Discover the most beautiful places of Eldorado.
- 9 Days / 8 Nights
- Self-guided Tour
Arrival in Eisenach
An early arrival is worthwhile, because the Wartburgstadt Eisenach awaits you with its wonderful city center, museums, Wartburg, Lutherhaus and churches. All the sights tell of the interesting history, the personalities and legends of the city. Your quiet start to your cycling tour through the Thuringian Basin !
You begin your cycling trip through the Thuringian basin on the Werra Valley cycle path. You cycle through the wildly romantic gorge cut by the Werra, past the Treffurter Normannstein castle. Finally you will cycling on flat paths to Mulhouse - the city of gates and towers. Or you can cycle a shortcut directly to Mühlhausen.
Today you touch the geographic centre of Germany on the gate to nature park Hainich. Bad Langensalza is circumvented by an almost completely preserved fortification wall and historic old town. Continue on Unstrut cyclepath into the capital Erfurt with the medieval old town.
Cross the bridge Krämerbrücke which is unique in Europe, the longest bridge that is completely covered by buildings that are still lived in. Continue your tour through farmland, via Thuringian City Trail to Weimar. The great city of German cultural heritage is 1000 years old. Great names are connected with Weimar: Goethe, Schiller, Herder, Cranach, Bach, Liszt and many more.
Today you will make a detour into the wonderful Weimarer Land: you will leave Weimar in a northerly direction on the Ilm Cycle Path. Again and again you will have the opportunity to get off your bike and take a break in a shady park or a romantic castle dock: Tiefurt Castle - the country residence of Duchess Anna Amalia -, Kromsdorf Castle or the Wieland Estate in Oßmannstedt are just a few of the highlights of this tour. Plan a little more time in Apolda, the city of bells and art.
On the very well developed Ilmtal cycle path you glide through the Thuringian Forest and Stadtilm. Continue cycling to Arnstadt – the “doll’s town” enchanting and with a 1300 year long history
Adventure bike ride! This is the new Bach-Rad-Erlebnis-Route. It takes you to places and landscapes that have characterized childhood and youth as one of Germany's biggest music talents. The first activity center was Arnstadt, where the young Bach received his first position as an organist. Cycling on his (sound) tracks.
Today you cycle through Thuringian regin of fortresses! Of special interest is the ensemble of three fortresses “Drei Gleichen”. The legend had there once a globe lightning incinerated all three fortresses in one go. The bright flames were widely visible and left three mysterious ruins with scenic views across the Thuringian basin. Continue along the Thuringian City Trail to Esenach.
Departure or extension
Usually well-developed cycle paths, or little frequented side roads, with hilly sections. Only at the entrances and exits of the townships can traffic be expected to increase.
| Season 1 |
01.05.2023 - 01.10.2023
|Thuringian Basin Roundtrip, 9 days, DE-THREE-09X|
|Base price|| |
|Surcharge single room||240.00|
Category: 3***- and 4****-hotels and guest houses
| Season 1 |
May 1, 2023 - Oct 1, 2023
|Double room p. P.||68.00|
|Surcharge single room||31.00|
- Accommodation as already mentioned
- Luggage transfer
- Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English)
- 1 Thuringian sausage snack
- GPS-tracks available
- Service hotline
Arrival / Parking / Departure:
- Eisenach train station
- Erfurt or Weimar airport
- Closed car park at the office of the operator, this costs approx. EUR 5 per night, no reservation possible
- Public multi storage car park in Eisenach, this costs approx. EUR 9 per day, no reservation possible.