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Quedlinburg Travel guide
Quedlinburg : Michelin's recommendations
Nestling at the foot of a rocky pinnacle crowned by a castle and an abbey church, Quedlinburg, with its winding streets lined with half-timbered houses, is one of the places in Germany that most faithfully reflects the picture of a 17C town. Around 930, Otto I founded a convent for daughters of the nobility. Thanks to its privileges and its lands, the religious community so prospered that the town was chosen as a residence by the Saxon kings, and six Diets, or State Councils, were held there.
Tourist attractions Quedlinburg : Things to see and do
The basilica, in the shape of a Latin cross, was begun in 1070. Note the capitals and friezes in the central nave. Under the chancel, the crypt is decorated with frescoes. The treasury houses a Gospel (10C) and the Quedlinburg Knotted Carpet.
The square is closed off on its north side by the town hall, a Renaissance building (early 17C) with a gateway showing the town's armorial bearings. On the left is a statue of Roland (c 1420). The square is bordered with 17C and 18C houses.
Interesting collection of drawings and watercolours by American painter Lyonel Feininger, who joined the Bauhaus in 1919 and taught at the school until it was shut down by the Nazis. His work, in which both Expressionism and Cubism can be seen, is in..
Im Wasserwinkel 1 A D - 06484 Quedlinburg
Prix Prices from : 65 €
This bed and breakfast hotel is situated in a listed building in Quedlinberg, just 600 metres from the historic town centre. Maria Aurora offers rooms with free WiFi access. Rooms at Maria Aurora are classically furnished. They each include a TV and..
Markt 8/9 D - 06484 Quedlinburg
Prix Prices from : 55 €
This family-run hotel in Quedlinburg town centre offers country-style rooms and a large breakfast buffet. Set in the historic Market Square, it is a 10-minute walk from Quedlinburg Train Station. Hotel Zum Bär has 2 buildings, each with a charming t..
Mühlenstr. 20 D - 06484 Quedlinburg
This family-run hotel occupies an over 200-year-old, timber-framed house at the foot of the Burgberg hill in Quedlinburg. It offers free WiFi, free parking and free, large breakfast buffets. All rooms at the Hotel Domschatzwere, renovated in 2012, a..
Markt 14 D - 06484 QUEDLINBURG
Kornmarkt 6 D - 06484 Quedlinburg
Savour fresh dishes such as cream of asparagus soup with pickled salmon or marinated pot roast cows' cheek with red cabbage and Serviettenknödel (sliced bread dumplings) in this former granary situated in the historical town centre. The superb old va..
Markt 8 D - 06484 QUEDLINBURG
Billungstr. 11 D - 06484 Quedlinburg
A certain country charm with a hint of Provence pervades this tasteful restaurant. The magnificent interior courtyard is a great place to eat in summer. Dishes such as Timmenröde golden trout with colourful seasonal vegetables feature on the menu.