9 days in Thuringia Itinerary

9 days in Thuringia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Jena
— 3 nights
2
Bad Frankenhausen
— 2 nights
3
Eisenach
— 3 nights

3
nights
Jena

Jena ©
Jena is a German university city and the second largest city in Thuringia. Venture out of the city with trips to Weimar (Buchenwald Memorial, Schillers Wohnhaus, &more) and Erfurt (Historische Altstadt, Kramerbrucke Erfurt, &more). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Goethes Gartenhaus, examine the collection at Duchess Anna Amalia Library, and stroll the grounds of Historischer Friedhof.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Jena online trip itinerary builder.

Erfurt to Jena is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, daytime highs in Jena are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bad Frankenhausen.

Things to do in Jena

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Weimar, Erfurt
Highlights from your plan
Goethe National Museum ©
Goethe National Museum
Erfurt Cathedral ©
Erfurt Cathedral
Schillers Wohnhaus ©
Schillers Wohnhaus

2
nights
Bad Frankenhausen

Bad Frankenhausen ©
Bad Frankenhausen is a spa town in the German state of Thuringia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): examine the collection at IFA Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Sondershausen SchlossMuseum (Sondershausen Palace), thenhead outdoors with Barbarossahohle, and finally admire the masterpieces at Panorama Museum. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Rabensteiner Stollen, sample the fine beverages at Nordhauser Traditionsbrennerei, and then don't miss a visit to KZ-Gedenkstatte Mittelbau Dora.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bad Frankenhausen trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Jena to Bad Frankenhausen takes 1.5 hours. February in Bad Frankenhausen sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Eisenach.

Things to do in Bad Frankenhausen

Museums Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Nordhausen, Rabensteiner Stollen, Barbarossahohle, Sondershausen SchlossMuseum (Sondershausen Palace)
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Museum ©
Panorama Museum
Barbarossahohle ©
Barbarossahohle
Rabensteiner Stollen ©
Rabensteiner Stollen

3
nights
Eisenach

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eisenach: Historische Altstadt (in Bad Langensalza), Muhlhausen (Rathaus Muhlhausen & Stadtmauer) and Erlebnis Bergwerk (in Merkers). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Wartburg Castle, learn about all things military at Point Alpha, steep yourself in history at Schmales Haus Eisenach, and explore the stunning scenery at Drachenschlucht / Landgrafenschlucht.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Eisenach trip planning app.

You can drive from Bad Frankenhausen to Eisenach in 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Eisenach

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Muhlhausen, Historische Altstadt, Erlebnis Bergwerk, Besucherbergwerk Huhn, Point Alpha
Highlights from your plan
Wartburg Castle ©
Wartburg Castle
Bachhaus ©
Bachhaus
Schmales Haus Eisenach ©
Schmales Haus Eisenach