Weißenfels an der Saale

The city Weissenfels is situated in central Germany in county Saxony-Anhalt, bordered by Saxony and Thuringia near the major cities Leipzig and Halle. Within the destination Saale-Unstrut, the northernmost wine-growing region in Germany, Weissenfels is regarded its entry.

The city is rich in culture and surrounded by picturesque landscapes. Edifices such as Neu-Augustusburg Castle with cathedral and crypt are evidence of the former ducal residence Weissenfels. The baroque architecture in the historic city centre as well as the exhibitions at the Heinrich-Schuetz-House - honouring the baroque composer Heinrich Schütz and the Novalis-Gedenkstaette – honouring the German poet, are must-sees when visiting the city.