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Prague Small-Group Day Trip: Elbe Sandstones Natural Reservation Including Elbe Canyon and Bastei Sandstone Bridge
"Once you are comfortably picked up at your hotel you will leave Prague in a small group of 1-8 people. En-route your tour guide will point out natural landmarks you are passing during this 2 hrs drive and introduce you to the Czech countryside. Your first stop will be the ""Tisa rocks"" national natural monument located at the heart of the natural reserve ""Elbe Sandstones"". Your guide will lead you through narrow passages and along bizarre stone pillars reminding you of a fairy tale-land. It is no wonder that scenes from the famous fantasy movie ""Chronicles of Narnia"" were filmed here. You will have enough time to slowly explore the area and access the tops of the rocks to enjoy the great views. get ready to enjoy a traditional Czech lunch at an excellent local restaurant where you can try typical Czech meals. Selection of dishes cooked from local ingredients and also great beer from a local mini-brewery will give you just enough energy for the& an iconic rock-formation
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Castles 1-hour Sightseeing Flight from Prague
"Enjoy an hour’s sightseeing flight over the Bohemian Paradise on a four-seat plane. We will transport you from the hotel to an airport at the edge of Prague on a luxurious mini-bus. An experienced pilot will take you north of Prague via Mělník and fly yo the landmark of the romantic Mácha region. You will see Sychrov Castle before you enter the heart of the Bohemian Paradise with the castles and ruins of Valdštejn Hrubá Skála and Trosky. Returning to the airport in Letňany Prague you will fly over Kost Castle Mladá Boleslav the seat of well-known car-making company Škoda
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Prague Small-Group Day Trip: Elbe Sandstones Natural Reservation Including Elbe Canyon and Bastei Sandstone Bridge
"Once you are comfortably picked up at your hotel you will leave Prague in a small group of 1-8 people. En-route your tour guide will point out natural landmarks you are passing during this 2 hrs drive and introduce you to the Czech countryside. Your first stop will be the ""Tisa rocks"" national natural monument located at the heart of the natural reserve ""Elbe Sandstones"". Your guide will lead you through narrow passages and along bizarre stone pillars reminding you of a fairy tale-land. It is no wonder that scenes from the famous fantasy movie ""Chronicles of Narnia"" were filmed here. You will have enough time to slowly explore the area and access the tops of the rocks to enjoy the great views. get ready to enjoy a traditional Czech lunch at an excellent local restaurant where you can try typical Czech meals. Selection of dishes cooked from local ingredients and also great beer from a local mini-brewery will give you just enough energy for the& an iconic rock-formation
From EUR135.00

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Görlitz-Information & Tourist-Centre

Görlitz-Information & Tourist-Centre will assist you in planning your travel and your stay with extensive services. Services: Tourist information serviceHotel and accommodation serviceClassic guided...
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Neiße River

The Lusatian Görlitz is a 250 km long river. The river has its source in the Jizera Mountains near Nová Ves nad Nisou, Czech Republic, reaching Poland and Germany at Zittau and later forms the...
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Polish part of Görlitz-Zgorzelec

The redrawing of boundaries in 1945 — in particular the relocation of the German-Polish border to the Oder-Neiße line — divided the town. The right bank became part of Poland and was named Zgorzelec...
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Görlitz Historical background

Görlitz is first recorded back in 1071. The city grew at the intersection of Europe’s oldest and most important trade routes. One of them was the "Via Regia", which connected Kiev to Santiago de...
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European Heritage Day - Art Nouveau

Very high on my list of objects for the visit at European Heritage Day ranked the apartment houses built in Art Nouveau style.Görlitz has numerous excellent (and perfectly preserved) examples of...
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Geography: Easternmost Point in Germany and CET

Görlitz is the easternmost point in the Federal Republic of Germany. The Polish border follows the rivers of Oder and Neiße and here the Neiße has its farthest bend to the East.Better not discuss this...
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Walk the Bridge to Poland

Görlitz and Zgorzelec - in former times this was one town on both banks of the river. When the Neiße became the border between Germany and Poland in 1945 it was divided and the halves went separate...
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Post office

The main post office in Goerlitz on the post square is quite an eyesight. Inside it's rather modern but the facade is worth a look. To the left of the post office is the bus stop for the bus to...
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if you try sometimes, you get what you need

The ride there was lovely as we passed both pastoral scenes and medieval towns that proved Saxony every bit as scenic as it’s more famous German counterparts. On arrival, we decided to make a pit...
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the things you never planned on are sometimes best

Görlitz is perfect for walking. The city center if very compact but full of a fantastic array of architectural styles with gothic, renaissance, baroque, and art nouveau all well represented. One...
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European Heritage Day - Gothic

Most of the merchant's townhouses in Görlitz remained their (late) Gothic structure - this is what Görlitz is famous for (among other facts :-)). But only few of them are always open. So it was yet...
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European Heritage Day - Renaissance

Some of the townhouses in private ownership open their doors for visitors on European Heritage Day. I was very happy to be able to see some of the famous examples of Renaissance architecture.The...
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European Heritage Day - Art Deco

One of the rare examples of Art Deco style in Saxony is to find in Görlitz - the former Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten (Four Seasons). It is located right vis-a-vis the railway station. The hotel was built...
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European Heritage Day - 19th century architecture

A little older than Art Nouveau art/architecture are the townhouses which were built in the 19th century. They usually quote architecture styles of previous centuries, such as Renaissance and Baroque...
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Peterstrasse 8, Gorlitz, Saxony, 02826, Germany
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Buttnerstr. 13, Gorlitz, Saxony, 02826, Germany
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Girbigsdorfer Strasse 3, Holtendorf, Gorlitz, Saxony, 02829, Germany
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Biesnitzer Strasse 11, Gorlitz, Saxony, 02826, Germany
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Berliner Strasse 2, Gorlitz, Saxony, 02826, Germany
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Bruderstrasse 2, Gorlitz, Saxony, 02826, Germany
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Top Things to Do in Görlitz

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Mikvah

The townhouse Nikolaistraße 5, which belongs to Hotel Paul Otto (pic 5), has a special sight to offer: An old jewish bath, a Mikvah. The house is from the Renaissance era, early 16th century...
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Historische Pferdebahn - Historic Horse-Drawn Tram

The electric tram system in cities of our days once started as horse-drawn trams. In Görlitz you have the pleasure of not only seeing one of those historic trams, but you can also take a ride in it...
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Postplatz

This is definitely one of the most beautiful squares of the city. It's just outside the immediate old town in the 19th century district. Until 1845 the cattle markets were held here. Construction of...
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Alte Synagoge / Literaturhaus - Old Synagogue / Literature House

The old synagogue was originally part of the hotel/restaurant "Weißes Roß", the ballroom, at Obermarkt square 17, but after 1847 it was reconstructed and used as synagogue until the new synagogue was...
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Wilhelmsplatz

This very large rectangular square was created as "new market square" in 1848, yet before the construction of surrounding houses started. In 1860 the square was designed as a park with trees, lawn,...
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Berzdorfer See - Lake Berzdorf

One of the most popular places for recreation in Görlitz is Lake Berzdorf, located about 6 km south of the city centre. It is a former open brown coal pit that was flooded. The lake covers 965 ha, the...
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"Gorlitz - on the way to somewhere"
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"Welcome to Görlitz"
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"The most eastern city in Germany"
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"On Finding Gems Unplanned: Görlitz"
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