10 days in Altenburg Itinerary

10 days in Altenburg Itinerary

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Altenburg ©
Altenburg is a city in Thuringia, Germany, located 40km south of Leipzig, 90km west of Dresden and 100km east of Erfurt. Koenigstein Fortress and Residenzschloss Altenburg will appeal to history buffs. Colditz Castle and Deutsche Uhrenmuseum Glashutte are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Altenburg side-trips: Schloss Rochlitz (in Rochlitz), Neurathen Castle (in Bastei) and Moenchshof Brauereimuseum (in Kulmbach). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica, Cistercian Monastery and Library, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Weesenstein, make a trip to Burg Falkenstein, and examine the collection at Thuringer Landesmuseum Heidecksburg.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Altenburg travel route planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Leipzig/Halle Airport, Dresden Airport and Erfurt Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Altenburg can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Altenburg

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Annaberg-Buchholz, Waldsassen, Erika Fuchs Haus Museum fur Comic und Sprachkunst, Freilichtmuseum Seiffen, Festung Rosenberg - Deutsches Festungsmuseum
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Residenzschloss Altenburg ©
Residenzschloss Altenburg
Colditz Castle ©
Colditz Castle
Neurathen Castle ©
Neurathen Castle