"Welcome to ALTENBURG" Altenburg by Leipzig
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Altenburg is situated 45 km (28 mi) south of Leipzig and is well-known as Skat-City. It was first mentioned in 976 and became capital of the duchy Saxony-Altenburg in 1603. After World War One it became part of the state of Thuringia.
In Altenburg playing cards have been manufactured for over 400 years and since 1927 the Skat Court has its headquarter in Altenburg and judges in disputes referring to the game.
- In a nutshell:Altenburg is an insider tip for tourists - great castle and nice old buildings in the centre
The Airport Leipzig/Altenburg is about 35km south of Leipzig. There is a direct bus connection between the airport, the... more travel advice
From Leipzig take federal road 2 / 95 and change to federal road 93 in Borna. From autobahn A4 take exit Meerane... more travel advice
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