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Saxony-Anhalt at a glance
Family vacation in a natural paradise
Hiking, cycling and horse riding – Saxony-Anhalt is a true natural paradise. The north of the country is dominated by the lowlands, the landscape in the southern part of the country is characterized by the Harz. Thanks to the castles and palaces as well as the baroque city complexes, the cultural program is not neglected either – so nothing stands in the way of an exciting family holiday!
Discover a region steeped in history
Magical river landscapes on the Elbe, Havel or Saale, Brandenburg heathland in the north and an impressive mountain range with the Brocken as the highest elevation – that is Saxony-Anhalt. This region steeped in history is particularly valued by passionate historians, but small visitors will also get their money’s worth here. The Altmark, for example, is characterized in particular by a large number of striking, but above all natural landscapes, perhaps your family hotel is right here?!
Unique natural spaces, impressive palaces and castles, romantic churches, baroque city complexes and famous paintings await culture-hungry holidaymakers in the Anhalt-Wittenberg region. Here you will also encounter the keywords Reformation, Bauhaus and Bach.
Active on the go
If you like to be on two wheels, you will also get your money’s worth on holiday with children in Saxony-Anhalt: You can expect a well-maintained network of bike paths through the Central German countryside.
Saxony-Anhalt also lives up to its reputation as an excellent holiday paradise for families when it comes to accommodation: the hotel industry and gastronomy in Saxony-Anhalt are characterized by friendliness and the highest level of professionalism. Here you can together with your Switch children off from everyday life!
Selected family hotels in Saxony-Anhalt
Harz, Germany Ferienpark Brockenblick
A great pleasure in nature with a view of the Brocken
Harz, Germany Harz culture- & Congress hotel Wernigerode
Hiking vacation in the beautiful Harz
Harz, Germany Hasseröder Burghotel
Modern themed hotel in the Harz Mountains
Harz, Germany Familotel Family Club Harz
Unforgettable family vacation in the low mountain range
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Come on, let’s discover Saxony-Anhalt!
Whether family hotel or holiday home – you will always spend exciting and varied holidays in Saxony-Anhalt. Explore the Blocksberg with the children, stroll through the beautiful old town of Quedlinburg or feel like you are in the western town "Pullman City" like in the movie. Unforgettable experiences are guaranteed here!
Experience historical tradition
The state of Saxony-Anhalt is particularly characterized by a great historical tradition – so it is hardly surprising that there are numerous historical sights to visit here. A big historical attraction is that "sky disc", which was discovered at Nebra in 1999. It is the oldest moving and second oldest known representation of the sky. To complete the historical-cultural program, a visit to Lutherstadt Wittenberg should not be missed. Visit the castle church, on the door of which Martin Luther once posted his 95 theses.
Here it becomes fairytale!
The city of Dessau, which has now merged with Rosslau and thus bears the name Dessau-Rosslau, is also astonishing. Here you and the children will find several UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These include the Rococo ensemble around the Mosigkau Palace and Park and Georgium Palace with the Georgengarten. Here the children can feel like real highnesses!
At Wernigerode Castle you will definitely feel fairytale. The castle was once a medieval castle, after several destruction it was lovingly rebuilt. Today there is a museum in the walls.
Off to the mountains!
You can also spend a child-friendly holiday in the Harz Mountains. Shrouded in many legends and legends, this low mountain range spans parts of Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia and Lower Saxony. The National Park in the Harz Mountains loads here whole family to a unique nature experience, because where else can you and your children find a lynx in its natural habitat. So don’t forget your hiking shoes in your luggage!
Every child knows the Blocksberg! Did you know that this really exists? This is the name of the Brocken, the highest mountain in the Harz Mountains – a trip with the children should be on your program in any case. There are numerous myths surrounding the mountain in Saxony-Anhalt, which should include exciting stories the small Adventurers prick up their ears. Incidentally, the Brocken is not only a popular destination in summer: in winter, when the area turns into a white landscape, the skis are unpacked and the slopes are made unsafe.
Like in the movie
A completely artificially created highlight, but no less exciting for young and old, is the western town "Pullman City" in Hasselfelde. A varied show program, a museum and numerous activities make the approximately 10,000 square meter area a special Western experience.
Discover magical cities
If you book a family hotel in Saxony-Anhalt, you will not be able to avoid a visit to the state capital Magdeburg. Visit the Magdeburg Cathedral or the old town hall and be impressed by the masterpiece by the famous architect Hundertwasser at the Green Citadel.
The city of Quedlinburg is also extremely worth seeing, which you can discover on a short vacation in Saxony-Anhalt, for example. First mentioned in a document in 922, the city can today boast of being one of the largest area monuments in Germany – Quedlinburg’s architectural heritage was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. Stroll through the winding, cobbled streets of the old town and be impressed by the approximately 2,000 half-timbered houses from three centuries.
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