Neustadt meeting 2023 in Neustadt an der Donau

750 years of city rights - this will be celebrated in Neustadt an der Donau next year. In 1273, Duke Ludwig II of Bavaria granted the then “Säligenstadt town charter”. Today, Neustadt an der Donau is the third largest town in the district of Kelheim in the heart of Bavaria and at the same time economically strong and worth living in.

The original settlement, which in the course of time became Neustadt an der Donau, was already established in the 6th/7th century. After the town was granted town rights as Säligenstadt on 11 May 1273, it was mentioned shortly afterwards as the "new town" of Neustadt. Even today, many things in Neustadt an der Donau are reminders of the town's long history: from the town rampart, which still largely surrounds the town, to the late Gothic town hall and St. Anna's Chapel, built in 1815. In the meantime, Neustadt an der Donau has also become an industrial location with numerous jobs, a popular tourist destination with the Bad Gögging district, and a modern town with a wide range of cultural and leisure activities.

That's why Neustadt an der Donau has a lot to offer in 2023: The town's anniversary will be celebrated throughout the year with activities and events in the fields of art, culture and history. The highlight will be the traditional town festival with the International Meeting of Neustadts in Europe from 7 to 9 July 2023: Then the Neustadt residents from Neustadt an der Donau will celebrate together with guests from Neustadt towns from all over the German-speaking world.

Further information on the programme, events and activities can be found at Stadtjubiläum: Neustadt an der Donau (

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