The Faust-FestivalOpen-air theatre on the fortress Rosenberg - The Faust-Festival Kronach stands for the professional open-air theatre of the town Kronach including actors from Munich, Hamburg and Berlin with a singular concept: Only in Kronach, Goethe's masterpiece "Faust I" is staged every year...
Historic Town FestivalThe citizens of Kronach celebrate their history - Every two years, in June, the citizens of the Lucas-Cranach-town Kronach revive the history of their hometown, which comprises more than 1000 years. The Historic Town Festival invites you join in on a journey through time.
Rose & Garden FestivalAutumn Fair and multicultural Music and Art Festival for the young and the young at heart! More than 100 exhibitors present roses, special cultures, bulbs, art and accessories for the garden and, thus, offer a wide high-class range of beautiful things for outside and inside.
Crana HistoricaEvery 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. Family-friendly prices and much interaction with the visitors are only natural.
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.