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Map of the Weimar Region (Weimarer Land):

map Weimar region

After having spent lots of time at the concentration camp Buchenwald I was too exhausted to explore Weimar in detail. I can hopefully do this sometimes together with Elizabeth. We recently got even an invitation from the Thuringia International School in Weimar. Thanks!
Weimar is a relatively small town with a population of only about 65 000. It is famous for its cultural heritage and for the so called "Weimar Classicism".

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Weimar

I prepared a small web site of my visit to the concentration camp. But please use the official site for sound information. I cannot do this. I only can write what I was feeling.

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Buchenwald

I wanted to stay in the country side. Preferable in a B & B or "Pension" how this places are called in Thuringia.
I was exhausted by the heat and the fact that the car I used was an old Audi without air condition and a sunroof which you could not be opened any longer. But I got it for free from my son and it was still very fast.
This time I asked at the local tourist office and they were very helpful and I got me a nice place. I had to consult the first few time the map which they gave me to find the place and my way back to downtown.

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The B & B where I stayed in Kranichfeld

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An interesting drive

The lower apartment was mine and it had all the comfort I needed. Breakfast was served in my room and it was a real "Continental Breakfast" with good coffee, cold cuts, cheese, yoghurt, different kind of bread, fresh sweet butter and jam.
The first evening my hosts shared a bottle of ice cold "Rotkäppchensekt" with me on the patio. The "Rotkäppchensekt" (Red Riding Hood sparkling wine) was very famous before the unification of Germany and it is still very popular. I ordered very often for dinner as mall bottle. Read the success story of this company which is located in Thuringia on Internet. The took even over the brand name "Mumm" from the Canadian Seagram-Group.
After loving it I think they should export it to Canada.
Kranichfeld has two castles. I visited the upper one. Please use my web site for more information. Especially when you want to visit the castle with children.
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The "Upper Castle" in Kranichfeld

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I had a delicious authentic Thuringian lunch in this local place

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"Upper Castle" in Kranichfeld

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The "Upper Castle" in Kranichfeld

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The ruins of the "Upper Castle" in Kranichfeld

I loved the place were I stayed and used it for smaller trips. The surroundings were beautiful and the weather cooperated.
Bad Berka was only one of the many places I visited.
After I had received an invitation from the Avenidatherme - a health spa - in this area. I went there. I liked it so much that I came back with my son on a later date.

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Happy cows

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Bad Berka

Naturally I prepared a free web site as a thank you for the invitation. Thuringia has many of these spas and some of them cannot create a big profit. But they are a great attraction for tourists which are mostly people in their middle age or older.
It is really relaxing in those spas. The children have their own supervised pools and behave very well.
Explore the in and outdoor pools, swim or wade through all the channels, there are mountains and volcanos. Jets pumps provide massages or challenge you when you try to swim against the current which they produce.
Most spas offer different kinds of massages and treatments to make you look better. Once we got such a treatment in Masserberg.

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The Avenida Therme

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The Avenida Therme

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A real "wet bar" in the Avenida Therme

Werbung in unserem englischen Internet-Reiseführer für Thüringen


Watch the slideshow: Memorial Place Point Alpha, eine Gedenkstätte an die Teilung Deutschlands


Watch the video: Schmalkalden-Meiningen Region Thuringia


Kranichfeld, Thuringia, Weimar Region


Thuringia, wining and dining - a guide


Watch the slide show "Heinrichser Maifest in Suhl, Thuringia, Thüringen "

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Watch the video: Unstrut-Hainich Region, impressions, Impressionen


Ringberg Hotel in Suhl


Watch the video "Thuringia, hiking the Pummpälzweg"


The Toy Museum in Sonneberg, Thuringia


Watch the video: Thuringia Health Spas - tourism, Badelandschaften in Thüringen


Watch the video: Visit the "Tree Top Path" in the Hainich Nationalpark, Thuringia


Watch the slideshow: Visit the Marine Aquarium in Zella-Mehlis, Thuringia, Germany Ein früherer Besuch des Aquariums.


Watch the video "Impressions of the Kyffhäuser Region. Kyffhäuserkreis Impressionen"


Watch the slideshow: Wartburgkreis impressions Impressionen


Watch the slideshow: Memorial Place Point Alpha, eine Gedenkstätte an die Teilung Deutschlands


Watch the video: Feengrotten, Fairy Caves, Saalfeld, Thuringia, Thüringen


Watch the video: Impressions of the Ilmkreis Ilm Region), Thuringia, Thüringen


Erfurt Thuringia (Thüringen) some impressions- einige Impressionen


Watch the video: "Some impressions from the Weimar Region. Einige Impressionen vom Weimar Kreis"


The Bertholdsburg in Schleusingen host an interesting museum, Thuringia


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Lieber unangenehm auffallen als gar nicht!
where to eat in Thuringia
a guide to Thuringian food
shopping tips for Thuringia
Schwarzer Crux, mining museum, iron ore, restaurant, accommodation
Erlebnispark Meeres-Aquarium, sea aquarium, Zella-Mehlis, Thuringia
vehicle museum in Suhl, Thuringia
Heinrichser Maifest a medieval event in Suhl
Father's day celebration in Thuringia
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spa in Suhl
Medieval feast in Eisenach
A great spa,  Avenida Therne in Thuringia
Pummpaelz, hiking trail, Thuringia
half marathon, an event in Bad Salzungen, Thuringia
coffee shop, restaurant, Celtic spa, Keltenbad, Bad Salzungen
Trout farm, Forellenzucht, Trostadt, Thuringia
cookie, springerle, molds, on-line sales
please browse through our store. We will add some specials
More peaceful sections will be added!
Webseitenerstellung in Englisch und Deutach, Videos
web design in English and German
Arnstadt, sightseeing tour by Casey Mundy
Visit Bavaria
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Teccem, specialty lubricants, fluorinated oils, greases and much more
Sue and Frank Engels hiking the Rennsteig
Ken Hamilton, the Springerle baker
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Wartburg, Eisenach, Thuringia, Martin Luther
German toy museum, Sonneberg, Thuringia
weapon museum in Suhl, Thuringia
Bertholdsburg, museum, minerals, prehistoric, prehistoric, printing, paper mills, Henneberg
Ringberg Hotel, hotel, resort, accommodation, Suhl, indoor pool, sauna
fairy caves, Saalfeld, Thuringia, Germany, Saalfelder Feengrotten
a beautiful spa in Masserberg, Thuringia
Keltenbad, Celtic bath, spa, Bad Salzungen
Panorama Museum, cyclorama, peasant's war
don't miss to participate in a guided tour through this cave in Thuringia
Adventure through the Erlebnisbergwerk a former potash mine
Tobiashammer, technical museum in Ohrdruf
Kyffhaeuser monument
Buchenwald, concentration camp, memorial
Kranichfeld, Oberschloss, fairy tale castle
b & b, Monika Morche, Kranichfeld, Thuringia
Toyota Prius Van, experience, driving, Video,  enjoyable, fuel consumption, rating, what to know
Augustinerkloster, Erfurt, Thuringia, Protestant Augustinian Priory
Museum für Thüringer Volkskunde, heritage, museum, Erfurt, Thuringia
Tabbs spa in Tabarz
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treetop path in the national park Hainich
Thüringentherme, Mühlhausen, Thuringia, spa, indoor, outdoor pools, sauna and more
Memorial Place Point Alpha, a hot spot during the Cold War
We enjoyed the home cooking in this little restaurant. I hope we can come back!
Amtshaus, town mueum, Ilmenau, Thuringia, Goethe
Bachhaus in Eisenach, Thuringia
Bertholdsburg, museum, minerals, prehistoric, prehistoric, printing, paper mills, Henneberg
Veste Heldburg, castle, Thuringia
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An exiting web site about the last battle of Napoleon, many videos