Highlights & Recommendations
Ascending the Romanesque keep is a special experience. In the turret of this so-called “Eulenspiegelturm” or “owl-mirror tower,” the famous jester Till Eulenspiegel kept a lookout for enemies of the Count of Anhalt and tricked himself into a meal at the princely table.
Today, a life-size, movable figure of Till recounts his experiences here. In fair weather, visitors to the “world’s largest Eulenspiegel monument” have a view over the Saale Valley all the way to the Harz Mountains.
Note: The Bernburg Castle Museum is closed until further notice because of extensive construction work. It is scheduled to reopen in 2022 boasting a brand-new, barrier-free permanent exhibition. However, changing exhibitions continue to be presented in the Eulenspiegelturm. The museum’s educational department also offers activities year-round.
Eulenspiegelturm 2,00 Euro p.p., other prices on request.
Visitors enjoy free admission to the Eulenspiegelturm with the World HeritageCard. >> More
Explore the varied landscapes of the Lower Saale Valley Nature Park on a guided hike, a bus tour or an escorted bike tour!
By bus or on foot, this tour leads into the charming landscape of the Lower Saale Valley Nature Park. It delves into the areas to the left and right of the Saale between Halle and Bernburg. Here, the river has formed varied landscapes with many geological peculiarities, producing a varied flora and fauna. Besides the natural sights there are also historical sites such as the town and castle of Wettin and Plötzkau Castle. Route and destination depend on your wishes.
Within the framework of guided hikes, the nature park offers the opportunity to get to know the richness of the landscape. These guided tours can also explore the nature trails in the nature park area, explaining geology, fauna and flora and the cultural landscape of the Saale Valley. The nature park center has a small exhibition offering additional information.
Day’s Hikes: offers
Plan a very special outing with the little ones. Bernburg offers a diverse range of day hikes chock-full of fun and action.
During a day hike in Bernburg, you can hear the story of a very special day in the “Krumbholz,” learn more about the largest monument to the famous jester Till Eulenspiegel, or discover the relationship between “the bear” and Bernburg. Alternatively, you can explore the river on the “MS Saalefee”.
Choose a tour:
- Happy Day
- Till Eulenspiegel
- Nature park discovery tour - on the road in Bernburg (Saale)
- Saalefee Day
- Salt and Bernburg
- A musical journey
- Geocaching modern + zigzag - 100 years of Bauhaus and modernity
- Geocaching through Bernburg (Saale) - places of the Reformation