We have been passing the station Lutherstadt Wittenberg on our commute for ages. So one day, we just got off there. And that was a good idea!
Saxony-Anhalt is often ridiculed as a holiday region. But here the recreation seekers not only find the Harz, but also the Magdebuger Börde, which invite to hiking. A region in Germany, which has largely been spared from mass tourism.
Ferropolis – or the iron city – is a museum in Gräfenhainichen, east of Dessau. It is a former opencast mine known as Golpa-Nord where brown coal was mined. It was shut down in 1991 and transformed into an open air museum and venue for special events.