"The area is wonderful, wonderful", wrote Johann Wolfgang von Goethe from Ilmenau in Thuringia.
Years later he said to his secretary Eckermann: "Where else can you find so much good in such a narrow spot?"
As the most visited holiday area in Thuringia, the Thuringian Forest still invites numerous hikers, Nordic walkers, cyclists, nature lovers and bikers to linger. Enjoy fascinating panoramic views, densely wooded heights, idyllic valleys, gently rolling mountain ranges and lovely villages. Hike on the 169.3 km long Rennsteig, Germany's most famous hiking trail, or on one of the countless side routes.
With the help of our maps you can click on the most beautiful holiday regions in the Thuringian Forest and you will then receive further information, tips on excursion destinations and sights and recommended accommodations in all categories and price ranges, according to your personal ideas.