parks
Parks: Information:
The English Garden
-   Developed at the end of the 18th century …
-   Rediscovered for the 1st Saxonian State Gardening Fair …
-   In the bright shadow of ancient trees among numerous rhododendron bushes …
-   Short walks through the park shading directly into the French Garden ... – The connection between the „Miniwelt“ Park and the “Centre for International Wood Carving Art“ that was opened in June 2001
-   15 minutes to the town centre …
The French Garden
-   The palace garden with its neo-baroque character was developed for the 1st Saxon State Gardening Fair.
-   A wide variety of roses with different habits and blooms invite the strollers to stay.
-   The harmony in the park is boosted by the gentle rippling of the water.
-   The palace hosting the “Centre for International Wood Carving Art” perfects the balance.
-   15 minutes to the town centre …
Käppler Gorge
-   ... is directly connected to the English Garden ...
-   Ancient trees that are well worth seeing, especially the more than 500 years old „Käppler Oak Tree“ which is considered to be one of the oldest trees in Saxony.
-   In 1990, the Käppler Gorge was put under nature conservancy as a “protected landscape component”.
The City Park
-   Extensive, idyllic park and gardens with selective trees and plants, as well as a pond area with a bridge and an island ...
-   An attractive hotel with garden catering  Link to: "Parkschlösschen"
-   10 minutes to walk from downtown
The Berger Park
-   Extensive walks through a pond area that has undergone the process of renaturation …
-   A great place for recreation ...
-   The neighbouring restaurant „U-Boot“ („Submarine“) and  Link to: the "Café Vogel" offering garden catering.
-   15 minutes to walk from downtown ...
Restaurant and Hotel „Alberthöhe“
-   In 1899, a  Link to: restaurant and the lookout tower „König-Albert-Turm“ were built.
-   From up there, you have a wonderful view over Lichtenstein and its surroundings and in bright weather even the mountain „Fichtelberg“ as well as the „Völkerschlachtdenkmal“ (the “monument to the battle of the nations”) in Leipzig can be seen.
-   25 minutes to walk from downtown …
Grünthal
-   On the premises of an old dyeing mill, a small oasis has been created.
-   Round the idyllic pond, there are well-tended walks and a wide variety of plants.
-   On the banks of the pond you can find the “Haus der Vereine“ (“House of the Clubs”) and in the former factory building there is a small restaurant.
-   15 minutes to walk from downtown ...
Schubert Forest
-   A recreation area with a diversified vegetation and biotopes.
-   In 1992, the woodland was declared a “protected landscape component”.