10 days in Thuringia Itinerary

10 days in Thuringia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Munich
Drive:  3 h 45 min
1
Saalfeld
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Weimar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Nordhausen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Jena
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
End: Munich

2
nights
Saalfeld

Saalfeld ©
Saalfeld is a town in Germany, capital of the Saalfeld-Rudolstadt district of Thuringia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): Head underground at Saalfelder Feengrotten, see the interesting displays at Schillerhaus Rudostadt, and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Und Park Kochberg. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Callenberg, thenexplore the historical opulence of Schloss Ehrenburg, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Evangelische Stadtkirche St. Moriz, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Schwarzburg.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Saalfeld driving holiday planning tool.

Munich to Saalfeld is an approximately 4-hour car ride. In February, daily temperatures in Saalfeld can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Weimar.

Things to do in Saalfeld

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Coburg, Burg Greifenstein, Schloss Schwarzburg, Schloss Und Park Kochberg, Schillerhaus Rudostadt
Highlights from your plan
Saalfelder Feengrotten ©
Saalfelder Feengrotten
Schloss Und Park Kochberg ©
Schloss Und Park Kochberg
Burg Greifenstein ©
Burg Greifenstein

2
nights
Weimar

Weimar ©
Weimar more than makes up for its relatively small size with a wealth of historical, cultural, and architectural attractions.
Explore hidden gems such as Schloss Belvedere and Wittumspalais. Schillers Wohnhaus and Museum Neues Weimar will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Weimar: Erfurt (Egapark Erfurt, Evangelisches Augustinerkloster, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Russian Orthodox Chapel, appreciate the history behind Goethe Schiller Denkmal, examine the collection at Liszt Haus, and stroll the grounds of Jakobskirchhof.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Weimar trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saalfeld to Weimar takes an hour. In February in Weimar, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nordhausen.

Things to do in Weimar

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Erfurt
Highlights from your plan
Stadtkirche St. Peter and Paul - Herderkirche ©
Schloss Belvedere ©
Schloss Belvedere
Wittumspalais ©
Wittumspalais

2
nights
Nordhausen

Nordhausen ©
Nordhausen is a city in Thuringia, Germany. On the 26th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Kloster Walkenried, take an in-depth tour of Opfermoor Vogtei, thenadmire the striking features of Rathaus Muhlhausen, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Divi-Blasii-Kirche, and finally take an in-depth tour of Bauernkriegsmuseum Kornmarktkirche. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dom Zum Heiligen Kreuz, thensee the interesting displays at IFA Museum, thenhead outdoors with Rabensteiner Stollen, and finally get engrossed in the history at Ostdeutsches Fahrzeug Museum.

For traveler tips and tourist information, use the Nordhausen trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Weimar to Nordhausen takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Jena.

Things to do in Nordhausen

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Muhlhausen, Ostdeutsches Fahrzeug Museum, Opfermoor Vogtei, Rabensteiner Stollen, Kloster Walkenried
Highlights from your plan
Kloster Walkenried ©
Kloster Walkenried
Opfermoor Vogtei ©
Opfermoor Vogtei
Rabensteiner Stollen ©
Rabensteiner Stollen

3
nights
Jena

Jena ©
Jena is a German university city and the second largest city in Thuringia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): do a tasting at Sektkellerei Rotkaeppchen, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Neuenburg, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Stadtkirche St. Wenzel, and finally learn about winemaking at Weingut Hey. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Stadtkirche Sankt Michael, examine the collection at Stadtmuseum Jena, thensee the sky in a new way at Zeiss-Planetarium, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Johannisfriedhof und Friedenskirche, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Grave of Ernst Abbe.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Jena travel route tool.

Getting from Nordhausen to Jena by car takes about 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Jena can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Jena

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Freyburg, Naumburg
Highlights from your plan
Zeiss-Planetarium ©
Zeiss-Planetarium
Stadtkirche St. Wenzel ©
Stadtkirche St. Wenzel
Schloss Neuenburg ©
Schloss Neuenburg