Thuringia Vacations

Thuringia attracts tourist from all over the world majorly due to Thuringian forest, that stretches from the Werra River in the west to the Saale River in the southeast. A tourist have the chance discover this enchanting region by bike, by foot or even on horseback. This region is special mainly as it endorse many tourist routes that are worth exploring.

Thuringia is one of the smaller Federal States of Germany. Come and explore the beauty of the enchanting land! Come and relax in natural surroundings, travel to mountains and castles, enjoy the a medicinal spa treatment , as well as experience historical towns with their multitude of cultural offers - that is exactly what connects the visitor to Thuringia. Their expectations will be fulfilled just as completely in the Thuringian Forest as in the town of Eisenach or Erfurt or in one of the many spa resorts

Thuringia endorse a unique history. Interestingly, during the 17th century it was divided into more than 20 states and until 1919 it consisted of seven earldoms and one prussian municipality. This explains the variety of small cities and villages and the amount of 193 castles within a relatively small area of little more than 16.000 sq km. Most of the less than 2.5 million inhabitants live in villages with less than 2000 inhabitants. The most famous castle in the region is off course the "Wart burg" near Eisenach , where Walther von der Vogelweide, Wolfram von Eschenbach, Saint Elisabeth of Thuringia and Martin Luther once lived.

Few cities that has gained important place in Germany tourism are Goethe and Schiller as they are rich in German literature and culture. Other tourist destinations that are worth exploring are Naumburg and its enchanting cathedral or Erfurt, the biggest city of Thuringia.

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