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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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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
From EUR784.00
 
Dresden Live-Guided Self-Drive Trabi Safari City Tour
"Jump into your very own Trabant and chug away through Dresden on a 90-minute ride in the official car of the DDR (GDR). Join fellow travelers in a Trabant convoy and see the city like you've never seen it before during this Trabi Safari. Your l your adventure begins.Pass popular Dresden sights during your tour including Zwinger Museum of Hygiene Great Garden 3 castles Golden rider Theaterplatz
From EUR49.00

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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...
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Dec 12, 2010

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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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Dec 12, 2010

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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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Dec 12, 2010

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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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Dec 12, 2010

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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german_eagle
Sep 26, 2010

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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Kathrin_E
Apr 10, 2010
 
 
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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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Kathrin_E
Mar 14, 2009

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...
yumyum
Apr 22, 2008

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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richiecdisc
Jul 22, 2006

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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richiecdisc
Jul 22, 2006

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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german_eagle
Oct 05, 2004

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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german_eagle
Oct 05, 2004

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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german_eagle
Oct 05, 2004

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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german_eagle
Oct 03, 2004

Top Hotels in Görlitz

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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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Bruderstrasse 2, Gorlitz, Saxony, 02826, Germany
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Berliner Strasse 2, Gorlitz, Saxony, 02826, Germany
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Top Things to Do in Görlitz

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Kreuzbäckerhaus / Bakery of the Cross

There are lots of houses in the old town that catch your eye right away, this is not one of them. The facade is rather simple, but you may notice there are several portals, not just one, and the...
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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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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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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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Heiliggeistkirche / Church of the Holy Spirit

The church of the (old) Lutheran parish was built in Nordic Neo-Romanesque style with details in Art Nouveau style in 1906. Their former church had to be deconstructed for the building of the new...
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Top 5 Görlitz Writers

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"A Lesson In Architecture"
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"Gorlitz - on the way to somewhere"
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yumyum

"Welcome to Görlitz"
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Kuznetsov_Sergey

"The most eastern city in Germany"
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richiecdisc

"On Finding Gems Unplanned: Görlitz"
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