From a holiday home in Thuringia, a green region in the heart of Germany, you will experience a holiday full of culture, nature and adventure. Lovers of historical heritage will find interesting historical towns, medieval abbeys, fortresses and castles, royal palaces and impressive buildings from the Baroque, Renaissance or Art Nouveau periods. Enjoy wonderful walking and cycling trips over the beautiful landscape of this region, and be surprised by the German history during your holiday in Thuringia.

Visit historic cities from a holiday home in Thuringia

Interesting cities to visit from your holiday home in Thuringia include Weimar, Erfurt, Eisenach, Jena and Gera. Weimar is a classic city that has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for a good reason. The sights in this city bring back to life the stories of a number of deceased, famous residents of Weimar. Among the people who lived here were Goethe, Nietzsche, Schiller, Liszt and Strauss, who are remembered in the Goethe-Museum, the Schillerhuis and the Liszt-Haus. Weimar also has a number of interesting buildings, such as the Bauhaus museum (art) and the royal summer palace Schloss Belvedère. Wartburg is also on the UNESCO list, this 900 year old castle towers over the city of Eisenach and with its historic halls and beautiful architecture, is an unmissable highlight of your holiday in Thuringia. The historic city of Erfurt, the capital of Thuringia, is known for its unique medieval city centre. You will find various sights here, such as the St. Marine Cathedral, the Augustinian Monastery, the half-timbered houses and the famous Krämerbrücke. With its beautiful appearance, this city is definitely worth a visit during your holiday in Thuringia.

Stay in a holiday home around the Thuringian Forest

For a holiday home in nature, you can't go wrong with Thuringia. Nature lovers will love this region full of beautiful mountains, forests, lakes and river valleys. From your holiday home, make trips to the Thuringian Forest, the Green Heart of Germany. This natural park offers you unspoilt nature, dense forests and impressive mountains. Two mountain ranges run through this area, the Thuringian Forest in the west and the Schiefergebirge (Slate Mountains) in the east. Enjoy this area by bike or on foot: numerous signposted cycling and walking routes lead past forests, mountain meadows and quiet villages. Walk, for example, on the Rennsteig, Germany's most famous hiking trail. This 168 km long route runs from Hörschel to Blankenstein. When you're ready for a day of relaxation, you can visit a number of popular spas in the Thuringia Forest. Or enjoy a day in the snow in one of the ski resorts in this area, and experience a varied holiday in Thuringia for young and old.

Thuringia also has a number of biosphere reserves (protected UNESCO areas), such as the low mountain range landscape of the Rhön, between Bavaria, Hesse and Thuringia, with volcanic cones, heathlands, and lakes. You can enjoy an unforgettable walk over these special landscapes during your holiday in Thuringia. The Vessertal biosphere reserve, with its forests, heaths and small rivers, is also worth a visit for nature lovers. Enjoy the varied landscape from a holiday home in Thuringia and unwind in this green region.

Being active from your holiday home in Thuringia

For active holidaymakers, there are many possibilities from a holiday home in Thuringia. Thousands of kilometres of signposted walking and cycling paths, water sports facilities, Nordic Walking and even a number of winter sports areas. There is also plenty to do for children on holiday in Thuringia. What about summer toboggan runs, animal parks, fairytale forests and the dwarf village? Discover one of the castle ruins or stalactite caves, or take a nostalgic ride on a steam train and experience a holiday full of action and adventure in Thuringia!

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Holiday in Thuringia - FAQs
How many Belvilla houses can I choose from in Thuringia?

There are 100+ Belvilla houses for your stay in Thuringia.

What are the most important places to visit in Thuringia?

Some of the most important places to visit in Thuringia are Weimar, Erfurt, Wartburg Castle, the Fairy Grottoes, Planetarium Jera, and the Canopy Walk.

Any activity that I must include during my stay in Thuringia?

Some of the must-do activities in Thuringia are :

  • Visiting castles and museums
  • Exploring historic towns
  • Going on a city tour
  • Enjoying at parks
What are the recommended dishes in Thuringia?

Some of the recommended dishes in Thuringia are Thuringer Klobe, Schnippelsuppe, Stolzer Heinrich, Zwiebelsuppe, and Thuringian Dumplings.

When is the ideal time for travelers to visit Thuringia?

The months from June to September are the best to visit Thuringia.

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