Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
is a city in Saxony that can look back on a long history. It was first mentioned in a document in 1353. Until the 20th century, Böhlen
had a rural character, but it became an industrial community due to the lignite industry. During World War II, a concentration camp subcamp was established and Böhlen
was subjected to heavy air raids. After the war, the industry passed into Soviet ownership and later became part of the Dow Chemical Corporation. In 1964, Böhlen
was granted city status. There were several incorporations, and some places were eliminated by lignite mining.
Anyone who comes to Böhlen
will quickly realize that there is a lot to discover here. One of the most famous sights is Böhlen
Castle. It was built in the 16th century and served as the residence of the noble family of Schönberg for a long time. Today, the castle houses a museum that provides insights into the history of the region.
Another highlight is the Mining Technology Park. Here you can go on a journey through time through the history of mining and experience firsthand how hard work was underground. The huge machines on display are particularly impressive.
also has a lot to offer for nature lovers. The Störmthaler See is a popular destination and offers numerous opportunities for swimming, sailing or simply relaxing on the shore. If you like hiking or cycling, you should definitely try out the Leipzig New Lakeland Cycle Path. It leads directly through Böhlen
and offers magnificent views of the surrounding landscape.
And for those who want to relax after an eventful day, we recommend the Hotel Markkleeberger Hof
. Here, rental bicycles and a wellness area ensure a pleasant stay. The hotel
is only 15 minutes' drive from Leipzig's old town and Belantis amusement park. The spacious rooms offer Wi-Fi and guests can strengthen themselves in the morning with the rich breakfast buffet.
has a lot to offer - whether culturally, historically or nature-oriented. Anyone who comes here will certainly not be disappointed!
*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.