Branitz Park constitutes a significant European garden monument. Together with the historical buildings located within the Park, it represents a cultural heritage site of international renown. It serves the tranquil enjoyment of its visitors. Please contribute to the Park’s conservation and protection by respecting the park regulations.
Branitz Park is open for visitors all year round by day and night. Please consider that not all paths are illuminated.
You may enter Branitz Park at your own risk. We particularly draw your attention to the uncontrollable breaking-off of tree branches as well as dangers related with severe weather events.
We provide only limited winter maintenance.
Instructions by the security staff as well as employees of the Stiftung Fürst-Pückler-Museum Park und Schloss Branitz have to be followed at all times.
Code of Conduct
In Branitz Park and in all of its buildings, every person is required to behave in a way that does not put other people or components of the Park in danger or results in damages to either of them.
Dogs have to be kept on a short leash always; excrements must be cleared away.
Cycling is only allowed on the specifically identified cycling routes. Bicycles have to be parked at one of the official bicycle stands.
Smoking is prohibited in all areas of Branitz Park.
Furthermore, it is equally prohibited:
The following activities may be allowed but only by authorisation from the Board of the SFPM:
The park regulations are based on the domiciliary rights of the Foundation. Violations against these park regulations may result in visitors being asked to leave the Park, be denied entry or claims for damages.
In addition, the city rules of Cottbus apply, in their most recent version dating to 26 November 2014. Whoever violats the provisions of the city rules, particularly those in §§ 3, 4, and 5, acts disorderly and may – in accordance with the Administrative Offenses Act – be required to pay a fine of up to 1.000 Euro.
Entry into Force
The present park regulations enter into force on 1 September 2020.