Why you should go to Lake Geiseltal
The summer sun rises over the water. Its light shimmers through the windows of the houseboat. What an enchanting, calm morning on the water - away from other travellers! After a jump into the cool water and a vitalising breakfast on deck, the exploration of the Saale-Unstrut region begins. After all, Germany's largest man-made lake lies right at its heart, making it the perfect starting point for day trips.
The best place to start is with a visit to the picturesque Naumburg.
The medieval old town nestles protectively around its greatest treasure: the Naumburg Cathedral. It combines captivating cultural history and masterly arts and crafts with a touch of mysticism. Or are you more interested in exciting technology museums and impressive scenes of living industrial culture? Then come to the Old "Herrmannschacht" briquette factory in Zeitz will get your money's worth. Here you will learn all about the turbulent history of lignite in Central Germany and uncover the secret of briquette pressing. As a crowning finale to the day, you return to the Lake Geiseltalsee - more precisely to the Vineyard "Goldener Steiger of the Reifert family. There you can enjoy a glass of white wine in the evening sun together with the idyllic view over the glittering water surface.
Houseboat and more
Do you fancy spending the night in a private houseboat on the Geiseltalsee? Eastern boats have the right offer for you. A boat licence is not necessary. If you prefer solid ground under your feet, there are many other accommodation options around the lake - from campsites to private accommodation, it's all here.