106. Magdeburg, Germany

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Why

Magdeburg is one of Germany’s oldest cities and it took its share of bombing in World War II. It’s worthwhile visiting just to see the architecture or walk along the Elbe river which runs through the city.

Magdeburg, Germany- Arthotel Magdeburg

Magdeburg, Germany- Arthotel Magdeburg

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Where

Magdeburg is located in Germany between Hannover and Berlin. It’s south of Hamburg and north of Leipzig in the Saxony-Anhalt region.

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How To Get Here

By Ferry

No.

By Train

Magdeburg is served by the ICE (Intercity Express) and Regional trains operated by Deutsche Bahn.

Magdeburg, Germany - Magdeburg Hauptbanhof

Magdeburg, Germany – Magdeburg Hauptbahnhof

 

Magdeburg, Germany - Magdeburg Hauptbahnhof the other side

Magdeburg, Germany – Magdeburg Hauptbahnhof the other side

By Plane

There nearest airports to Magdeburg are Berlin-Tegel (TXL)Berlin-Schönefeld (SXF), Hannover (HAJ) and Leipzig (LEJ). A combination of buses and trains from each airport will get you to Magdebourg.

The following airlines has service to Airport Berlin-Tegel (TXL):

Aegean Airlines (A3), Aer Lingus (EI), AirBaltic (BT), Air Berlin (AB), Air Canada (AC), Air France (AF), Air Malta (KM), Air Serbia (JU), Azerbaijan Airlines (J2), Blue Air (0B), Alitalia (AZ), British Airways (BA), Brussels Airlines (SN), Bulgaria Air (FB), Croatia Airlines (OU), Delta Airlines (DL), ELLINAIR S.A. (EL), Eurowings (EW), Finnair (AY), flybe. (BE), Germanwings (4U), Hainan Airlines (HU), Iberia Airlines (IB), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Links Air (W2), LOT Polish (LO), Lufthansa German Airlines (LLH), Luxair (LG), Meridiana Airlines (IG), Onur Air (8Q), Qatar Airways (QR), Royal Air Morac (AT), Royal Jordanian (RJ), SAS (SK), SkyWork Airlines (SX), SunExpress (XQ), Swiss Airlines (LX), TAP Portugal (TP),  Turkish Airlines (TK), Ukraine International (PS), United Airlines (UA), Vueling (VY).

The following airlines has service to Airport Berlin Schönefeld (SXF):

Aeroflot (SU), Belavia Belarusian Airlines (B2), Condor (DE), Norwegian Air Shuttle (D8), EasyJet Airlines (U2), EI AI Airlines (LY), Germania (ST), Jet2.com (LS), Egyptair (MS), Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY), Onur Air (8Q), Pegasus Airlines (PC), Transavia (HV), Transavia France (TO), Ryanair (FR), Wizz Air (W6) and Wow Air (WW).

The following airlines has service to Hannover Airport (HAJ):

Aegean Airlines (A3), Aeroflot (SU), Air Astana (KC), Air Berlin (AB), Air Cairo (SM), Air France (AF), Belavia Belarusian Airlines (B2), British Airways (BA), brussels airlines (SN), Condor (DE), Eurowings (EW), flybe. (BE), Germanwings (4U), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Links Air (W2), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Norwegian Air Shuttle (D8), Onur Air (8Q), Pegasus Airlines (PC), SAS (SK), Sun Express Germany (XG), Swiss Airlines (LX), TUIfly (X3), Turkish Airlines (TK), Vueling (VY) and Wizz Air (W6).

The following airlines has service to Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ):

Air Berlin (AB), Austrian Airlines (OS), Condor (DE), Links Air (W2), Eurowings (EW), Germanwings (4U), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Hahn Air (7R), NIKI (HG), Pegasus Airlines (PC), Ryanair (FR), SunExpress (XQ), Sun Express Germany (XG), Swiss Airlines (LX) and Turkish Airlines (TK).

By Bus

There are several companies such as Eurolines and FlixBus with services to Magdeburg.

Magdeburg, Germany - Magdeburg ZOB

Magdeburg, Germany – Magdeburg ZOB

By Car

Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

By Shared Ride

You may also use BlaBlaCar to find rides going your way.

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Where To Stay

The Maritim, Mercure from the Accor Hotels Group are the two larger hotels in the city. The rest are local German brands with their own style and quaintness. If you want a really cure hotel to stay, try the very large and pink Arthotel Magdeburg.

Magdeburg, Germany - Arthotel Magdeburg

Magdeburg, Germany – Arthotel Magdeburg

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

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Where To Eat

You can get the typical German food everywhere as well as beer and wine. There’s also a local market for produce.

Magdeburg, Germany - China Wok Restaurant

Magdeburg, Germany – China-Wok Restaurant

 

Magdeburg, Germany – Gelato ice cream

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

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What To Do

See the Arthotel as the architecture is pretty intriguing. Also ensure you see the Magdeburg Cathedral, the museums, the beer gartens along the Elbe river, the parks and walk the city.

Magdeburg, Germany – Magdeburg Cathedral

 

Magdeburg, Germany - Monument

Magdeburg, Germany – Monument

 

Magdeburg, Germany

Magdeburg, Germany

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Check out some tours from Viator in Germany.

==>> Lonely Planet has some additional information.

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Additional Information

Language: German, English is also spoken

Currency: Euros (EUR)

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