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Top Choice Castle in Freyburg

Schloss Neuenburg

This large medieval castle on the hill above town is one of Freyburg’s highlights. It houses an excellent museum that illuminates various aspects of medieval life. The complex includes a rare Romanesque two-storey (…
Church in Naumburg

Naumberger Dom

The enormous Cathedral of Sts Peter and Paul is a masterpiece of medieval architecture. While the crypt and the east choir feature elements of the Romanesque, the famous west choir is a prime example of early Gothic…
Winery in Freyburg

Rotkäppchen Sektkellerei

The biggest sparkling-wine producer in Germany, the Rotkäppchen Sektkellerei was established in 1856. It is one of the few companies that survived the GDR and, since reunification, has acquired enough muscle to buy …
International in Naumburg

Bocks

Naumberg's top eatery boasts charming decor in its two rooms, a cafe area and excellent meat dishes, pasta and other fare.
Museum in Naumburg

Nietzsche Haus

The exhibits here consist mostly of photos, documents and reams of biographical text about one of Germany’s greatest philosophers. Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900) spent most of his childhood in this modest home, acq…
Wine in Freyburg

Freyburger Winzerfest

The largest annual wine festival in Central Germany takes place here in the second week of September every year, when the streets around the Markt transform into one big outdoor wine bar.
Food & Drink in Naumburg

Naumberger Hussiten Kirschfest

In late June, the normally sedate town of Naumburg goes wild during the Kirschfest, a celebration with food, drink, music, a parade and fireworks.