Welcome to Thuringia
Thuringia is a gurantee of very special hospitality as a tradional holiday area. Set right at the heart of Germany this state ha both - beautiful countryside and cities with a past as exciting as their present. Where else can you find such a wealth of culture in such a small area as here! There are mighty fortresses, castles, monasteries and churches in cities full of history, such as Erfurt, the state capital, Weimar, the city of literary classics and the Bauhaus, Eisenach, the home of the Wartburg Castle or Jena, the City of the sciences. What is more, there are many UNESCO World Heritage Sites to be found everywhere and visitors meet at every turn with famous personages, like Martin Luther of J. S. Bach, Goethe and Schiller, Liszt and Wagner, Gropius and Feininger. Thuringia's delightful countryside has been a paradise for both active and Relaxing Holidays for Generations and our renowned, true hospitality will guarantee you an unforgettable stay. You will be enthralled!
- Duchess Anna Amalia Library Weimar
Only the best are awarded the title “UNESCO World Heritage Site”. Thuringia has already received it four times. 2014 has been declared the Year of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Thuringia promises a mix of high culture and nature within a very small area.
– Discover Thuringia’s World Heritage treasures
2014 sees the 25th anniversary of the Peaceful Revolution in East Germany. Thuringia has borders with Lower Saxony, Hesse and Bavaria and offers a variety of different ways of focusing on this topic, with border museums, memorials, hiking and cycle routes but also special museums.
– 25th anniversary of the Peaceful Revolution
Thuringia is within easy reach from Great Britain with regular flights from London Gatwick to Erfurt on Thursdays and Mondays, operated by airline Germania. Why not take a short summer break to explore our fascinating region with towns like Erfurt and Weimar, numerous castles and palaces, beautiful nature and a renowned cuisine?
– Direct flights London - Erfurt