Ilberstedt is situated approximately 90 miles (145 kilometers) southwest of Berlin, the national capital.
Saxony-Anhalt is dotted with sights and attractions, from big-ticket tourist hotspots to hidden gems that lay slightly off the beaten path. Ballenstedt and Ostrau are two other places worth visiting while you're in Saxony-Anhalt.
About 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the west of Ilberstedt is Quedlinburg, a regional center which is home to Klopstock Museum, St Nikolai Church and Fachwerkmuseum Standerbau. Quedlinburg Castle, Market Square and Quedlinburg Cathedral are just a few of the many other attractions on offer here.
An effective way to get to know an area is by exploring its history. So be sure to visit the castles while you are here. Discover some of the pieces of the region's rich cultural makeup at Saxony-Anhalt's wonderful art museums, history museums and theaters.
Water-based sports are a popular pastime here. Don't miss the opportunity to go boating or sailing; Saxony-Anhalt has some great areas for it. Mix education and relaxation during your stay by spending time with a knowledgeable guide on one of the region's fascinating city walking tours and cycling tours.
As your time here draws to an end, spend what's left of your euros on that last souvenir and bid a fond Tschüss (farewell) to the new friends you've made and the spots you've been.