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Visit and explore Thuringia
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The Wartburg Region does not include Eisenach with the famous Wartburg where Martin Luther translated the new testament into German. The explanation is that these regions were not created for tourism but for administration.
Similar to Ontario Thuringia has also tourist regions but also no helpful maps and even the official tourist site does not follow any tourist regions. They use a completely different concept. I believe when you travel you want to know what is offered in the area where you are. For special interests, we have created a searchable data base which allows you to search for cities, certain attractions etc. However, without having business paying for that service there will be some gaps. But this applies even to government funded sites.
We show you some impressions of Eisenach here. We have visited this city several times and we still find new things to see or to do. Poor weather is not a reason to stay in your hotel to watch German TV. Get out - Thuringia is really exciting all year long, except on Mondays when certain places are closed.
Browse through our travel guide and don't get frustrated about a few dead links. As soon as we have the money for another trip we will do some updating.
Please visit also the web site about my visit to the Wartburg. I had joined a guided tour in German, but they were also offered in the English language.
An USA company even offers reformation tours which follow Martin Luther's foot steps.
Naturally, our first task was to visit Eisenach and the Wartburg - so we give you a glimpse here in this page.

Sightseeing Thuringia, Germany, tourism, Eisenach
The pedestrian zone of Eisenach in January

Sightseeing Thuringia, Germany, tourism, Eisenach
The Wartburg in Eisenach

Sightseeing Thuringia, Germany, tourism, Eisenach
Visiting the Wartburg

Sightseeing Thuringia, Germany, tourism, Eisenach
View from the Wartburg

Sightseeing Thuringia, Germany, tourism, Eisenach
"Martin Luther" speaks in an old fashioned German

Whenever we travel, we want to combine sightseeing, fun, good food, relaxation, meeting people etc. We try to be open minded and do not expect that everything is the same as at home.
We talk to the locals, listen to their advise. We discuss things with them and very often we even get invited. This was so in Germany, in Newfoundland-Labrador and in Ontario.
We booked tickets for a fun event in Eisenach already in Canada. It was called the "Lutherschmaus", a medieval feast as it was celebrated at Martin Luther's time.
Martin Luther is not only well known as a reformer, he also loved certain worldly things and his language would not be accepted today unless in certain movies.
It was really and unforgettable evening. Please be prepared to gain many calories and skip lunch. Our special web site gives you a little bit of an impression. We recommend that you book a room in the hotel or in a place not too far away.

Sightseeing Thuringia, Germany, tourism, Eisenach
Don't miss to visit the "Bachhaus"

Fun and health we experienced in Bad Salzungen. We got two complimentary tickets for the "Keltenbad" (Celtic Bath). and we loved it immediately. All pools and the sauna are on one level.
We came back a few times and we discovered with every visit some thing new, like a great restaurant.
We were also invited to special events, such as a half marathon which ended here. The "Pummpälz" hiking path was another attraction which was shown to us.
Just visit our respective web sites to see what we experienced.

Sightseeing Thuringia, Germany, tourism, Bad Salzungen
The "Keltenbad" (Celtic Bath) in Bad Salzungen

Sightseeing Thuringia, Germany, tourism, Bad Salzungen
The main pool

Sightseeing Thuringia, Germany, tourism, Bad Salzungen
A swimming lesson for the little ones

Sightseeing Thuringia, Germany, tourism, Bad Salzungen
Kids and seniors were participating at the half marathon

Sightseeing Thuringia, Germany, tourism, Bad Salzungen
The "Pummpälz" hiking trail - please visit our respective web site!

Some impressions from the Weimar Region


Elizabeth and I visited also together the "Pummpälzweg" a newly created hiking path. See or specific web site for more information.
Many fairy tales which Walt Disney had missed to discover can be read on different stations.
I became aware of this attraction when I had an excellent lunch in a restaurant called "Zur Scheuer".
I wanted that Elizabeth to meet the nice and very knowledgeable owner.
Unfortunately, he missed a business and Elizabeth to meet a very interesting man. The place was closed because the owner needed also vacations.
For that reason we had an excellent dinner somewhere else.

Elizabeth posing in front of the restaurant

Bad Liebenstein - the "Altenstein Castle"

Bad Liebenstein - the "Altenstein Castle"

Pretty villages

Thuringia, wining and dining - a guide


Werbung in unserem englischen Internet-Reiseführer für Thüringen


Memorial Place Point Alpha


Visit the Marine Aquarium in Zella-Mehlis, Thuringia, Germany

The "Heinrichser Maifest " in Suhl, Thuringia, an event



Unstrut-Hainich Region, impressions


The Toy Museum in Sonneberg, Thuringia


Wartburgkreis impressions


Impressions of Suhl


The Bertholdsburg in Schleusingen host an interesting museum, Thuringia


Thuringia, hiking the Pummpälzweg


Kranichfeld, Thuringia, Weimar Region


Visit the "Tree Top Path" in the Hainich Nationalpark, Thuringia


Thuringia, health spas,tourism, travel guide


Eisenach impressions, Impressionen


Impression of the Schmalkalden-Meiningen Region Thuringia


Erfurt Thuringia (Thüringen) some impressions


Ringberg Hotel in Suhl


Impressions of the Kyffhäuser Region


Impressions of the Gotha Region, Thuringia


Impressions of the Ilmkreis (Ilm Region), Thuringia


Visit the Fairy Caves, Saalfeld, Thuringia


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Tabbs spa in Tabarz
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Thüringentherme, Mühlhausen, Thuringia, spa, indoor, outdoor pools, sauna and more
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Memorial Place Point Alpha, a hot spot during the Cold War