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Legends and myths


From castle to castle

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Description:

The guided hike takes you to the most beautiful of all Saale castles, Rudelsburg and Saaleck Castle.

"On the Saale's bright beach, castles stand proud and bold...", this famous German folk song was written in 1826 at the Rudelsburg near Bad Kösen. The hike "Legends and myths" leads you to the most beautiful of all Saale castles, Rudelsburg and Saaleck Castle. They rise picturesquely on steep limestone rocks above the course of the river Saale- During the tour the guides tell
The guided hike takes you to the most beautiful of all Saale castles, Rudelsburg and Saaleck Castle.

"On the Saale's bright beach, castles stand proud and bold...", this famous German folk song was written in 1826 at the Rudelsburg near Bad Kösen. The hike "Legends and myths" leads you to the most beautiful of all Saale castles, Rudelsburg and Saaleck Castle. During the tour, the guides tell exciting stories about prehistoric wild horse hunters, rich merchants, rough knight's journeymen and shrewd squires, but also about the origin of the castles, their eventful history and their change in the course of time. Sturdy footwear is recommended.
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Groups of up to 25 people pay € 85.00 for a two-hour hike and € 95.00 for a three-hour hike.
  • Cash payment
  • Bank transfer
Arrival by train, car, bus or plane Naumburg is located in the south of the federal state of Saxony-Anhalt, not far from the border to Thuringia and can be reached...

by train:
- with the InterCity(Express) or InterRegio from the directions Berlin, Frankfurt/M., Nuremberg
- with the Burgenlandbahn or public transport in the Saale-Unstrut region...

by car/bus:
- via the A 9 from Berlin - Nuremberg, exit Naumburg or Weißenfels (approx. 16 km)
- via the A 4 from Bad Hersfeld - Dresden, exit Apolda (B 87, approx. 30 km) and Jena (B 88, approx. 33 km)
- via the A 14 from Magdeburg - Leipzig, exit Halle or via the A 9, exit Naumburg
- via the B 87 from Leipzig (70 km) and Weimar (50 km)
- via the B 88 from Jena (approx. 33 km)
- via the B 91 from Halle (approx. 60 km)
- via the B 180 from Eisleben (approx. 60 km) and Querfurt (approx. 37 km)...

by plane:
- via the Halle-Leipzig airport (approx. 70 km)
- via Erfurt airport (approx. 80 km)

Distances:
- Berlin - about 250 km (A 9)
- Leipzig - about 70 km (A 9)
- Hall - about 60 km (B 91)
- Jena - about 33 km (B 88)
- Weimar - about 50 km (B 87)
- Bad Kösen - about 7 km (B 87)
- Freyburg - about 7 km (B 180)
- Nebra - about 32 km (B 180)
- Memleben - about 35 km (B 87)
The hike can be booked all year round. From Saaleck the hike takes 2 hours, from Bad Kösen 3 hours. Additional services, such as a motorboat trip on the river Saale, knight's meal or snack on the Rudelsburg, a tower ascent on the Rudelsburg or the visit of the Saaleck castle can be booked in addition.

Where:

Address:

City of Naumburg

Bahnhofstraße 2
06628 Bad Kösen
Phone: +49 3445 / 273123-121
E-mail: fuehrungen@naumburg-tourismus.de
website: http://www.naumburg.de/

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