Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
is a city rich in cultural landmarks. The Evangelical Nikolaikirche, the Au-Tor, the town hall in the style of Saxon Renaissance, the Art Nouveau Kurhaus, and the water tower from 1908 are just a few of them. The baroque church Reinharz and the water castle with castle park are also worth seeing. There is also a federal cyclist monument and several graves for forced laborers.
The Evangelical Nikolaikirche is an impressive building from the 13th century. It has been rebuilt and expanded several times over the centuries. The Au-Tor is a remnant of the medieval city fortifications and served as an entrance gate to the city. The town hall in the style of Saxon Renaissance was built in the 16th century and is a beautiful example of this architectural style.
The Art Nouveau Kurhaus is another highlight in Bad Schmiedeberg
. It was built in 1905 and served as a spa for the numerous spa guests who came to the city. Today it houses, among other things, a library and a music school.
The water tower from 1908 is a striking landmark of the city. It was formerly used for water supply and now offers a great view over Bad Schmiedeberg
The baroque church Reinharz is located just outside Bad Schmiedeberg
, but it is definitely worth a visit. It was built in the 18th century and impresses with its magnificent furnishings.
The water castle with castle park is another highlight in the vicinity of Bad Schmiedeberg
. The castle dates back to the 16th century and has been rebuilt several times over time. The castle park invites you to take a walk and linger.
In Bad Schmiedeberg
there is also a federal cyclist monument to visit. It commemorates the successful participation of German cyclists in international competitions.
For history enthusiasts, there are also several graves for forced laborers to visit in Bad Schmiedeberg
. They remind us of the dark times of National Socialism and urge us to remember the victims of this time.
Regular events in Bad Schmiedeberg
are the Schmiedeberger Margarethenfest and the Brunnenlauf. The Margarethenfest takes place every year in summer and offers a colorful program of music, dance, and culinary delights. The Brunnenlauf, on the other hand, is a sporting event where runners can complete various routes around the city.
In the run-up to Christmas, there are also two Christmas markets to visit in Bad Schmiedeberg
. Here you can get in the mood for the contemplative time of year and buy gifts or simply drink mulled wine.
If you are looking for a cozy accommodation after an eventful day in Bad Schmiedeberg
, we recommend the Hotel & Restaurant Gasthaus Zum Anker
. The hotel
welcomes its guests directly on the Elbe in Elster and offers free Wi-Fi and free private parking. Particularly noteworthy is the excellent restaurant with a terrace, which is known for its regional cuisine. The Gasthaus Zum Anker dates back to 18th century and therefore also offers historical charm.
Overall, Bad Schmiedeberg
offers a variety of sights for every taste as well as regular events for young and old. A visit is definitely worthwhile!
*This text has been compiled and rewritten from various sources. Unfortunately, errors and mistakes cannot be completely ruled out. Please understand if there is an error or if a sight is a bit further away. For your travel planning, please also consider other sources. Of course, we will correct any errors immediately. Feel free to send us an email with your correction suggestions. We would be very grateful for that.