Top things to do in Spreewald

Top Choice International in Lübbenau

Schlossrestaurant Linari

This delightful restaurant in the Lübbenau Palace is elegant without being stuffy, and the chef keeps the innovative menu in flux with seasonal and regionally hunted-and-gathered ingredients. In summer, the terrace …
Top Choice Museum in Lübbenau

Freilandmuseum Lehde

In the protected village of Lehde, this cluster of historical Sorb farm buildings gives you a good sense of what rural life in the Spreewald was like a century ago. Wander among the reed-covered buildings, stop at a…
Palace in Cottbus

Park & Schloss Branitz

A highlight of a visit to Cottbus is this palace-and-park ensemble, which stems from the feverish brow of Prince Hermann von Pückler-Muskau (1785–1871) – aristocrat, writer, ladies' man, eccentric and one of Germany…
Museum in Lübbenau

Spreewald-Museum Lübbenau

Take a trip down the Spreewald memory lane at this regional history museum imaginatively set up like a historical department store. Stops include a grocery, a bakery, a furrier and a shoemaker as well as a clothing …
Mediterranean in Lübben

Restaurant Altes Gärtnerhaus

This lovingly decorated little cottage with living-room charm and a small beer garden is a popular stop, be it just for coffee and a slice of homemade cake or for a full meal of tasty Mediterranean or regional dishe…
German in Lübben

Goldener Löwe

Lübben's oldest restaurant is an atmospheric purveyor of German and Spreewald dishes, including a fish platter featuring local eel, perch and carp. In summer, enjoy your meal in the beer garden. It also has a few ro…
Museum in Lübben

Museum Schloss Lübben

The prettiest building in town is the petite Schloss, now home to a nicely curated regional history museum. Exhibit highlights include an interactive town model and a 2m-long medieval executioner’s sword. Follow up …
Museum in Lübbenau

Haus für Mensch und Natur

An old school building now houses the Spreewald Biosphere Reserve information centre where you can learn all about the region's natural development, marvel at its incredible plant and animal diversity and test your …
Museum in Lübbenau

Gurkenmuseum Lehde

This little private museum reveals the secrets behind the famous Spreewald pickles and lets you sample different varieties. It also crowns the Gurkenkönigin (Pickle Queen) every year in July.