Naumburg is a region that strives for UNESCO World-Heritage Status because the Naumburger Cathedral and the cultural landscape on the river Saale had an important influence on the development of Europeans and this was particularly the case during the High Middle Ages. Nowadays, you can discover exciting art in Naumburg (Saale), enjoy the regional wine and marvel at the unique landscape.
the airport in Halle-Leipzig is approx. 70 km away from Naumburg. From there, you can arrive by a combination of city and regional trains or with the ICE. Alternatively, thenext exits of the A 9 and the A 4 lie 16 or 33 km away. Several bus lines run in the city itself and there is a historical tramway as well as different taxi firms.
The most imposing building in Naumburg is the Dom St. Peter und Paul “St Peter and Paul Cathedral” with the treasury vault and the glass window "Neo Rauchs Traum in Rubinrot". It is the most visited tourist attraction on the "Straße der Romantik" and it possesses various treasured items of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
with vintage tram cars from the 1950 ́s and 1970 ́s, the tramway in Naumburg (Saale) travels on what was once the only circular railway route in Europe. The journey between the railway station and the city-centre is an interesting addition to your stroll through the medieval streets.
If you are interested in philosophy, you should visit the Nietzsche-Haus, which was the home of Friedrich Nietzsche’s ́ mother between the years 1858 and 1897 and today it houses a permanent exhibition as well as a modern documentation centre.
The permanent exhibition on the city ́s history examines all kinds of facets of the Naumburg middle class in the house "Zur Hohen Lilie". In the 750 year old building, you will discover several clues about the building ́s history and you can find out more with the help of interactive computer stations, slide shows and alternating video projections.
If you want a relaxed lunch or dinner, we would recommend the restaurant "Café Kanzlei" which is located in the marketplace of Naumburg (Saale). Here, for example, you can try the catfish from Schkölen or trout from Mücheln . This restaurant which is furnished in the Wilhelmian- style, also gives you the opportunity to enjoy award-winning wines from local wine growers to hearty meat or light vegetarian dishes for moderate prices.