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Holidays to Weimar

Weimar is not as cosmopolitan as Paris or New York; it is a small, restful town on the river Ilm. But it does have the aura of an international cultural centre, an appeal that attracted Goethe and Schiller and a great many other beaux esprits and intellectual giants

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Cranach and Bach, Liszt and Strauss, Nietzsche and Feininger are among the many who have strolled down Weimar’s attractive streets and across its fine squares and spacious parks. Weimar’s classical attractions and Bauhaus Sites are mentioned in the UNESCO World heritage list. More than 3.5 million visitors come to Weimar every year to spend time in this charming town with its many cafés, welcoming bars and chic restaurants. And many of them enjoy the slower pace of life they find here.

What to do

  • UNESCO World Heritage sites:
    • Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek – historical library
    • Goethe’s & Schiller’s Home
    • Park on the River Ilm
    • Palace and Park Belvedere
    • Residential Palace with Palace Museum
    • Bauhaus University and former school of arts and crafts
  • Buchenwald memorial
  • Weimar Onion Market  (every 2nd weekend in October)
  • Traditional Christmas Market


Arrival Airport: Leipzig  |  Transfer Time from airport: 1 hour 45 mins (rail) / 1 hour 10 mins (driving)  |  800 km from Calais

(Information is approximate and subject to change / rail transfers are not always direct and may involve changing trains).

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