Leisure tips

Freizeitangebote in der Kulturhauptstadt Europas 2025

C the Unseen - Chemnitz ist die Kulturhauptstadt Europas 2025. Doch auch schon jetzt lohnt sich ein Besuch. In der modernen Industriestadt, die zu den grünsten Städten Deutschlands gehört, treffen Tradition und Moderne städtebaulich als spannende Gegensätze aufeinander. Das Museum Gunzenhauser beherbergt eine der beeindruckendsten Sammlungen der klassischen Moderne und auch darüber hinaus gibt es in und um Chemnitz viel zu entdecken. 

Leisure activities in/at the Youth Hostel

  • borrow books, DVDs, games and sports equipment
  • table football
  • table tennis both indoors and out
  • "Taifun" game
  • city bike hire
  • experiments, arts & crafts and painting
  • rent books and videos

Leisure activities in the vicinity

"DAStietz" cultural department store with petrified wood, "Volkshochschule" (adult high school), Museum of Natural History, City Library and New Saxon Gallery and Chemnitz Museum of Saxon Industry; Karl Marx Monument; Chemnitz Art Collections; Gunzenhauser Museum; Henry van de Velde Museum; Schloßbergmuseum; German GAMES Museum; Saxon Vehicle Museum; Railway Museum; School Museum; Felsendome visitors' mine; Rabenstein Castle and Lake, with forest climbing; Wildgatter Wildlife Park; Botanical Gardens; Klaffenbach Water Castle; Park Railway; Cosmonaut Centre; opera and theatre; puppet theatre; Messe Chemnitz; themed city tours, e.g. geocaching, nocturnal walks or kids' tours

Sightseeing and excursions

Augustusburg Renaissance Castle with a range of museums, Scharfenstein Medieval Family Castle, Kriebstein Castle - Saxony's most beautiful knight's castle, Daetz Centre, Mini World, "Minikosmos", Sachsering racing circuit with indoor karting track, Lake Oberwald, the "Robert Schumann City" of Zwickau with its many museums, journey on the Ore Mountains narrow-gauge railways, Seiffen Model Village and Christmas Land, "Silver Road" holiday route, Ehrenfriedersdorf visitors' mine and Mineral Museum, Plohn theme park, Oederan "Mini Ore Mountains", "Troparium" at Wiesenbad, "Aqua Marien" water/fun park, horse gin in Johanngeorgenstadt, Leipzig New Lakeland.

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