Hotel Elephant in Weimar is a real classic. Celebrities have been staying here for more than 300 years. Past guests included Richard Wagner, Leo Tolstoy and Hans Christian Andersen. Lots of history under one roof.
Be it Wartburg or Weimar, Goethe or Gropius — the legacy of famous Germans leads to Thuringia. In 2019, the Bauhaus will be the main focus. The school revolutionized architecture 100 years ago.
What is an Erfurt "Puffbohne" bean? Who did the poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe marry in Weimar? And what is the name of Germany's oldest high-altitude hiking trail? Test your knowledge of Thuringia now.
The Hungarian-German composer's unfinished opera Sardanapalo has been in the archive for more than a century - untouched and almost forgotten. This weekend, it will be brought to life in Weimar.
42 World Heritage Sites in Germany invite you to guided tours and events on UNESCO World Heritage Day on 3 June. Soon there could be two new UNESCO sites.
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