Discover the Burgenlandkreis, located in the south of Saxony-Anhalt and be inspired by the spirit of the centuries. Amidst beautiful vineyards, you will find medieval castles and cathedrals, which even have been nominated for the UNESCO World Heritage list (www.welterbeansaaleundunstrut.de).
The Burgenlandkreis is the most attractive district of Saxony-Anhalts. Castles, landscapes and nature reserves as well as the 60 km wine route and much more are waiting to be discovered.
Our house is quietly situated in the countryside and still the cities of Leipzig, Dresden, Weimar, Erfurt and Halle are in immediate vicinity. Spas, boat trips, lakes, cities of poets and philosophers, sports and socializing and (of course) finest wines are waiting for you.
You will find more information on our region at the Saale-Unstrut Tourism Board
The historic old city of Naumburg invites you to stroll through its narrow streets (guided tour possible) and will let you feel the spirit of centuries. Your way will inevitably lead you to the famous Naumburg Cathedral, the Cathedral of St Peter & Paul, which has been nominated for the UNESCO World Heritage list, together with the high medieval landscape along the rivers of Saale and Unstrut.
FREYBURG – ROTKÄPPCHEN SPARKLING WINE CELLARS
Tradition and modernity are unified in the listed building of the largest sparkling wine producer in Germany – the Rotkäppchen Sparkling Wine Cellars in Freyburg. After an eventful tour you have an “exciting experience from thousands pearls” and taste a glass of Rotkäppchen sparkling wine. This fits especially our Rotkäppchen offer.
WEIMAR & JENA
Visit Goethe’s & Schiller’s town of Weimar. Exemplary, start with Goethe’s house with the National Museum. During a guided city tour, you will experience classic & contemporary and learn both, science and endearing about Weimar personalities: Goethe, Schiller, Bach, Liszt, Gropius and many more. After this interesting and insightful tour you have time to further explore Weimar on your own.
In contrary to the quiet town of Weimar there is the modern and lively city of Jena. Especially recommended is a visit to the Zeiss Planetarium. First opened in 1926, it is the oldest planetarium in the world. With a completely new, unique in this form, all-dome laser projection entertainment, knowledge transfer is offered in every season. A trip to Jena’s Botanical Garden is always worth it.
Discover, one of the largest, nearly remained unscathed monuments from war. Explore the hometown and birthplace of George Friedrich Händel. At the market there is his memorial and at St. Mary’s Church you can gaze the “queen of instruments”, on which he once learned to play the organ music. The path also leads to the Cathedral, which was the first domain of the greatest son of the city.
In Halle another highlight is the oldest chocolate factory in Germany, the Halloren
Chocolate Factory. Experience the 200-year-old tradition of chocolate on a tour through the chocolate museum and the Chocolate Factory. The Halloren Chocolate Museum provides answers to many questions around the sweet seduction. Learn amazing things about the world of chocolate and the history of the oldest chocolate factory in Germany.
Visit to the Naumburg’s cathedral, St. Peter & Paul
Sparkling wine tasting at the famous sparkling wine cellars of Rotkäppchen in Freyburg
Wine tasting sessions in the wine area Saale-Unstrut
Rallies to Leipzig, Dresden, Erfurt and Weimar
Knight’s Dinner Neuenburg in Freyburg
Visit to the Horch Museum in Zwickau
Visit the Rudelsburg in Bad Kösen
Visit the playing cards Altenburg
Visit to the Käthe Kruse doll museum in Bad Kosen
Rafting on the river Saale from Naumburg
Dinghy or canoeing on the Saale or Unstrut from Naumburg
Ballooning from Osterfeld, Naumburg or Freyburg
Fahrsicherheitstraining at the Sachsenring in Zwickau
Kart race with award ceremony at the Sachsenring indoor kart track
Visit the Wasserburg in Schkölen
Visit to the Zeiss Planetarium in Jena
Visiting the Moritzburg in Zeitz
Visit the famous pottery Bürgel
Boat tours of a special kind with the Saale-Unstrut shipping company
This should be just a few examples of cultural and recreational opportunities in our region. Of course, we can also help you in planning your own personal ideas.
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