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Bad Elster

Historic City Center · Vogtland · 476 m· open today
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  • Königliches Kurhaus Bad Elster
    / Königliches Kurhaus Bad Elster
    Photo: CVG Bad Elster, J. Bräuer
  • / NaturTheater Bad Elster
    Photo: Archiv CVG, J. Bräuer
  • / Waldspringbrunnen mit Blick auf die KunstWandelhalle
    Photo: Archiv Sächsische Staatsbäder GmbH, C. Beer
  • / Außenansicht Hotel König Albert
    Photo: Archiv HKA, Jan Hesse
  • / Soletherme - Salzsee
    Photo: Archiv SSB, C. Beer
  • / Panorama-Sauna Bad Elster
    Photo: Archiv SSB, C. Beer
  • / Louisa-See in Bad Elster
    Photo: Archiv Osterpfad Vogtland / Jan Bräuer
  • / Louisa-See mit Floratempel
    Photo: CC BY-ND, CVG Bad Elster, J. Bräuer
  • / Marienquelle Bad Elster
    Photo: CC BY-ND, CVG Bad Elster, J. Bräuer
  • / Sonnenaufgang Gondleteich im Paul-Schindel-Park
    Photo: CC BY-ND, CVG Bad Elster, J. Bräuer
  • / Marienquelle Bad Elster
    Photo: CC BY-ND, CVG Bad Elster, J. Bräuer
  • / König Albert Theater Bad Elster
    Photo: CC BY-ND, CVG Bad Elster, J. Bräuer
The cultural and festival city with a longstanding spa tradition.


Saxony’s most traditional state spa is one of Germany’s oldest moor mud and mineral spas. Furthermore, Bad Elster has made a name for itself as a “chursächsische” cultural and festival city. The late 19th century and Jugendstil architecture give the city with its 140 year old historical spa gardens its character. Numerous events of different genres offer a rich cultural life at all times of the year, which can be combined perfectly with all the wellness Bad Elster has to offer.

The motto here is “royal pleasure,” since Saxony’s kings already appreciated the healing powers of the ten mineral springs and moors in the regions.

Opening hours

open today
Sunday10:00–12:30, 13:30–18:00
Monday10:00–12:30, 13:30–18:00
Tuesday10:00–12:30, 13:30–18:00
Wednesday10:00–12:30, 13:30–18:00
Thursday10:00–12:30, 13:30–18:00
Friday10:00–12:30, 13:30–18:00
Saturday10:00–12:30, 13:30–18:00
These are the opening times of the tourist information.

Public transport

You can find information on public transport here.

Getting there

From the direction of Nuremberg or Berlin / Leipzig take the A 9 to the interchange "Bayerisches Vogtland". Take the A 72 to Plauen-Süd. From here the B 92 / Europastraße E 49 leads directly to Bad Elster.



50.283298, 12.237330
50°16'59.9"N 12°14'14.4"E
33U 303187 5573781
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Distance 37 km
Duration 2:55 h
Ascent 625 m
Descent 625 m

Anlässlich des 110. Brunnenfestes in Bad Elster findet am Samstag, den 25. Juni 2022 eine geführte, grenzüberschreitende E-Bike Tour statt.

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Bad Elster

Badstraße 25
08645 Bad Elster
Phone 037437 53900 Fax 037437 539053

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