The Middle Ilm
Valley, a 150 km² conservation area, is the perfect spot to unwind. This is a
place where you can get away from the day-to-day grind, encounter rare plants,
and simply revel in nature's tranquillity - whether that be at the Hohenfelden
Reservoir campsite or on the banks of the river Ilm. There are well-signposted
and beautifully prepared cycling and hiking trails for active holidaymakers,
which stretch right across the Weimarer Land region, from Kranichfeld to Bad
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Apolda is the administrative centre of the Weimarer Land district.
Gentle hills and dense deciduous and conifer woodlands surround the town, which has made a name for itself as a centre of utmost medicinal expertise far beyond the boundaries of Germany...
The spa and wine-growing town of Bad Sulza enjoys a picturesque location on the banks of the river Ilm...
Blankenhain is situated in a basin on the Ilm-Saale plateau. You can visit Blankenhain Palace or enjoy a shopping experience at the Weimar Porcelain Manufactory.
The best-known historical landmarks in the ‘town of two castles' are the impressive Oberschloss (Upper Castle) and the romantic Niederburg Castle opposite, with its falcon centre...
Small but great: museums, palaces, parks and gardens - to discover Weimar's past means discover Germany's history and culture. There are many ways to do so.
MALOCA & AUERWORLD PALACE
The historical village of Auerstedt hosts a spectrum of international cultural events under the banner ‘Auerworld is Auerstedt', which are organised by the local support association...
One of the prettiest villages along the River Ilm is Eberstedt. There is a small but imposing church and...
BUCHFART CAVES AND MILL
The small village of Buchfart is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of the Middle Ilm Valley. Many walking trails cross here. Its cultural and historical attractions make it a popular destination for visitors...
HOHENFELDEN RESERVOIR LEISURE PARK
If you want to take your time soaking up the beautiful countryside in and around Weimar, then using the Hohenfelden reservoir as a base gives you a wide range of options...
NECKERODA: VILLAGE OF DYES
For centuries, the region now known as Thuringia constituted Germany's foremost dye-producing area...
Since 2005, the extensive grounds of Niederburg Castle in Kranichfeld have provided a unique venue for flying demonstrations...
"TIRICA" THEME PARK
This small animal park, right on the "Laura" cycle route, sets great store by direct visitor/animal contact...
ADVENTURE PATH "GIANTS, KNIGHTS & MYTHS" BAD BERKA
Bad Berka's Schlossberg provides the backdrop for a very special nature discovery trail. Eichold, the trail's mascot, spins imaginative tales of giants, knights and treasures galore.
WHISPERS IN THE GARDEN BAD BERKA
Thuringia's sensational sound and light experience: every year from May to September.
TREETOP ADVENTURE PARK HOHENFELDEN
The Hohenfelden Treetop Adventure Park has a unique experience in store, with thrills, spills, action and adventure...
RITTERGUT MÜNCHEN MANOR HOUSE AND PETTING ZOO
Rittergut München manor house is a popular destination for hikers, holidaymakers, families and cyclists.