About painters and artists – a deep-rooted cultural scene

The beautiful lake attracted to the region many artists who left their traces behind. Holidays at Schwielowsee are like a journey through cultural history – from a visit to Caputh Palace, the exhibitions of historic and contemporary artists, charming village churches to cultural events throughout the entire year.

  • Museum der Havelländischen Malerkolonie

    Museum of the Havelland Painters' Colony

    Beelitzer Straße 1 · Ferch

    The museum studies and documents the life and work of artists around Lake Schwielowsee offering changing exhibitions of their works of art.

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  • Schloss und Park Caputh

    Castle and Garden of Caputh

    Straße der Einheit 2 · Caputh

    The Caputh Castle and Gardens are picturesquely situated on the shores of the River Havel and are only a few kilometres from Potsdam.

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  • Albert-Einstein-Haus in Caputh

    Albert Einstein's House in Caputh

    Am Waldrand 15–17 · Caputh

    This summerhouse was designed by Konrad Wachsmann and Einstein and his family lived here from 1929 to 1932. This is where the scientist worked and relaxed by going on hikes and sailing tours.

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Palace, gardens and museums

Discover the region on a fascinating voyage through history.

Caputh, Caputh Palace, lateral view from the park/Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation Berlin-Brandenburg/Leo Seidel

Historic palace and blossoming gardens

For lovers of culture and botany

Havelland Painters' Colony, museum, photo exhibition

Museums – insights into times long gone

History over the course of time

Music, theatre, art and churches

Enjoying culture at close quarters – during concerts, theatre performances, exhibitions all year round.