Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
is a charming town in Saxony-Anhalt, known for its historical sights and regular events. There is plenty to discover and experience here, whether you are traveling alone or with family. One of the most significant sights in Bad Dürrenberg
is the memorial stone for the Battle of Hungary. This commemorates the battle in 933, in which King Henry I fought against the Hungarians. The stone also shows the legendary imprint of Henry's hand, which is said to have been created during the battle.
Another historical monument is the Kirchfährendorf penance cross from the Peasants' War. The cross was erected in the 16th century and commemorates the victims of the peasant uprising against the nobles. The war memorial on Borlachplatz is another important monument in Bad Dürrenberg
. It was inaugurated in 1925 and commemorates the 151 fallen soldiers of World War I. The war memorial in front of the Protestant church also commemorates participants and fallen soldiers of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870/71.
The New Cemetery contains the graves of 18 forced laborers, while the monument on the Old Cemetery was erected for 41 forced laborers from several nations. Both monuments commemorate the victims of World War II. In the district of Fährendorf, there is another war memorial for those who fell in World War I. The monument on OdF-Platz, on the other hand, commemorates victims of fascism and imperialist war.
In addition to historical sights, Bad Dürrenberg
also hosts regular events such as the Fountain Festival on the last weekend in June. Here, traditionally, "Little Borlachspiel" is performed, which depicts the development of a salt spring in 1763. The Kurpark concerts from May to September in Kurpark are also very popular with locals and tourists. The Easter market on Holy Saturday in front of the Palm and Bird House, as well as the farmers' market on the first Saturday in September, are also worth a visit.
If you are in Bad Dürrenberg
during the Christmas season, you should definitely visit the Advent Magic on the second Advent weekend in front of the Palm and Bird House. Here, there are Christmas stalls, music, and culinary delights. For art lovers, a visit to exhibitions by regional artists in the water tower of the Zweckverband für Wasserversorgung und Abwasserbeseitigung Bad Dürrenberg
is recommended. The Open Monument Day with guided tours to Borlachschacht, coal railway tunnel, and graduation tower is also very interesting.
If you are looking for a cozy accommodation after an eventful day, you should consider Hotel Altes Salzamt
. Less than a minute's walk from the Saale River, this modern hostel offers quiet rooms with free Wi-Fi and free parking. In the morning, guests can enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet before embarking on a discovery tour of Bad Dürrenberg
has a lot to offer - from historical sights to regular events and cozy accommodations. A visit is definitely worthwhile!
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