If you're looking for a unique and off-the-beaten-path destination in Germany, Spreewald is the perfect choice
. While Berlin
and Munich are more well-known, Spreewald offers a refreshing alternative that will surprise and delight you. And summer has to be the optimal time to visit this quaint German town and uncover its hidden treasures.
Whether you're an adventure seeker, history enthusiast, or nature lover, there are things to do in Spreewald for everyone
. So if you've already booked a trip, get ready for an unforgettable stay filled with cultural discoveries, stunning landscapes, and a touch of enchantment. But if you're needing a little help with the organising, we've got your back!
Things to do in Spreewald this Summer
1. Visit Museums
Delve into the rich cultural heritage of Spreewald by exploring its diverse range of museums. Step back in time at the open-air museum Lehde
, where you'll be transported to the 19th-century Spreewald way of life. Discover the Spreewald Museum and its fascinating exhibitions, as well as local and city museums that shed light on the region's history. Don't forget to visit the pharmacy museum
and the ice hut & fishing museum for intriguing insights into Spreewald's past.
2. Check Out World-Famous German Castles
If you love your German castles, then you're going to love Spreewald. Unleash your inner fairytale enthusiast by embarking on a castle-hopping adventure within this historic region. Begin with the picturesque Lübbenau Castle Garden
, an English-style park with a Renaissance chateau that exudes timeless charm. Marvel at the elegance of Branitz Park & Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and immerse yourself in the captivating history of Prince Pückler. Make your way to Vetschau Castle, where the town hall stands amidst the Renaissance castle complex. And don't miss the opportunity to explore Lübben Castle,
which now serves as a museum and regional treasure.
3. Attend Cultural Events
In Spreewald, each day is filled with vibrant events that celebrate the region's unique spirit. From leisurely boat trips along the canals to engaging art exhibitions and invigorating yoga walks, you'll find an array of activities to pique your interest. Immerse yourself in the lively local culture and create cherished memories.
4. Take In the Unique landscapes
Prepare to be captivated by Spreewald's breathtaking floodplain and moor landscapes, protected as a UNESCO biosphere reserve. Meandering canals and river branches, forged during the Ice Age, weave through a vast expanse covering 475 square kilometres. With over 5,000 species of flora and fauna, Spreewald offers an oasis for nature enthusiasts. Explore the three visitor centres in Lübbenau, Schlepzig, and Burg, each providing a fascinating multimedia exhibition that unravels the origins and vibrant life of the region. Embark on unforgettable adventures as you traverse this awe-inspiring landscape.
5. Enjoy a Relaxing Stay at the Best Western Spreewald Hotel
To ensure a delightful and comfortable stay during your Spreewald escapade, we recommend the Best Western Spreewald Hotel in Lübbenau. Located on the west side of Spreewald, this charming accommodation boasts 90 well-appointed rooms. Treat your taste buds to regional and international cuisine at the hotel's restaurant, and savour the serene ambiance of the terrace. Immerse yourself in the rustic charm of the Spreewald Hotel and let it be your haven during your adventures.
Give the gift of Spreewald with a hotel voucher
While exploring the wonders of Spreewald yourself is undeniably enticing, there's also something incredibly special about giving the gift of travel. Show your loved ones how much you care by surprising them with a Hotelgift voucher, allowing them to embark on their own unforgettable adventure to Spreewald. With a Hotelgift voucher
, your loved one will have the freedom to choose their preferred hotel in Spreewald. Whether they desire a luxurious retreat or a cozy countryside escape, the voucher allows them to tailor their stay to their personal taste and preferences. It's the hotel gift of choice, ensuring a truly memorable experience.
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