The University of Jena’s annual summer festival is a proper insider tip for locals and visitors alike. Held in the grounds of the Botanical Gardens, Griesbachgarten and Planetarium, the festival has a different theme every year.
The festival features a wide range of genres, including painting, photography, theatre, music, dance and readings. All this and the many other activities on offer make it a memorable event.
Location University summer festival
In addition to Jena’s Paradies Park, the city of light can boast another oasis of green at the heart of the city centre.
Griesbach’s summer house
Once the summer home of Jakob Griesbach (1745–1812), a professor of theology in Jena.