Welcome to Altenburg,

After booking a flight into the Cultural Heart of Germany in Leipzig/Halle airport you can take a S-Bahn train which takes only takes 50 minutes to Altenburg station and then a 5 minute taxi ride to your accomodation in town. So basically you need hardly more that an hour until you can check in to your room and begin relaxing with a traditional brewed Altenburg beer, regional liquor, a tasty wine and hearty food. You have a choice of hotels at compatible prices ranging from Bed & Breakfast to 4 star hotels with prices ranging from 43 to 150 euros per night.
Having spent a refreshing night in one of our comfortable accommodations, you can enjoy a great breakfast, before begin your day of sightseeing. You can choose to stay in our lovely city and even take day trips to the nearby cities of Weimar and Erfurt. The trains from the local Altenburg rail station travel to Leipzig every half an hour. Other trains to further destinations run quite frequently as well. When you wish to explore our city, make sure to discover the impressive Altenburg Castle, take a stroll throughout the magnificent palace grounds, enjoy Italian art at the Lindenau museum. Take a tour with one of our city tour guides and learn all about our beautiful town. Baptise your deck of cards at the skat fountain for lucky at cards. Stop at one of the great marketplace cafés and enjoy the laidback atmosphere in the cobblestone streets. If you are travelling with children, there is a neat little petting zoo with a boat rental at the Big Pond.
If you need any assistance with booking your hotel, regional tours, museum admissions, railroad tickets, etc. we are happy to assist.

Best Wishes from the Altenburg Tourism Office

Here you find possibilities for getting to Altenburg

by car
A4 Dresden to Frankfurt Abfahrt (exit) Meerane
A4 Frankfurt Dresden Abfahrt (exit) Schmölln
A9 Munich - Leipzig - Berlin

B 7, B 93, B 180
Parking system in the city of Altenburg

by train
main line: Berlin - Leipzig - Munich; change in Leipzig (Hbf) to a S-Bahn train to Altenburg
It is easy to get from Leipzig to Dresden, Prague, Erfurt or Frankfurt.

by plane
easy direct transfer to the airport with S-Bahn S5X or S5 in about 50 minutes to continental airport Leipzig: follow the link to view all destinations:

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

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