»Wörlitz is the most beautiful place I know in Germany.«
Elisa von der Recke, 1786
SCHLOSS WÖRLITZ AND THE WÖRLITZ GARDENS
Schloss Wörlitz – England and classical antiquity all under one roof
Schloss Wörlitz, the house that established neo-classicism in Germany, was built for Prince Franz after designs by Friedrich Wilhelm von Erdmannsdorff. It still contains its original late 18th century furnishings and decoration. more...
PALACE AND GARDEN OF ORANIENBAUM
Oranienbaum - A little piece of Holland
Oranienbaum is a geometrical ensemble integrating town, palace and park and at the same time a rare example of a mainly Dutch-inspired baroque garden in Germany. more...
STAYING AT THE GARDEN KINGDOM
Are you looking for something special?
You are dreaming of spending a few spare days out in the open, under a starry sky, far away from any traffic noise, and at the same time experience culture, variety and exclusiveness? Then the Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz is the right place for you. more...
HOUSE AND GARDEN LUISIUM
Luisium - A private retreat for the Princess
The neo-classical country seat of Princess Louise of Anhalt-Dessau today appears as the most idyllic of all the grounds laid out between Dessau and Wörlitz. The intimate rooms and cabinets of the delightful house with their fine stucco decorations and wall paintings are largely originally furnished. more...
HOUSE AND GARDEN GEORGIUM
The »Georgium« - An extensive landscape garden
Apart from the Wörlitz Gardens, the Georgium is art-historically the most significant English-style landscape garden within the Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz. It was created by Prince Franz’s younger brother, Prince Johann Georg, and is named after him. more...
PALACE AND GARDEN OF MOSIGKAU
Mosigkau – A pearl of the Rococo period
The Rococo palace of Mosigkau was built by Princess Anna Wilhelmine of Anhalt-Dessau as a summer residence. The house – today affectionately called »little Sanssouci« – is one of the last surviving Rococo ensembles in Central Germany. more...