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Thuringia cities

Pearls of Thüringen

Weimar, Erfurt, Eisenach and other beautiful cities

The Thuringian chain-of-towns long distance cycle path connects the seven most beautiful towns of Thuringia. At the same time you can cycle through high contrast forest, meadow and river landscapes. This route leads you from the city of Eisenach via Gotha to cathedral city Erfurt. Afterwards you continue to Weimar, University City Jena, Stadtroda and Gera until you reach Altenburg. But there are not only beautiful cities awaiting you on this tour – an awesome and diversified landscape is accompanying you too. You cycle along the foot of Thuringia forest (fortress Wartburg) and mountains Hörselberge, you follow the river Ilm bike path, river Saale bike path and river Elster bike path. Afterwards you continue through the idyllic valley Mühltal and the widespread area around Gera until you reach your aim of the tour – Altenburg!

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  • 5 Days / 4 Nights
  • Self-guided Tour
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Itinerary

You should come early to have enough time for sightseeing in the historic city of Eisenach. Famous persons like Johann Sebastian Bach or Martin Luther King have lived here. 

You follow the river Hörsel, afterwards you continue through the Thuringian basin. You reach Gotha in the early afternoon, so there is enough time for sightseeing.

In the morning you cycle to Wechmar which won an award for being the most beautiful village in Thuringia in 2003. This village is also well-known for its Bach museum. Afterwards you can admire castle Wachsenburg, castle Mühlburg and castle Gleichen on your way to Gera and Erfurt.

After today’s short stage you arrive in Weimar. Visit the palace, the museum, the theatre or the park. We are sure that you will not be bored today.

Tour character

The route is very well signposted and leads you along asphalted roads, bike paths, forest paths and trails. Every bike day has long flat routes as well as some hilly sections, only a few parts where you have to push the bike.

Prices and events

All data for 2021 at a glance
Place of arrival: Eisenach
  Season 1
04.04.2021 - 31.10.2021

daily
Pearls of Thüringen, 5 days, DE-THRTS-05X
Base price
439.00
Surcharge sgl room 120.00
Season 1
Apr 4, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021
daily
Pearls of Thüringen, 5 days, DE-THRTS-05X
Base price
Surcharge sgl room
439.00
120.00
Season 1
Apr 4, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021
Eisenach
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
Weimar
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
57.00
79.00
65.00
89.00
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Eisenach
  Season 1
Apr 4, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021

daily
Eisenach
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb 57.00
Extra night sgl/bb 79.00
Weimar
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb 65.00
Extra night sgl/bb 89.00
Filter
7-Gang Unisexrad
7-Gang Herrenrad
21-Gang Unisexrad
21-Gang Herrenrad
Elektrorad
60.00
60.00
60.00
60.00
140.00
Filter
Transfer
50.00

Services and extras

Services

Included:

  • Accommodation as allready mentioned
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Luggage transfer between the hotels
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English with route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers)
  • Service hotline

Optional extras:

  • Return transfer by minibus to Eisenach every Thursday, this costs EUR 40 per person incl. your bike, minimum number of participants is 2, to be paid in advance, reservation is necessary
Extras

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Eisenach train station
  • Erfurt airport
  • Car park at the hotel, to be paid at the time, no reservation possible/necessary
  • Good train connections from Weimar to Eisenach

Things to note:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
Hotels

Category: comfortable middle class hotels

Important notes

Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!

Ratings

4 of 5 Stars (1 Rating)
4 stars
Jürgen Köstlin DE | 01.06.2016
Alles wunderbar
Die Hotels in Weimar und Jena waren doch etwas weit vom Schuss weg. Insbesondere in Jena musste man mit der Straßenbahn 15 Minuten rein und raus fahren um vom Hotel zur Innenstadt zu kommen. Ansonsten war die Auswahl der Hotels aber sehr gut.

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