An important inland port and medieval city, Magdeburg is located on the Elbe River at the Elbe-Havel Canal and Mittelland Canal intersections. For visitors spending a weekend, Magdeburg offers many interesting sights such as the Cellar in Buttergasse believed to be the old Tanner’s Guild-house basement. There are beautiful Magdeburg hotels located downtown for visitors that enjoy the hustle of a big city and quaint hotels in Magdeburg situated in the country for people that prefer a less busy location. EasyToBook.com helps travelers locate the discount hotels Magdeburg has overlooking the river Elbe and Magdeburg cheap hotels for those with limited funds.
No visit to Magdeburg would be complete without a visit to the Rotehorn Park on the Elbe’s east bank, established in 1871. It is a wonderful way to spend a day either relaxing or enjoying the recreational facilities. Be sure to visit the Rothensee ship-lift built in 1938 that links the Mittelland Canal and the Elbe.