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Kronach welcomes you! // Kronach - the Lucas-Cranach-City at nature park Frankenwald
Kronach - Germanys lovely Lucas Cranach Town Kronach - Germanys lovely Lucas Cranach Town (Lars Hofmann) Kronach - Germanys lovely Lucas Cranach Town (Reinhard Feldrapp) Kronach - Germanys lovely Lucas Cranach Town Kronach - Germanys lovely Lucas Cranach Town Kronach - Germanys lovely Lucas Cranach Town Kronach - Germanys lovely Lucas Cranach Town Kronach - Germanys lovely Lucas Cranach Town Kronach - Germanys lovely Lucas Cranach Town Kronach - Germanys lovely Lucas Cranach Town Kronach - Germanys lovely Lucas Cranach Town Kronach - Germanys lovely Lucas Cranach Town Kronach - Germanys lovely Lucas Cranach Town Kronach - Germanys lovely Lucas Cranach Town Kronach - Germanys lovely Lucas Cranach Town
Schriftgröße vergrößern Schriftgröße verkleinern
  • Kronach shines

    The Upper Town covered in light and colours. Every day, from the 29. of April to 8. of May, Kronach shines in a completely new light. Dates in 2016: 29.04. – 8.05.2016. For further information: www.kronachleuchtet.com

  • The Fortress Rocks!

    Open air festival in the moats of the fortress Rosenberg with national and regional bands. The outer moat of the historic fortress Rosenberg is turned into a festival area and stars of the national music scene come one after another. Date 2016: Saturday, 28.05.2016. For further information: www.diefestungrockt.de
  • Crana Historica

    Every two years, at Pentecost, the great festival "Crana Historica" takes place on the fortress of Kronach. Medieval markets, field camps and concerts by widely known bands of this special genre await you at this occasion. Dates in 2016: 14.05. – 16.05.2016. For further information: www.crana-historica.de
  • Marksmen’s Festival

    The „fifth season“ in the Franconian Forest – the oldest and biggest fair in the whole region. The Marksmen’s Festival (Schützenfest) in Kronach is one of the oldest and most vivid traditions of the Franconian Forest. Dates in 2016: 11. - 21.08.2016. For further information: www.sgkronach.de
  • Rose & Garden Festival

    Autumn Fair and multicultural Music and Art Festival for the young and the young at heart! Dates in 2016: 17.09. - 18.09.2016. For further information: www.rosenmesse.de
  • Christmas in Kronach

    Traditional "Hüttenzauber" in front of a romantic coulisse on all four Advent weekends (25.11. - 27.11., 02.12. - 04.12., 09.12. - 11.12. and 16.12. - 18.12.2016). The Christmas Fair of Kronach which takes places in front of a romantic coulisse - has a very special ambience.

Kronach welcomes you!

Here in the old but modern center of the Frankenwald, the „Franconian Forest“, you will find a special jewel. Our picturesque city is embedded in beautiful landscapes with the three rivers Haßlach, Kronach and Rodach and simply fascinates with its medieval city center and a defiant citadel.

First discovered in 1249, the fortress is one of the biggest and best preserved fortifications in Germany. The history of the city as well as of the charm will captivate every single visitor. But next to the historical Kronach you will find a modern city full of life wich offers sports and recreational activities, art, culture and festivals as well as shopping opportunities.

Did you know that Lucas Cranach the Elder was born here and that the ancestral seat of Loewe, the famous manufacturing company for TVs, VCRs, and hi-fi equipment, is in Kronach?

Let us invite you to explore and read about Kronach, its culture, charm and to get you know the hospitality of the city and its citizens! – join our excursion through history and present! We are looking forward to your visit and wish you a pleasant, relaxing and interesting stay in our city.