Dachau - more town than you expect!
The Concentration Camp Memorial Site makes Dachau Europe's central place of learning and remembrance. More than 800,000 people from all over the world come here each year to learn from the lessons of contemporary history. Regular comitted events on contemporary history help to keep the memory of what happened alive.
OLD TOWN & PALACE
With more than 1200 years of history the former artists' colony Dachau offers an attractive variety of sights to visit, such as the Dachau Art Gallery or the former Wittelsbach summer residence Dachau palace with an unrivaled view towards Munich and the German Alps.
CULTURE & EVENTS
With an impressive program of cultural events - ranging from the Dachau Palace classical concerts to the annual open-air festival "Dachauer Musiksommer", the tradional Dachau country fair in August or the cozy "Dachauer Christkindlmarkt" in the heart of historic old town Dachau during December - Dachau is worth visiting year round. More Information on current events and programs under
"Arts and Music in Dachau".