial buildings with modern utilization became integrated into the city of Guben. The river Neisse got being an element of contact, and a pedestrian bridge invites you fo...
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Kolkwitz-Glinzig pond region

The ponds around the community of Kolkwitz are an angler’s eldorado but also a highly regarded place by each nature lover. Long ago fish-farming became already a way of earning in people’s living here in the middle of an idyllic landscape. Besides fresh fish at any time from the pisciculture, you also can take delight in from freshly produced chees...
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Lakes of Guben’s environs

Marvellous lakes in the midst of large woodlands belong to the nature reserve of Schlaubetal situated north-west of Guben. A cycle path from the Göhlensee leads the biker through the forest to the Pinnower See, where a camping ground and a hotel are attending to the visitors. However, the Kleinsee remains unchanged an inside tip for nature lovers.....
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Lookout tower at the Felixsee

In the midst of the region between Gross Kölzig and the town of Bad Muskau, in other words the German part, and Trzebiel in Poland, is stretching the Geopark “Muskau coal crescent” affected by the drift epoch. The 36 metres lookout tower can offer a wonderful panoramic sight over this area. An exhibition centre has been established at Jerischke whi...
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Lower Lusatia village museum at Bloischdorf, “Museumsscheune”

The “Museumsscheune” (ancient barn converted into museum) of the Lower Lusatian Sorbian village museum keeps an exhibition of the historic domesticity, the traditional household, and the rural life....
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Oder-Neisse cycle path

The Oder-Neisse cycle path stretching along the German-Polish frontier, runs mostly through an all-natural water-meadow landscape on the dyke of the river Neisse....
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Peitz – an old town with fortification and fishermens’ place

The pond’s area of Peitz with an expanse of 1,000 hectares is one of the widest connected pond regions in Germany. It’s the prevailing opinion that the famous carp of Peitz is a tasty morsel. The museums of the former ironworks and of the fishery, both situated closely to the ponds of Peitz, allow insight into the tradition of many years’ standing ...
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Public Airfield Neuhausen

The “Verkehrslandeplatz Neuhausen” invites to make a circular sightseeing flight over the Lower Lusatia. Here, even parachute jumping, hang-gliding or ballooning will be possible… ...
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Steinitz – an idyllic place at the fracture of an open cast

The recently restored Steinitzhof with its premises in a barrier-free manner to the greatest possible extent, is situated at the northern edge of the open cast mining Welzow-Süd and get being the centre of the growing culture park area....
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Strittmatter‘s ''Laden'' at Bohsdorf

The homeland of the author Erwin Strittmatter is Bohsdorf village, what he has called “Bossdom” in his novel. Memorial place to him – the original shop being one subject of his literature work has been recently restored. A 2.5 kilometres circular trail to the Felixsee provides for attendance other authentic locations of the novel....
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The Bismarckturm (Bismarck’s Tower) at Burg (Spreewald)

You can see a long way from the Bismarck tower over the unique Spreewald landscape.  From far away the 27 metres landmark welcomes yet the guests uphill the fabled Schlossberg.   Annually the tower is dramatically taken in scene during the night of the “pumpkin spirits”. A visit at the local history parlour provides an insight into t...
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The Church at Illmersdorf

This church keeps the most important mummy treasure in Brandenburg, since it concerns a dozen mummies being well-preserved from the period of 1748-1820. The natural mummification (and not any embalmment) may be regarded as something extraordinary…...
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The German-Wend’s museum of local history ar Jänschwalde

Several exhibition rooms provide to the visitor information about the rustic life-style of the rural German-Wend population. Wonderful traditional costumes, furnishings, household contents and equipment from the period of 1900 may serve as an example thereof. Furthermore, he will meet the “Bescherkind” (Janšojski bog). Shown with...
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The Großsee with a camping ground

The large “Großsee” is one of the most beautiful lakes for bathing of the region. A camping ground makes it possible to enjoy nature from close up… ...
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The hydroelectric station at Griessen

One example of alternative power generation can be found in the middle of an idyllic location – the meadows along the river Neisse. Due to private activity, here current is supplied again since 1993. An observation tower provides a wonderful look out over the landscape of the river Neisse....
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The local history parlour at Gross Kölzig

The exposition fitted up within the historic school building shows the characteristics of the Muskau coal crescent as well as, therefore, the landscape’s change created by human beings and the by the development of a regional place from the Sorbian/ Wendish circular-plan village to the industrial community. ...
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The museum of local history at Dissen

Due to the numerous stork’s nests at this place, Dissen isn’t only the stork’s village. The exposition being preserved by the museum of local history transports you back to another era while looking upon the plain living of Sorbs/ Wends as well as their festivities, customs and various traditional costumes. Likewise recommended is to glance briefly...
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The open cast mining at Jänschwalde and at Cottbus-Nord

The lignite winning by open cast belongs also to the Lower Lusatian’s face. From the Oder-Neisse cycle path you can directly have a look upon the enormous elevating grader which is mining lignite at Jänschwalde’s open cast. Special vantage points are at Griessen, Heinersbrück and Merzdorf....
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The Town and Industrial Museum at Guben

An uncommon exhibition not at least due to both its innovative designing ideas and the application of modern media, located at the town and industrial museum that emerged from the erstwhile hat factory, adjacent to the new town hall in the middle of the town centre. Guests will be provided with Information about Guben‘s cloth and hat industries by ...
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The “Kulturschloss” of the Spree-Neisse district

Spremberg – a green town on the river Spree. During the last years the historical centre has been restored. Thus, the market square and the “Bullwinkel” (fountain) are likewise worth seeing as the palace site of culture, so-called “Kultur-Schloss” of the Spree-Neisse district, with the Lower Lusatia “Heidemuseum” or the Bismarck tower on the George...
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Theme park Teichland

The “Erlebnispark Teichland” (theme park) close to the village of  Neuendorf, is located at the west slope of the “Bärenbrücker Höhe” (a vegetated elevation of a former open cast‘s overburden mass). At present there are 18 exciting attractions like, for example, a summer bobsleigh track, a path of the “small pagan deities”, a tubing track, a m...
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Vattenfall Europe Generation – The power plant of Schwarze Pumpe

The multimedial information centre of the power plant at Schwarze Pumpe provides the worth knowing about the region, the open cast mining and the convertibility of lignite into electric energy, but provides even accessible technology. The view platform at 162 metres permits a marvellous panorama overlooking the whole region…...
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Viniculture at Grano

At Grano you’ll find the wine of Guben’s region. To tie in with an old tradition, since 2004 red and white vines are growing here again. A guided visit through the vineyard while a lot of things worth knowing related to the cultivation might be learnt, and get you feel fancy the following tasting of the juice of the grape within the adjacent barn…...
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Waterpark at Spremberg

The waterpark at the Kochsagrund established in a barrier-free manner, has been opened in 1992. In summer the big flume and the water features are irresistibly attractive not only to Spremberg’s inhabitants…...
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Welzow – a town in the vicinity of an open cut

Unusual journeys to locations being not of this world: You can also find your pleasure while going for a bicycle ride, enjoy a jeep safari, driving out a quad or find an extraordinary experience that emerged from a sightseeing flight, and knowing at the same time the enormous dimension of the bizarre landscape of the active open cast mining of Welz...
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“Ostdeutscher Rosengarten” at Forst (Lusatia)

Bordered with pergola courts and romantic waterworks, tens of thousands of roses are coming into blossom with almost 950 kinds. The historical park (1913), today with restaurant and children’s playground, offers all the year round a marvellous background that invites for a relaxing stroll. Tip: the special days of the Rose Garden taking traditional...
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