Herrnhut is situated in eastern Germany, approximately one hour by car east of Dresden. The Polish and Czech borders are each twenty minutes away. Herrnhut’s natural surroundings are very beautiful, perfect for scenic walks through the woods and fields. Nearby are the Zittau and Elbe Sandstone Mountains, with many spectacular rock formations and popular sightseeing destinations. For those who love historical attractions, you’ll find much in this region to your liking! There are several villages in the area which have stood virtually unaltered for centuries. The nearby cities of Löbau, Zittau, Görlitz and Bautzen have undergone massive restoration since the end of the GDR regime and now boast attractive shopping districts with beautiful old buildings surrounding medieval town squares.
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