Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
is a charming town in Saxony-Anhalt, known for its vineyards and historical sights. There is much to discover and experience here, from the St. Marien town church to the historic cellar facilities of the Rotkäppchen sparkling wine cellar.
One of the highlights of Freyburg is the St. Marien town church, which dates back to the first half of the 13th century with its west towers, crossing tower, and transept. The Gothic choir was built around 1400 and is an impressive example of medieval architecture.
Another highlight are the town walls and gates, which date back to the Middle Ages and provide insight into the history of the town. The Neuenburg Castle is also worth a visit, as it not only offers impressive architecture but also an interesting exhibition on the history of the region.
For wine lovers, Freyburg is a paradise as there are numerous wineries and wine-growing towns to discover. Particularly worth seeing are the historic cellar facilities of the Rotkäppchen sparkling wine cellar, which provide insight into the production of sparkling wine.
Those interested in sports history should visit the Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn Museum, dedicated to the life of the famous gymnastics father. The Zeddenbach mill is also worth a visit as you can see an active water mill and enjoy regional specialties in the restaurant.
An important monument in Freyburg is the memorial stone in Schomburgk Park for the murdered Nazi opponents Friedrich Rocke and Oskar Hagemann. The two men were murdered in Sachsenhausen concentration camp or in Zöschen penal camp, and their graves are located in the cemetery.
Another highlight are the International Days of Medieval Music "montalbâne", which take place annually in June at St. Marien town church and Neuenburg Castle. Here you can experience medieval music up close and immerse yourself in the past.
The Benedictine convent of St. Bonifacius in Zscheiplitz from the 12th century is also worth a visit, as you can see an impressive monastery church.
If you want to travel to Freyburg, we recommend the Weinberghotel
Edelacker as the best accommodation in town. The 4-star hotel
has three restaurants and a sauna that can be used free of charge, so you can relax after a day full of sightseeing. As a Genius member, you can even get a discount on your accommodation!
Overall, Freyburg (Unstrut)
offers a wealth of sights and activities for every taste. Whether you are interested in history, wine or sports - there is much to discover here!
*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.