Altstadt
in Saxony, Germany

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
51.044 and 14.068 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 51° 2' 37" and E 14° 4' 3"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
German
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:56 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Europe/Berlin
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:49 am and 9:22 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
This place on Geonames.org

Delve into Altstadt

Altstadt in Saxony is located in Germany about 106 mi (or 171 km) south of Berlin, the country's capital town.

Current time in Altstadt is now 02:56 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Europe / Berlin with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 9 airports close to Altstadt, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Germany is Dresden Airport in a distance of 14 mi (or 23 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Germany is Dresden Elbe Valley in a distance of 11 mi (or 17 km), West. We encountered 2 points of interest near this location. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Grossharthau, Lohmen, Arnsdorf, Frankenthal and Struppen. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 77 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 48%
Air Pressure 1024.1 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 25th of June 2019

28°C (83 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, few clouds.

Wednesday, 26th of June 2019

32°C (90 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Broken clouds, calm.

Thursday, 27th of June 2019

24°C (75 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Berghotel Bastei

Address
5,6 mi
OT Bastei
01847 Lohmen
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Elbiente

Address
5,9 mi
Wehlener Weg 1
01824 Kurort Rathen
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 6:00 - 22:00


Goldner Löwe

Address
0,7 mi
Markt 3
01833 Stolpen
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 16:00
Weekend: 10:00 - 20:00


Burghotel Stolpen

Address
0,9 mi
Schloßstr. 12
01833 Stolpen
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Landhotel Wesenitz

Address
1,2 mi
Wesenitzstrasse 31
01833 Stolpen
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 22:00 (lunchbreak: 11:00 - 15:00)
Weekend: 8:00 - 22:00 (lunchbreak: 11:00 - 15:00)


Zum Erbgericht

Address
2,6 mi
Am Markt 8
01833 Stolpen
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 22:00


Ringhotel Nicolai Landhaus

Address
4,3 mi
Basteistr. 122
01847 Lohmen
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 20:00
Weekend: 7:00 - 20:00


Kyffhäuser

Address
4,8 mi
Dresdner Strasse 3
01909 Großharthau
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 21:00
Weekend: 9:00 - 21:00


MB Hotel "Weißer Hirsch" Sächsische Schweiz

Address
4,7 mi
Obere Str. 1
01848 Hohnstein
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:30 - 20:00
Weekend: 7:30 - 21:00


Burg Hohnstein

Address
4,8 mi
Markt 1
01848 Hohnstein
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 20:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 20:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Eine Burg mit Burggeist: Burg Stolpen in Sachsen (A castle with castle ghost)

Published: September 01, 2013
Length: 01:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jürgen Heidorn

Prominenteste Bewohnerin der Burg Stolpen war die Gräfin Cosel. Und für ein paar Cent spukt es sogar. (Kamera Panasonic HDC-SD909)


Burghoffest Stolpen

Published: July 24, 2012
Length: 16:42 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: SCHLUPP VIDEO

Burg Stolpen / Mittelalterfest / Mittelalterfestival / Burg Fest Am 1. August 1632 überfielen kaiserliche Kroaten die Stadt Stolpen und verwüsteten sie. Die Bürger flüchteten in die Burg...


HITRADIO RTL Sachsenhit: Stolpen

Published: March 18, 2015
Length: 37:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: HITRADIO RTL

Sachsen ist wunderschön! Und jeder Ort hat etwas zu bieten. Deshalb schreibt HITRADIO RTL sächsischen Städten und Gemeinden eine eigene Hymne - einen HITRADIO RTL Sachsenhit. Stolpen mit ...


Der Burggeist auf Burg Stolpen! Gräfin Cosel bist du das?

Published: September 21, 2013
Length: 40:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: BMWfan 301

Der Burggeist auf der Burg Stolpen^^ ob es die Gräfin Cosel ist seht ihr wenn ihr 10cent opfert :D.


Deutschland - Burg Stolpen

Published: April 23, 2011
Length: 59:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Lars Hoffmann

Die Anfänge der Burg Stolpen datieren schon aus dem 12. Jahrhundert. Seit 1218 gehörte sie dann dem Meißner Bischof. So die Überlieferung. Die erste urkundliche Erwähnung der Feste erfolgte...


Burg Stolpen

Published: August 17, 2013
Length: 12:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Thomas Matzat

Videoimpressionen von der Burg Stolpen.


Die Burg Stolpen

Published: August 27, 2012
Length: 47:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gerd Burckhardt

Die Burg Stolpen. Nähere Informationen für Interessenten hier: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burg_Stolpen Aufnahmen im Juli 2012 mit Camcorder Sony NEX- VG 20EH Created with MAGIX Video...


Campingplatz Stolpen

Published: July 28, 2013
Length: 38:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Thomas Matzat

Videoimpressionen vom Campingplatz Stolpen "Am Stadtbad" Bilder finden Sie unter: https://www.flickr.com/photos/lausitzer_xxx/sets/72157643313165123.


Burgfest Stolpen 2009

Published: November 08, 2009
Length: 46:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ralf Herold

Impressionen vom Burgfest in Stolpen 2009 http://www.goetterhand.de.


Mätresse Grafin von Cosel - Burg Stolpen - Sächsische Schweiz - August der Starke - Dresden

Published: July 06, 2012
Length: 04:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Roland Nellen

Hier wurde die Geliebte von August des Starken für den Rest ihres Lebens in die Verbannung geschickt. Sie hat ihr Gefängnis nicht mehr lebend verlassen. Hinweis: Aufgrund der strengen und...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Dresden (region)

Dresden is one of the three Direktionsbezirke of the Free State of Saxony, Germany, located in the east of the state. It coincides with the Planungsregionen Oberlausitz-Niederschlesien and Oberes Elbtal/Osterzgebirge.

Located at 51.17, 14 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Geography of Saxony, NUTS 2 statistical regions of the European Union

Königstein Fortress

Königstein Fortress, the "Saxon Bastille", is a hilltop fortress near Dresden, in Saxon Switzerland, Germany, above the town of Königstein on the left bank of the River Elbe. It is one of the largest hilltop fortifications in Europe and sits atop the table hill of the same name. The 9.5 hectare rock plateau rises 240 metres above the Elbe and has over 50 buildings, some over 400 years old, that bear witness to the military and civilian life in the fortress.

Located at 50.9189, 14.0567 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Castles in Saxon Switzerland, Defunct prisons in Germany, Buildings and structures in Saxony, Königstein, Saxony, Museums in Saxony, Military and war museums in Germany, Visitor attractions in Saxony, Rock castles

Posta, Pirna

See Posta and Poşta for disambiguation. Posta, situated on the right bank of the river Elbe, has since 1922 formed part of the town of Pirna in the Sächsische Schweiz (Saxon Switzerland) district of the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It consists of Nieder- (Lower) and Oberposta (Upper Posta). The earlier fishing and stone-quarrying settlements of Niederposta (first mentioned in 1417) and Oberposta (1547) are today quiet residential areas.

Located at 50.9653, 13.9583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Pirna, Places in Saxon Switzerland

Niedervogelgesang

Niedervogelgesang, a settlement in Germany, has been part of the city of Pirna since 1922. It was founded in the 16th century in the form of a Vorwerk on the left bank of the Elbe river. Its name translates as "Lower-Birdsinging."

Located at 50.9519, 13.9828 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Pirna

Biela (river)

The Biela is a river in eastern Germany and northern Czech Republic, a left tributary of the Elbe. The source near Ostrov u Tisé, in the Bohemian Switzerland, northwest of Děčín. After a few km it crosses into Saxony. The town Königstein is located at the confluence of the Biela with the Elbe.

Located at 50.9167, 14.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Elbe basin, Rivers of the Ústí nad Labem Region, Rivers of Saxony, International rivers of Europe, Elbe Sandstone Mountains, Bodies of water of Saxon Switzerland

Bastei

The Bastei is a rock formation towering 194 metres above the Elbe River in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains of Germany. Reaching a height of 305 metres above sea level, the jagged rocks of the Bastei were formed by water erosion over one million years ago. They are situated near Rathen, not far from Pirna southeast of the city of Dresden and are the major landmark of the Saxon Switzerland National Park.

Located at 50.9622, 14.0714 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Protected areas of Saxony, Nature reserves in Saxony, Rock formations in Saxon Switzerland, Landforms of Germany

Observation Tower Height of Goetzingen

Observation Tower Height of Goetzingen is a 25 metres tall observation tower on Height of Goetzingen near Neustadt in Saxony. Observation Tower Height of Goetzingen was built in 1883 together with an inn in its proximity. Therefore it is older than Eiffel Tower and one of the oldest lattice towers in the world. In 1992 Observation Tower Height of Goetzingen, from which you have a nice view on Elbe Sandstone Mountains, Ore Mountains and Lausitzer Bergland was renovated.

Located at 51.0111, 14.2078 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towers in Germany, 1883 establishments in Germany

Rathen Ferry

The Rathen Ferry is a passenger cable ferry across the Elbe river at Rathen in Saxony, Germany. It connects Niederrathen, on the east bank, to Oberrathen, on the west bank. Kurort Rathen railway station, on the Dresden S-Bahn, is about 200 metres from the Oberrathen ferry terminal. The Niederrathen ferry terminal provides access to the famous Bastei cliffs, to the Amselsee lake, and the Felsenbühne Rathen outdoor theatre. The ferry is owned by the Gemeinde Rathen.

Located at 50.9573, 14.08 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ferries of Germany, Ferries across Elbe, Transport in Saxony

Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

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Located at 51.0636, 13.9497 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Research institutes in Germany, Multidisciplinary research institutes

Bärensteine

The Bärensteine is a massif in the state of Saxony in eastern Germany near Weißig. It comprises the two rock formations known as the Großer and Kleiner Bärenstein (the "Great" and "Little Bear Rock") in Saxon Switzerland. The Kleiner Bärenstein has a height of 338 metres . The more prominent Großer Bärenstein is actually the lower of the two with a height of 327 metres . On the Kleiner Bärenstein there used to be a panorama restaurant that belonged to the manor house at Thürmsdorf.

Located at 50.9466, 14.0444 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains under 1000 metres, Mountains of Saxon Switzerland, Rock formations in Saxon Switzerland,

Brand (Saxon Switzerland)

Brand (Sächsische Schweiz) is a mountain of Saxony, southeastern Germany.

Located at 50.9561, 14.1267 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of Saxon Switzerland, Elbe Sandstone Mountains, Rock formations in Saxon Switzerland

Königstein (hill)

Königstein (Berg) is a mountain of Saxony, southeastern Germany.

Located at 50.9167, 14.0667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of Saxon Switzerland, Königstein, Saxony, Rock formations in Saxon Switzerland

Kleinhennersdorfer Stein

Kleinhennersdorfer Stein is a mountain of Saxony, southeastern Germany.

Located at 50.9167, 14.1333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of Saxon Switzerland, Elbe Sandstone Mountains

Lilienstein

(centre) and the Lilienstein (right). The village is Kurort Gohrisch. ]] Lilienstein is a highly distinctive mountain in Saxon Switzerland, in Saxony, southeastern Germany, and was once the site of a Bohemian castle. It is one of the only table mountains on the east of the river Elbe, and constitutes the symbol of the Saxon Switzerland National Park.

Located at 50.9333, 14.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of Saxon Switzerland, Elbe Sandstone Mountains, Königstein, Saxony, Rock formations in Saxon Switzerland

Nonne

The Nonne (also Nonnenstein) is a roughly 18 m high, isolated standing, sandstone rock and climbing peak in Saxon Switzerland in Germany. The rock is located southeast of Rathen, east of the rock chain of Rauenstein. In the Middle Ages the rock was used in the 15th century as a watchtower (Burgwarte), similar to that on the other side of the Elbe, Neurathen Castle. To that end the rock crevice below the summit plateau was widened into an artificial cave, used as a guardhouse.

Located at 50.951, 14.0678 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rock formations in Saxon Switzerland, Climbing areas of Germany, Rathen

Lokomotive

The Lokomotive (German for "locomotive") is a striking climbing rock north of Kurort Rathen in Saxon Switzerland in Germany. The rock, which resembles a steam locomotive in appearance, is also known as Große Ruine, is about 30 metres high and is divided into two parts: known as Lokomotive-Dom ("Locomotive Dome") and Lokomotive-Esse ("Locomotive Chimney"). The ridge between the two is called the Kesselgrat ("Boiler Ridge"), the rock teeth next to the Esse as Pfeife ("Whistle").

Located at 50.966, 14.0845 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rock formations in Saxon Switzerland, Climbing areas of Germany, Rathen

Mönch (rock)

The Mönch (also Mönchstein) is a rock pinnacle and popular climbing peak in Saxon Switzerland in Germany near the spa town of Rathen. The weather vane on the summit, in the shape of a tin monk, is visible from afar and acts as a navigation aid. In the Middle Ages the rock was used as a lookout for Neurathen Castle due to its prominent location.

Located at 50.9613, 14.0761 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rock formations in Saxon Switzerland, Climbing areas of Germany, Rathen

Sonnenstein Euthanasia Centre

The Sonnenstein Euthanasia Clinic (German: NS-Tötungsanstalt Sonnenstein; roughly translated "Sonnenstein Nazi Death Institute") was a Nazi killing centre located in the former fortress of Sonnenstein Castle near Pirna in East Germany, where a hospital had been established in 1811. In 1940 and 1941, the facility was used by the Nazis to exterminate around 15,000 people in a process that was labelled as euthanasia.

Located at 50.9615, 13.9509 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Action T4 euthanasia centres, Nazi eugenics, Pirna

Schwedenturm (rock)

The Schwedenturm ("Sweden Tower") in East Germany is a 35 m high rock formation made of sandstone in the hills of Saxon Switzerland near the spa town of Rathen and the famous Bastei rocks. From the car park for the Bastei, a path runs towards Schwedenlöcher. The Schwedenturm is situated on the right just before the entrance to a narrow ravine. Because it lies in the Saxon Switzerland Climbing Region the free-standing pinnacle may be used for climbing.

Located at 50.9698, 14.0748 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rock formations in Saxon Switzerland, Climbing areas of Germany

Wartturm (crag)

The Wartturm is a rock tower in Saxon Switzerland in East Germany near the famous Bastei rocks. It stands high above the Elbe, just below the town of Rathen and dominates the view from the Bastei and Rathen looking downstream. On 22 November 2000 the Wartturm was the scene of one of the most spectacular rockfalls for decades in Saxon Switzerland. About a third of the rock broke off and some 450 m³ of sandstone with an estimated weight of 800 tonnes crashed over 60 to 75 m into the valley.

Located at 50.961, 14.067 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rock formations in Saxon Switzerland, Climbing areas of Germany, Rathen

Rathen Open Air Stage

The Rathen Open Air Stage is a natural stage in Saxon Switzerland in East Germany. It is located in a hollow at the upper end of the Wehlgrund valley between the rocks of Kleine Gans and Großer Wehrturm below the famous Bastei rocks and Neurathen Castle. The entrance to the hollow branches off just above the valleys junction with the Amselgrund.

Located at 50.9636, 14.0747 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Theatres in Germany, Saxon Switzerland, Outdoor theatres, Rathen, Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge

Amsel Falls

The Amsel Falls are a waterfall in Saxon Switzerland in East Germany, roughly a kilometre north of the famous Bastei crags. As the Grünbach stream passes through a particularly narrow, gorge-like section of the Amselgrund valley it plunges over the largest step in the river bed - roughly 10 m high - forming a wide spray of water that pours over the Amselloch, a collapsed cave. The roof of this 15 metre long cave was made of sandstone blocks that have collapsed.

Located at 50.9708, 14.0753 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Waterfalls of Germany, Bodies of water of Saxon Switzerland

Amselsee

The Amselsee (also Amselsee Rathen) is a small reservoir in the spa town of Rathen in Saxon Switzerland. It is located in the Free State of Saxony in Eastern Germany.

Located at 50.9644, 14.0814 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Reservoirs in Germany, Dams in Germany, Elbe basin, Bodies of water of Saxon Switzerland, 1930s architecture, Rathen

Amselgrund

The Amselgrund ("Amsel Bottom") is the name given to the valley of the Grünbach stream in the heart of Saxon Switzerland in Eastern Germany. It runs from Niederrathen upstream to Rathewalde. The wild and romantic valley takes hikers through the Rathen rock basin with its bizarre rock formations. Its touristic high points are the lake of Amselsee and the Amsel Falls, that trickles over the grotto called the Amselloch. The valley bottom that is densely wooded is surrounded by a backdrop of rocks.

Located at 50.9692, 14.0792 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Saxon Switzerland, Valleys of Germany, Rathen, Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge

Dresden High Magnetic Field Laboratory

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Located at 51.0636, 13.9497 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Research institutes in Germany, Dresden