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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Upper Lusatia / Lower Silesia, Germany your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for an exciting and scenic part of Germany should pay a visit to the Upper Lusatia / Lower Silesia area. Located in the eastern side of Germany on the border with the Czech Republic and Poland, holidaymakers will find lots to do and see here. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, apartments, chalets and campsites.

Things to do on holiday to Upper Lusatia / Lower Silesia, Germany

Holidaymakers will find many fun things to do in this part of Germany throughout the year, including in the winter when visitors can head to the mountains for great skiing. The lakes and rivers of the area offer terrific watersports such as swimming, snorkelling, fishing, sailing, jet skiing and wind surfing. There are lots of scenic trails for holidaymakers to explore here by cycling, walking and even horse riding. Golf fans will find a few courses in this corner of Germany especially around the city of Dresden. Other popular activities here include climbing, mountain biking, ice skating, roller blading and tennis. There are many bars, cafes and restaurants in the area with a variety of cuisine including good German fare. Self catering holidaymakers can buy food, drink and other provision from shops and markets in the towns and villages here.

Places to visit on holiday to Upper Lusatia / Lower Silesia, Germany

Gorlitz is a delightful city to visit in the region as it is features some amazing historic architecture including the Schonhof, one of the oldest civic renaissance buildings in the country. There is also a museum in Gorlitz dedicated to the region of Silesia. The city of Dresden is just over an hour’s drive from Gorlitz and features many great places of interest such as Dresden Castle and Zwinger Palace. Excursions to the Czech Republic are also available including day trips to the lovely city of Liberec.

Weather in Upper Lusatia / Lower Silesia, Germany

The warmest time of the year in this part of Germany is July and August when the average high temperature is 24 degrees centigrade. Winters are cold with January averaging just 2 degrees centigrade during the day and -3 at night although this can be much colder higher up in the mountains with snow quite plentiful. July is also the wettest month with an average of 83mm.

Travel to Upper Lusatia / Lower Silesia, Germany

Dresden Airport (DRS) is just over an hour’s drive from Gorlitz in Upper Lusatia / Lower Silesia. Flights arrive in Dresden from many German airports including Cologne/Bonn (CGN), Frankfurt (FRA), Hamburg (HAM) and Munich (MUC) amongst others. ADAC, Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt are car rental firms located at the arrivals level in the airport terminal. Alternatively overseas visitors can fly to Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ), which is about two hours and 15 minutes from Gorlitz. Flights arrive here from Istanbul-Ataturk (IST), London-Stansted (STN), Rome-Ciampino (CIA) and Vienna (VIE) amongst others. There are also car rental firms located at Leipzig Airport.

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                                                                                                    Incredible house - completely outstanding!

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                                                                                                    Wonderful place in beautiful souroundings. The house is immaculate and clean. Lots of exploring to do in and around the house. Excellent facilities and a wonderful BBQ area outside. The owners were very welcoming and friendly and made our Christmas very special. This area really needs to be discovered by all! Thank you and can't wait to go back!
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                    Great, well suited to our needs, plenty of space, good location for exploring this part of Poland

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                                                                                                    We had an excellent time staying at the Mill House. Sara and Witek were very welcoming, and the apartment was spacious and comfortable. We used the location as a base for exploring the surrounding area. There is excellent walking in the Karkonosze mountains within easy reach, and historical sites such as Gross-Rosen and the fascinating city of Wroclaw are well placed for day trips; and there are numerous small towns and villages worth visiting. One can also almost accidentally find oneself over the border in the Czech Republic or Germany. For a first time visitor to the country, the quality and variety of Polish beers was something of a revelation, not to mention vodka of course. I would have no hesitation in recommending a visit.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Aug 2016