Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
is a small town in Saxony-Anhalt that attracts many visitors with its sights and charm. The landmark of the town is the Eckartsburg with its 36-meter-high keep. Inside the tower, there is a tin figure exhibition that shows the course of the Battle of Jena and Auerstedt as a diorama. The view from the castle over the surrounding landscape is breathtaking and an absolute highlight.
The local museum in Eckartsberga
also presents finds from the Stone Age in its collection. Here you can learn a lot about the history of the town and its inhabitants. Another highlight is the Dutch windmill on Sachsenberg. It is the last of three specimens on the outskirts, which were destroyed by fires in 1839, 1848, and 1851 and then rebuilt several times. This last mill has a ten-spoke wind wheel with a diameter of 14 meters and was last technically restored in 2006. A small exhibition was also created.
For families with children, a visit to the amusement park on the site of the former GDR pioneer holiday camp near Eckartsburg is recommended. There is a maze, a mini-golf course, and a summer toboggan run that provide lots of fun.
Another highlight in Eckartsberga
is the monument to the witch burning of 1563. It reminds us of dark times in the history of the town when women were persecuted and killed due to superstition and prejudice.
After an eventful day in Eckartsberga
, those who want to relax can find the best hotel
in town at Traumparadies
. The hotel is located 28 km from Goethe's monument and offers accommodation, a restaurant, a garden, a terrace, and a bar. Here you can feel completely comfortable and leave everyday life behind. Free Wi-Fi and private parking at the property make your stay even more pleasant.
offers many sights and opportunities for a varied vacation. Whether you are interested in history or just want to relax - everyone will find something here.
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