Zittau and Görlitz - You've come to the right place!

Short distances against boredom

Zittau - Pearl in the three-country region

In addition to its beautiful and lovingly restored old town center, Zittau offers you the possibility of excursions into the nearby Zittau Mountains. Many peaks offer a wonderful view and restaurants where you can treat yourself to a beer or a coffee after a successful ascent. Our climatic health resorts Oybin andJonsdorf offer you a lot to discover. Both places can be reached by the historicalNarrow-gauge railroadtrain to reach them. For more tips just check the tourist info in the Zittau town hall.

Görlitz - Star of the East

The mountain Landeskrone on the outskirts of Görlitz is a wonderful destination for an extended hike or bike ride. Also a bike tour along the river Neisse is always a good idea. You pass through various towns and villages and quickly end up in Poland. The neighboring country is perfect for excursions. Alone in the shopping miles ofZgorzelecyou can spend a whole day! But also Jelenia Góra or Wroclaw are not far away - perfect for a weekend trip with your new friends!

History lives here

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For those interested in history, the city museum offers interesting insights into historical Zittau. You can also marvel at the Zittau lenten cloths, which are a worldwide rarity. Discover Zittau from below and join a cellar tour. In old times Zittau was not only a trading metropolis but also a brewery deluxe. The tour leads through various beer cellars and historic vaults. On the other hand, you can climb up the 60m high tower of theSt. John's Churchfrom here you have a magnificent view of the city and theZittau Mountains.

Görlitz

A visit to St. Peter's Church with its great view of the Polish side is definitely recommended in Görlitz. Here you are in the middle of the old town, which has served as a backdrop for many Hollywood productions. The beautiful old buildings of the Obermarkt and Untermarkt are a must-see, directly behind the Obermarkt is theGörlitz Theater. Next door is the "Hertie" department store, a true jewel of architectural history! Then continue to the "Landskronbrauerei". There you will learn a lot about the favorite drink of the students of Görlitz!

Full cultural program

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If you want to relax and enjoy culture after lectures, visit the Gerhart Hauptmann Theater , where there are also regular readings or philharmonic concerts. AtCrown cinemashows many independent films as well as classics, and if you love blockbusters, you can go to theFilm palace at the markettheater. All this is also available as outdoor variants: the film nights in the Weinau and the Jonsdorfer Waldbühne invite you to culture in nature in the summer.

Görlitz

Theater also plays a big role in Görlitz. Here you can enjoy opera and dance. The small Apollo offers everything from children's performances to musicals. The "Stille Post" on Postplatz regularly offers great concerts in a variety of musical genres. Alternative movies can be found in the off-cinema "Die Klappe" or in the "Camillo", mainstream movies can be found in the cinema at the train station. Of course you also have to take a tour through the museums of Görlitz.

Here you can party

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In Zittau you can also go partying properly. Clubs like Starclub invite you to their weekly student parties during the semester. For example, you can party in theDeZiBardirectly in the basement of the dormitory, or in one of the bars and pubs in the city center like theVinylor theMocca Bar. In addition, there is always one of the WG and dormitory parties going on somewhere. After all, semester kick-offs, mountain parties and the end of the semester want to be celebrated.

Görlitz

You can always find a suitable party in Görlitz. First of all, there is of course the student club Maus, where there is always a party. There are also often readings or poetry slams. So it will not be boring. Other clubs in Görlitz are theNostromoand the F1, where there is always something going on at the weekend. And if everywhere should be dead, there is guaranteed a WG, which throws a sangria evening or a barbecue!

Activate here

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In addition to relaxed sunbathing, the Olbersdorfer See offers numerous opportunities to get rid of pounds gained in the mensa. You can quickly cycle or jog around the lake or explore the area on an all-terrain Segway. In addition to the wide range of university sports, from the gym to swimming and table tennis to Zumba, there is something for everyone. Otherwise, you can also get active in sports at the HSG.

Görlitz

The same is true for theLake Berzdorfin Görlitz. Once there and back by bike are already around 10 km. A must for sporty active people. In summer you can also windsurf here ! Wonderfully relaxing, on the other hand, is the sunset on the Landeskrone on the outskirts of Görlitz. Those who have previously mastered the steep ascent of the mountain by bike or on foot will be able to experience an unforgettable evening with a super view here.

Virtual tour Campus Görlitz

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