Tangermunde is a town in the district of Stendal, in the northeastern part of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is situated north of Magdeburg at the junction of the Tanger with the Elbe river, an hour’s drive out of Berlin.
The town’s medieval history can be seen in narrow, curving cobblestone streets, ancient churches, half-timbered houses, and massive town wall complete with fortified gates.
Things to see and do
* Lange Strasse
* Town Hall
* St Stephen’s Church
* Town Gates
Cruise Season – March - Nov
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German
Land Area – 22.01 sq km’s
Population – 10,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus one hour (Dresden)
International Country Telephone Code – + 49
Port Location – The port is located on the Elbe river.
Transport Links – Tangermunde can be accessed by bus, boat and rail from Berlin. The nearest airports are Tegel International, located north-west of Berlin, and Schoenefeld located southeast of Berlin. There are numerous direct flight connections between Berlin and major German and European cities.
Berlin is serviced from over 350 destinations in Europe. Due to a German law supporting the German national railway there is only one bus corporation connecting Berlin with these destinations. Long distance buses arrive at Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof (Central Bus Terminal) in Charlottenburg. From there take the S-Bahn (station Messe Nord) or bus into town.
Berlin is served by ICE, InterCity and EuroCity trains by the national German train corporation Deutsche Bahn (DB) which offers connections between Berlin and other German and major European cities.