World of experience and lights in the Royal Facilities Bad Elster

The Saxon State Spa Bad Elster welcomes you

from now on in a completely new light!


A fascinating world of experiences and lights awaits you in the Royal Facilities in the special quality of stay consisting of nature, culture and health. Enjoy the flair of imposing architecture, masterful horticulture and an illumination experience unique in Europe.

Stroll through artistic parks, let your senses be touched and walk along illuminated promenade paths from Albert Park to the bathing place and it to the Forest Park. You will discover the beauties of Bad Elster in atmospheric places, through shimmering water features and in glowing natural scenery in a whole new way.


World of experience during the day

A visit to the Royal Facilities Bad Elster is a new experience every day.

The harmonious ensemble of over 170-year-old historic parks consisting of a colourful sea of blossoms, charming themed gardens and the gleaming spa architecture is a cultural heritage of the Saxon history. In addition, a stay in the Bad Elster Salt Water Hot Spring, in the Albert Bath or a visit to one of the approximately 1,000 events per year in the historic venues on the "Festival Mile of Short Distances” such as the King Albert Theatre is an experience for all the senses!


World of lights at night

A unique, state-of-the-art lighting design stages the Royal Facilities in a radiant world of lights at any time of year.

Numerous artistic illuminations creatively visualise the historic park areas in a whole new dimension of stay: Walk along bright paths to mystical places and illuminated works of art in a world of light - an evening walk in a sparkling play of lights.


At a glance - Royal Facilities Bad Elster

Immerse yourself in the world of experience and lights!

Unique park landscape
The historic parks, laid out around 1850, cover some 50 hectares and are among the most beautiful park landscapes in Germany. In combination with the impressive spa architecture, the now heritage-protected park was once designed by the most important garden architects in Europe.

Experience illumination
Special park areas and architectural treasures are artfully staged with extraordinary lighting elements in different ways depending on the season. From the onset of dusk until midnight.

Events, activities, guided tours

Year-round experience offer: 1,000 events per year at the “Festival Mile of Short Distances”

Tel: 037437/53 900 |


©Lichtdesign/Fachplanung Ulrike R.Birnbaum   

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