"Welcome to Zittau" Zittau by yumyum
Zittau Travel Guide: 75 reviews and 216 photos
We came to Zittau from Goerlitz in order to have some dinner before heading back to Dresden. We spent about two hours here and saw part of the town illuminated. Zittau is definitely worth a whole day and in front of the railway station we saw a steam train coming back home from the narrow-gauge line that takes you into the hills.
Zittau lies on the border to Poland and Czech Republic. It was first mentioned in 1238.
By train there is no quick way from Dresden as the train stays on German lands and has to go around part of Czech Republic.
- In a nutshell:A little gem, well worth a day trip from Dresden.
The Johanneum is the town's gymnasium and was built from 1868-71. It features a 56 m high tower which has a golden... more travel advice
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