Bernburg an der Saale is located in the heart of Saxony-Anhalt. A visit to the former royal seat of Anhalt-Bernburg reveals a wide variety of cultural and leisure activities as well as some hidden beauties. Whether as a day trip or a whole weekend with the family – Bernburg is always worth a visit!

City information Bernburg (Saale)
Lindenplatz 9
06406 Bernburg (Saale)

Phone: 03471 3469311
Fax: 03471 3469325




24 hours tour
An unforgettable day in and around Bernburg (Saale)

Bernburg Eulenspiegelturm

From 10:00

Bernburg Castle with Owl Mirror Tower

Start your tour at Bernburg Castle with an ascent to the world’s largest Eulenspiegel monument with Eulenspiegel installation and a panoramic view over Bernburg and into the “Lower Saale Valley” Nature Park.


2,00 EUR

With the World HeritageCard you can climb the Eulenspiegelturm free of charge.

Additionally on Saturdays:


10:30 - 11:30

City tour Bernburg

Every Saturday from 25.03. to 23.12.2023 starts a public guided tour of the historic mining town of Bernburg.
Meeting point: City information Bernburg


6,00 EUR

Free city tour with certified guide with the World HeritageCard

Askania Hotel Bernburg


Lunch at the Small Brewery "Victor Amadeus

The “Kleine Brauhaus – Victor Amadeus” in the Askania Hotel Bernburg invites you to a dignified lunch stop. Here you can enjoy a glass of 0.3 l beer “Askania-Helles” free of charge with your main course.


4,10 EUR

With the World HeritageCard visitors receive a glass of 0.3 l beer “Askania-Helles”. Lunch is not included in the World HeritageCard.

Note: The brewhouse is only open on weekends at lunchtime.

Tierpark Bernburg


Bernburg Zoo

In the popular Bernburg Zoo, you will encounter over 1,000 animals from about 125 species of wild and domestic animals. An ideal destination for young and old.


7,00 EUR

With the World HeritageCard, visitors receive free admission.
Valid in the period 1.4.-31.10.2023.

Kunstprojekt Reppichau


Saxon mirror Reppichau

At the gates of the city of Köthen in Reppichau, the first open-air museum for German and European medieval legal history pays tribute to the author of the Sachsenspiegel: Eike von Repgow. Get to know the art project Sachsenspiegel in a guided tour.


3,00 EUR

With the World HeritageCard you get free admission to the Reppichau art project. The tour is not included.

Note: From March to November the museum closes already at 15:00.


Rittergut Maxdorf


Maxdorf manor

Study the history of the Maxdorf manor, located near Köthen, over a cup of coffee and learn more about the inhabitants of the manor (incl. art guide).


6,30 EUR

In the restaurant at the manor you will receive a cup of coffee and an art guide for free.

Our overnight tip:

Acamed Resort Neugattersleben

From 18:00

Amber Hotels Acamed Resort

The 3-star superior hotel enchants with its natural location in the midst of the idyllic floodplain and lake landscape of the Salzlandkreis.

Your advantage

3,50 EUR

With the World HeritageCard you can use the hotel’s miniature golf course free of charge.


The 24-hour World HeritageCard loses its validity the next day at 09:59!


28,90 EUR

World HeritageCard 24 hours

24,90 EUR

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4,00 EUR

Further tour suggestions of the World HeritageCard

Anhalt has much more to offer: Follow in the footsteps of Catherine the Great in Zerbst or learn about the places where Johann Sebastian Bach worked in Köthen.

24 hours tour for connoisseurs

History and culture

Feast and enjoy culture in the Anhalt cities of Bernburg and Köthen. Add to this a detour to the Bauhaus in Dessau and the tour for connoisseurs is complete!

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3 days through the residential cities of Anhalt

Zerbst - Köthen -Bernburg

In the heart of Anhalt, the Bach city of Köthen (Anhalt), the crown of Anhalt in Bernburg and the hometown of Catherine the Great in Zerbst are waiting to be discovered by you.

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On the R1 through Saxony-Anhalt

Discover the World Heritage Region on an active vacation by bike.

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