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Flights to Altenburg

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Book flights to Altenburg

Altenburg, located in the Thuringia region of Germany, is a destination with a rich history. Founded in the 10th century, the city features a well-preserved old town with a grand palace, the Residenzschloss Altenburg. Those interested in history will appreciate the Renaissance architecture and fascinating exhibits showcasing the region's past. Altenburg also offers a charming market square, the Naschmarkt, and a unique attraction, the Labyrinth House, featuring a puzzling maze.

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Airports near Altenburg

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting Altenburg. Here's 4 airports that serve Altenburg.

Leipzig/Halle Airport

Located approximately 50 kilometres northwest of Altenburg, Leipzig/Halle Airport is the closest international airport. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for travellers.


Dresden Airport

Situated around 130 kilometres northeast of Altenburg, Dresden Airport is another regional airport that can be reached by driving. It serves both domestic and international flights, providing connections to various destinations.


Berlin Brandenburg Airport

Although a bit further away, Berlin Brandenburg Airport is a major international airport located approximately 200 kilometres north of Altenburg. It offers a wide range of flights to destinations worldwide and can be reached by driving or taking a connecting flight from Leipzig/Halle Airport.


Frankfurt Airport

If you are willing to travel a bit further, Frankfurt Airport is a major international hub located around 300 kilometres west of Altenburg. It is one of the busiest airports in Europe and offers numerous flight options. To reach Altenburg from Frankfurt, you can either drive or take a connecting flight from Leipzig/Halle Airport.

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Buy your flights to Altenburg and pay later

Did you know that you can buy your flights to Altenburg now and pay later at Alternative Airlines?

With Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), you have the freedom to spread the cost of your flights to Altenburg over time, usually on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly period! There are interest-free options available, however, you'll need to check this beforehand with the lending provider.

Using BNPL for your flights to Altenburg gives you greater flexibility when managing the budget for your flights, ensuring a stress-free trip!

Things to do in Altenburg

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

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Altenburg Castle

This historic castle, perched atop a hill, offers panoramic views of the city. Its rich history, stunning architecture, and the famous playing card museum make it a must-visit attraction.

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Skat Fountain

A unique tribute to the card game Skat, which was invented in Altenburg. This whimsical fountain is a favourite among locals and tourists alike.

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Lindenau Museum

Home to an impressive collection of Italian Renaissance art and Egyptian antiquities, the Lindenau Museum is a cultural gem in the heart of Altenburg.

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