""Along the Romanesque Road"" Wanzleben by Mariajoy

Wanzleben Travel Guide: 10 reviews and 21 photos

The Burg Hotel

A family wedding brought us to this little village in Sachsen Anhalt, approximately 7km from the East German city of Magdeburg. I didn't really see too much of the village as most of the wedding celebrations were held elsewhere - This page is really about the hotel complex where most of the wedding guests stayed and which was stunning and luxurious and offering superb quality at very reasonable prices!

The hotel complex covers quite a big area and the surrounding buildings have been converted from their original use, such as the corn house and the brewery, into various types of accommodation.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Excellent hotel
  • Cons:Nothing else to see or do in Wanzleben!!
  • In a nutshell:A VERY quiet little town in the middle of nowhere!
  • Last visit to Wanzleben: Nov 2005
  • Intro Updated Nov 18, 2005
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  • Anchovy56's Profile Photo
    Oct 4, 2007 at 11:05 AM

    Wow was it once a castle? Did sexy nuns trick passing Knights by putting a fake Holy Grail image in the tower? :o)

  • Leipzig's Profile Photo
    Aug 4, 2007 at 2:00 AM

    I love such tiny towns - must confess I have never been to Wanzleben although I only live a few miles away. That hotel really sounds wonderful.

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    May 5, 2007 at 4:02 PM

    Great tips!

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Feb 27, 2007 at 10:56 AM

    What a lovely castle hotel! I think the Wanzleben is also very funny.

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Jan 24, 2007 at 1:15 PM

    Nice page = I like out of the way little villages

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Jun 3, 2006 at 8:11 AM

    What a great place for a wedding! (I had never heard of it before, by the way.) Actually I think people were very short hundreds of years ago. If you look at the suits of armour in museums, most of the big hulking heroes must have been about 5'1".

  • nepalgoods's Profile Photo
    Mar 25, 2006 at 5:39 AM

    This looks like a very off the beaten-place! Very nice!

  • diocletianvs's Profile Photo
    Jan 29, 2006 at 4:23 AM

    Looks like the right place for a wedding party. It would also serve good as the weekend escape from urban environment.

  • PeteNL's Profile Photo
    Jan 11, 2006 at 2:49 PM

    Nice page with great pics on a (to us) unknown location, Maria! Here's the link for Oberwiesenthal with pics I was looking for earlier: Erzgebirge Sports & Outdoors

  • Arann's Profile Photo
    Dec 3, 2005 at 1:33 PM

    ok you have convinced me. i'll check this place out for a visit sometime

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