03 Apr Individual Multi-Day Trip: Thuringia & Saxony (7 days)
See the most beautiful cities of the two federal states Thuringia and Saxony: Erfurt – Eisenach – Weimar – Jena – Meissen – Dresden, incl. a visit of the Wartburg and an excursion to Saxon Switzerland
This is a journey with moving history and sensational highlights off the beaten track! Weimar, former home to Goethe and Schiller and famous for the Duchess Anna Amalia Library, is well worth a visit.
Continue on to Erfurt and explore the old cathedral. In Eisenach, a guided tour will give you an insight into medieval architecture. You will continue to Wartburg, where Luther translated the holy Bible during his stay in this castle, and delve into Jena’s history during a guided tour of this city of science. In Meißen, the birthplace of European porcelain, see the famous Cathedral and the 15th-century Albrechtsburg, which was the first German castle constructed for residential purposes.
Another highlight will be the city of Dresden with its numerous historical buildings including the reconstructed Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady), the Semper Opera House, the ‘Balcony of Europe’ and the famous Zwinger Palace. Round off your trip with a visit to the region known as Saxon Switzerland with its extraordinary sandstone landscapes. This tour includes car rental and accommodation.
Departure point: Weimar, Germany
Price: from €650 per Person
Tour provided by reisebuero-wuest.de.