No matter the length of your stay, be it a few hours to a whole weekend, you can choose from a variety of travel packages and programs to discover the exciting, thousand year old city of Altenburg and its quaint idyllic countryside.

Offers (in alphabetical order)

A Culinary City Tour

A culinary city walk through the historic old town including a tasting of the traditional goat cheese and liqueur specialities of the distillery in the tourist information center.

Of course you can´t miss another real Thuringian...

Ballett is a favorite in the historical ducal theatre

The theatre of Altenburg was built in 1871 and contains 500 seats where you can enjoy concerts, plays, operas, musicals and ballets.

In the black box theatre you can see puppet plays. In the historical “Heizhaus” you might even enjoy...

Bus Special

This is a special offer if you would like to enjoy visit to our city by bus.

Enjoy an entertaining tour with your own bus as you pass the traditional playing cards factory, the beautiful castle, and theatre.

Afterwards we welcome...

Captivating City

The city of playing cards is waiting for you!

This programme is ideal for visitors who would like to get to know the former residence of the Wettins.

Charming City of Cards

Altenburg – the city of playing cards and Skat offers everything for a passionate Skat player:


  • an informative afternoon of Skat
  • lunch in the Riebeck-Bräu-Stübel – the head of the official international court of...

City of trumps

You would really like to get to know Altenburg? Than we highly recommend our classical offer including the following exciting parts:


  •  a fascinating walk through the historical old town (including a tour of the...

Hotel Astor

The Hotel Astor is situated on the opposite to the train station with good access to local transportation. So it is more than suitable for guests who like to be flexible and mobile. The hotel also offers modern facilities for conferences up to 70...

Legends at Midnight

During our evening tour will be guided by a nun or monk. They will lead you through the ancient centre and tiny alleys of the city following the torch lighted path.

Furthermore on the tour you can enjoy a very special elixir – the famous...

Lindenau Museum

Have you ever dined next to the Venus of Milo? Such a unique experience is possible in the Lindenau museum. Here you can enjoy little Italian snacks right in the middle of your visitof our precious collection of Italian renaissance paintings and...

Mauritianum – nature and science museum

Right next to the Lindenaumuseum in the scenic palace garden you will find the nature and science museum Mauritianum. Here you can see nature exhibits and you might find some interesting and even exceptional facts.

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A Culinary City Tour


Charming City of Cards


Lindenau Museum


Charming City of Cards

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Our playing card shop, along with books, postcards and neat souvenirs.