Exciting and exciting tips for all weathers, families, children, fun enthusiasts and action fans
MAXXIS families and gaming paradise
On the 2000 square meter indoor playground children can let off steam in a climbing house, several slides and trampolines, a bouncy castle and the Schwabbelberg. Billiards, Air Hockey, Electrocars and Trettaustos are also available to try out. The integrated bistro provides for the physical well-being of the big and small guests.
7.5 km – 12 minutes by car
Monday & Wednesday – Friday: 14.00-19.00
Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 7pm
Tuesday: closed (except during holidays)
MAXXIS Familien und Spieleparadies
Woodworking, the life of the woodcutter, woodcutters and sawmill workers is the focus of this museum. Likewise, the energy can be admired by a waterwheel. In the adjacent railway exhibition with locomotive, wagons, ticket printers and signaling technology, you get to the bottom of the railroad history. For the culinary well-being provides the experience inn.
20 km – 22 minutes by car
With different courses there is something for the whole family. 7 courses with different levels of difficulty, over 100 elements and between 1-22 meters difference in height guarantee fun for all.
Distance from Hotel LINDENHOF:
21 km – 21 minutes by car
open from 30th March 2019
Low season: from 10.00 clock – sunset
High season: 9.30am – 8.00pm
The covered castle, with several levels of play connected by bridges and tubes, with ship bow, dollhouse and picture labyrinth waiting to be discovered. The taller ones among the little ones can slip into roles such as baker, doctor and policeman in Spielstadt. In fine weather, the mud area with waterworks and gully provides a sandy and exciting pleasure.
24 km – 30 minutes by car
Tuesday – Friday: 14.00-18.00
99947 Bad Langensalza
At the candlelit café, families can make their candles the way they like them best. The self-drawn candles can, with a little patience, be taken on the same day.
Cast candles in the desired shape, layer by layer, can only be picked up the next day.
26 km – 34 minutes by car
April-September: Wednesday-Friday: 14.00-18.00, Saturday & Sunday: 11.00-19.00, Monday & Tuesday closed
October-March: every day 11.00-19.00
In the fun park you will find the summer toboggan run, the Wie-Flyer, the Rennsteig-Fox (high ropes course) and the adventure playground. The nearby bungee trampoline and the fairytale forest path complete the fun and guarantee a day full of fun and excitement.
26 km – 30 minutes by car
Start of operation for the summer season is not yet announced.
Betriebsstätte Sommerrodelbahn Inselsberg
Kleiner Inselsberg 3
98596 Brotterode- Trusetal
On 1100sqm 120 climbing routes with different levels of difficulty and 13m height are offered. For floor lovers, the 350sqm boulder area offers plenty of opportunities. For the little ones there is a separate children’s climbing wall.
30 km – 39 minutes by car
Nordwand Klettern GmbH
Mittelhäuser Straße 75
A colorful variety of reptiles, amphibians, insects and colorful fish can be admired in the Exotarium in Oberhof. On the 600qm live rattlesnakes, chicken eaters, turtles, Indian stick insect, giant tree frog, adder, tarantula, stickleback, tench, posthicket, rainbow fish, labyrinth fish and catfish. The highlight takes place on Wednesdays at 15.00 clock, with the feeding of the snakes instead.
32 km – 36 minutes by car
Monday to Sunday: 10 am to 6 pm (last admission 5.30 pm)
Crawinkler Straße 1
On an area of 18000sqm, 70 historic buildings have been built on a scale of 1:25. For example, the Zeiss Planetarium, the Wartburg and the Oberweißbach cable car can all be inspected in one day.
32 km – 33 minutes by car
open from 30th March 2019
The trampoline park in Thuringia. As a group, family or individual here you will find every trampoline and can try everything. Children under the age of 7 are only allowed to jump when accompanied by an adult. All jump enthusiasts must wear stopper socks, which can also be purchased locally.
33 km – 42 minutes by car
Closed on Mondays
Tuesday – Friday: 15.00-20.00
During the holidays, special opening hours apply.
An der Lache 11
On the 290m long driving pleasure promises the indoor kart track. After a safety briefing, it can already start. Whether you can reach the personal best, indicates the computer-controlled timing system.
36 km – 37 minutes by car
closed on Mondays
Wednesday & Thursday: 16.00-22.00
Sunday: 11-20 o’clock
An der Lache 43
Take a look behind the scenes at the Thuringian confectionery specialist and follow the hazelnut from the cultivation to the creation of the delicious nougat. In the glass confectionery factory, you will gain insights into the production, decoration and packaging and can then create your own nougat works.
38 km – 47 minutes by car
Monday – Sunday: 10.00-18.00
Events have changed opening hours
Viba Nougat- Welt
On a 400m high plateau lies the Wartburg and thus offers an excellent view over the mountain landscape of Thuringia. On a guided tour you can admire many elements, partly from the 14th and 15th centuries. Of course, during a tour, the Luther room, in which Luther translated the New Testament, may be missing. A special highlight is, in the warm season, the donkey ride on the fortress.
39 km – 39 minutes by car
November – March:
Monday – Sunday: 9.00-15.30 Guided tours, family tour (about 1 hour) 11.00-14.00 clock, visit the grounds until 17.00 clock
Monday-Sunday: 8.30-17.00 Guided tours, family tour (about 1 hour) 11.00-14.00, tour of the outdoor area until 20.00
Auf der Wartburg 1
Families with wave and fun pools, whirlpool loungers and a lazy river can find wet fun in the 8,000-square-foot swimming complex. The sauna area, with a variety of saunas and a steam bath provide relaxation. Billiards and bowling are also available. In between, the restaurant “Zur Quelle” provides for a refreshing snack.
42 km – 48 minutes by car
Monday – Friday: 10.00-22.00
Saturday-Sunday: 9:00 am to 10:00 pm
460 meters, with 8 curves and 11% gradient, the sledders have to overcome the track to the finish. With crash helmets and advice and action, the staff of the railway stand by the side. Afterwards, the children can let off steam in the children’s playground and strengthen their “toboggan home” for the next trip.
55 km – 44 minutes by car
open from May to September
Closed on Mondays
Tuesday-Thursday: 9.00-12.30 / 14.00-17.00
Friday: 9:00 to 12:30
Saturday & Sunday: 14.00-17.00
In the “magic hut” children of 8-13 years feel themselves as magicians. They solve puzzles, creative tasks, learn tricks and solve a magic test.
There are 10 small duels in the “Spielfieber” Here children between 6 and 17 years find patience games and skill exercises as well as creative and sportive activities.
In “Thüringer Gold”, the puzzle room for families parts of a secret message must be found and decoded to find the gold treasure.
57 km – 42 minutes by car
Dates on request
Abenteuersiedlung Weimar Gbr
Marcel- Paul- Straße 15
A large number of water attractions, such as waterfall mushroom, lazy river, wave pool, whirlpools, lap pool and numerous slides provide for the wet recreational fun. For younger visitors, the children’s play area, with paddling pool, baby trough, baby slide and play castle offers variety. For the small hunger in between, the restaurant area helps.
70 km – 1 hour by car
SAALEMAXX Freizeit- und Erlebnisbad Rudolstadt GmbH
Hugo-Trinckler- Straße 6
Over 3 floors and a total of 1200 square meters, the history of visual aids, the development of microscopy and the emergence of photography is vividly illustrated. There is an insight into the historic Zeiss workshops around 1860, to admire a hologram collection and the history of planetarium technology. In addition, many microscopes, telescopes and peep boxes can be tried out on the spot.
70 km – 1 hour by car
Tuesday – Friday: 10.00-16.30
Saturday & Sunday: 11.00-17.00
Deutsches Optisches Museum
Carl- Zeiss- Platz 12
On the 40000qm large area live mainly bears that came from bad postures. Through an observation hut you can observe bears and wolves living together peacefully with the bears. A bear trail deepens the knowledge of the giants and a children’s farm allows children to pet pets such as sheep, goats, rabbits, pigeons and chickens.
75 km – 1 hour and 20 minutes by car
Duderstädter Allee 49
37339 Leinefelde- Worbis
The mineral-containing dripping and spring water created a grotto landscape which, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, is one of the “most colorful sightseeing areas in the world”. A 60-minute guided tour takes you over 3 soles to the former mine. Another highlight is the light and sound show in the Märchendom. Children, without age restrictions, can enjoy the adventure world accompanied by an adult. Due to the nature of the road, prams can not be taken along. Sturdy shoes are indicated. In the nearby Feengrottenpark you can discover the Grottoneum and the Erlebnismuseum and maybe meet a real fairy.
81 km – 1 hour and 5 minutes
February – April 12 (fairy grottoes and Grottoneum): 11.00 – 15.30
13th April – 1st November (Fairy Grottos, Grottoneum and Fairy Worlds): 10.00 -17.0
2nd November – December (Fairy Grottoes and Grottoneum): 11.00 -15.30
Saalfelder Feengrotten und Tourismus GmbH
Physical and emotional well-being can be found in the 7 baths of the Toskana Therme. The brine thermal water has 35 ° C. Contributing to this are whirlpool, light waterfall, lazy river and Liquid Sound® temples. In the latter one can enjoy underwater music and colored light insults. Sun terrace, sunbeds, outdoor lawn and sundecks invite you to relax in sunny weather. The restaurant “Tuscany” and the cafeteria provide for the physical well-being.
87 km – 1 hour and 10 minutes
Friday & Saturday 10.00-23.00
at full moon until midnight
Toskana Therme Bad Sulza
99518 Bad Sulza
Glass has been produced in Lauscha since 1597. On the experience tour in the Farbglashütte you can follow the development from the glass production to the glass design. On the tour, glass is melted, shaped, pulled and poured. In the shopping world you can buy a small souvenir for your home.
90 km – 1 hour and 22 minutes by car
Straße des Friedens 46
The ride of the various trains can be admired on 12000qm. From Thuringia to the Harz, the Orient Express and routes in the USA were copied in miniature edition. But even the large model of the first Inter-City Express and a Transrapid are not only interesting for children. In the outdoor area, children can make a round on the 1000 m long outdoor track from April to October.
93 km – 1 hour and 15 minutes
Monday-Sunday: 10 am-6 pm (last admission: 5 pm)
Am Anger 19