8 days in Thuringia Itinerary

8 days in Thuringia Itinerary

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Jena ©
Jena is a German university city and the second largest city in Thuringia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Schloss Belvedere and Schillers Wohnhaus. You'll explore and learn at Panorama Museum and Wittumspalais. Explore Jena's surroundings by going to Weimar (Stadtkirche St. Peter and Paul - Herderkirche, Goethe National Museum, &more) and Erfurt (Predigerkirche, Fischmarkt, &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Stadtschloss, admire the natural beauty at Goethes Gartenhaus, and see the interesting displays at Liszt Haus.

Plan my day in Jena using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

London, UK to Jena is an approximately 11-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Jena are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Eisenach.

Things to do in Jena

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Weimar, Erfurt, Panorama Museum
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Wittumspalais ©
Panorama Museum ©
Panorama Museum
Schloss Belvedere ©
Schloss Belvedere


Eisenach ©
Eisenach is a town in Thuringia, Germany with 42,000 inhabitants, located 50km west of Erfurt, 70km southeast of Kassel and 150km northeast of Frankfurt. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Wartburg Castle, steep yourself in history at Bachhaus, then examine the collection at Automobile Welt Eisenach, then contemplate the long history of Schmales Haus Eisenach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Georgenkirche. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Wilhelmsburg, then see the interesting displays at Herzogliches Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Friedenstein, and finally make a trip to Wasserkunst Gotha.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Eisenach trip builder tool.

Drive from Jena to Eisenach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Eisenach are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eisenach

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Gotha, Point Alpha, Schloss Wilhelmsburg
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Wartburg Castle ©
Wartburg Castle
Point Alpha ©
Point Alpha
Bachhaus ©