Excursion tips for big and small children and every season.

Exciting and thrilling tips for all weathers, families, children, fun enthusiasts and action fans.

 

MAXXIS Family and Play Paradise

In the 2000 square metre indoor playground, children can let off steam in a climbing house, several slides and trampolines, a bouncy castle and the buff mountain. Billiards, air hockey, electric cars and pedalos are also available to try out. The integrated bistro caters for the physical well-being of guests young and old.

Distance to Hotel DER LINDENHOF:
7.5 km – 12 minutes by car.

Opening hours:
Wednesday – Friday: 14.00 -19.00 hrs.
Saturday , Sunday & public holidays: 11.00 – 19.00 hrs
Monday & Tuesday: day off (except during holidays).

Address:
MAXXIS Family and Play Paradise
Pfauseeallee industrial estate
99869 Emleben

 

Lohmühlenmuseum

The museum focuses on wood processing and the life of the lumberjacks, woodcutters and sawmill workers. Energy generation via a water wheel can also be marvelled at. In the adjacent railway exhibition with locomotive, wagons, ticket printer and signalling technology, you can get to the bottom of railway history. Culinary delights are provided by the adventure inn.

Distance to Hotel DER LINDENHOF:
20 km – 22 minutes by car

Address of the hotel:
Lohmühlenmuseum
Lohmill 1-5
99887 Georgenthal

 

Tabarz Climbing Forest

With different courses, there is something for the whole family. 7 courses with different levels of difficulty, over 100 elements and between 1-22 metres height difference guarantee fun for everyone.

Distance from Hotel DER LINDENHOF:
21 km – 21 minutes by car

Opening hours:
Currently closed due to storm damage
Low season: from 10.00 am – sunset
High season: 9.30 a.m. – 8.00 p.m.

Address:
Tabarz Climbing Forest
At the data mountain
99891 Tabarz

Opening hours:
Wednesday – Friday: 14.00 -19.00 hrs.
Saturday , Sunday & public holidays: 11.00 – 19.00 hrs
Monday & Tuesday: day off (except during holidays).


Rumpelburg in Bad Langensalza

The covered castle, with several play levels connected by bridges and tubes, with a ship’s bow, doll’s house and picture maze are waiting to be discovered. The older children can take on different roles such as baker, doctor and policeman in the play city. When the weather is nice, the mud area with waterworks and water channel offers sandy and exciting fun.

Distance from Hotel DER LINDENHOF:
24 km – 30 minutes by car

Opening hours:
Tuesday – Friday: 14.00-18.00 hrs.
Saturday: 10.00-18.00
Sunday: 10.00-17.00

Address:
Rumpelburg” children’s adventure world
Sparrow alley 4
99947 Bad Langensalza

 

Candle café in Erfurt

At the candle café, families can make their candles the way they like them best. With a little patience, the home-made candles can be taken away on the same day.
Poured candles in the shape of your choice, layer by layer, can only be collected the next day.

Distance from Hotel DER LINDENHOF:
26 km – 34 minutes by car

Opening hours:
April-September: Wednesday-Friday: 14.00-18.00, Saturday & Sunday: 11.00-18.00, Monday & Tuesday closed.
October-March: daily 11.00-19.00 hrs.

Address:
Wiehe model railway
At the Anger 19
06571 Wiehe

Opening hours:
Monday-Saturday: 10.00-17.00 hrs.
Sunday: 11.00-17.00

 

Inselsberg Fun Park

The fun park features a summer toboggan run, Wie Flyer, Rennsteig Fox (high ropes course) and adventure playground. The nearby bungee trampoline and fairytale forest trail round off the fun and guarantee a day full of fun and excitement.

Distance from Hotel DER LINDENHOF:
26 km – 30 minutes by car

Opening hours:
Start of operation for the summer season has not yet been announced.

Address:
Inselsberg summer toboggan run operating site.
Small Inselsberg 3
98596 Brotterode- Trusetal

 

North Face Climbing Hall Erfurt

On 1100sqm, 120 climbing routes with different degrees of difficulty and 13m height are offered. For ground lovers, the 350sqm bouldering area offers plenty of opportunities. There is a separate children’s climbing wall for the little ones.

Distance from Hotel DER LINDENHOF:
30 km – 39 minutes by car

Opening hours:
Monday: 14.00-22.30
Tuesday-Sunday: 10.00-22.30 hrs

Address:
Nordwand Klettern GmbH
Mittelhäuser Street 75
99089 Erfurt

 

Exotarium

A colourful variety of reptiles, amphibians, insects and brightly coloured fish can be marvelled at in the exotarium in Oberhof. Rattlesnakes, chicken-eaters, armoured turtles, Indian stick insects, giant tree frogs, vipers, tarantulas, sticklebacks, tench, post horn snails, rainbow fish, labyrinth fish and catfish live in the 600 square metres. The highlight takes place on Wednesdays at 3 p.m., with the feeding of the snakes.

Distance from Hotel DER LINDENHOF:
32 km – 36 minutes by car

Opening hours:
Monday- Sunday: 10.00-18.00 (last admission 17.30).

Address:
Exotarium
Crawinkler Street 1
98559 Oberhof

 

Miniature park mini-a-thür

On an area of 18000 square metres, 70 historical buildings have been created on a scale of 1:25. For example, the Zeiss Planetarium, Wartburg Castle and the Oberweißbach mountain railway can be viewed in one day.

Distance from Hotel DER LINDENHOF:
32 km – 33 minutes by car

Opening hours:
open from 30 March 2019
Monday- Sunday: 10.00-18.00 hrs.

Address:
Miniature park “mini-a-thür”
Karolinenstraße 46
99842 Ruhla

 

MYJUMP Thuringia

The trampoline park in Thuringia. As a group, family or individually, you can find every trampoline here and try out everything. Children under the age of 7 are only allowed to jump if accompanied by an adult. All jumping enthusiasts must wear stopper socks, but these can also be purchased on site.

Distance from Hotel DER LINDENHOF:
33 km – 42 minutes by car

Opening hours:
Monday: closed
Tuesday – Friday: 15.00-20.00
Saturday: 10.00-22.00
Sunday: 10.00-20.00
Special opening hours apply during holidays.

Address:
MYJUMP Thuringia
An der Lache 11
99086 Erfurt

 

Karting Centre-Erfurt

The indoor kart track promises 290m of driving pleasure. After a safety briefing, you can get started. The computer-controlled timing system shows whether you can achieve your personal best time.

Distance from Hotel DER LINDENHOF:
36 km – 37 minutes by car

Opening hours:
Monday closed
Tuesday: 16.00-20.00
Wednesday & Thursday: 16.00-22.00 hrs
Friday: 16.00-0.00
Saturday: 11.00-0.00
Sunday: 11.00-20.00

Address:
Kart Centre Erfurt
At the Lache 43
99086 Erfurt

 

Viba Nougat World

Take a look behind the scenes at the Thuringian confectionery specialist and follow the hazelnut from cultivation to the creation of delicious nougat. In the glass confectionery factory, you will gain an insight into the production, decoration and packaging and can then create your own nougat creations.

Distance from Hotel DER LINDENHOF:
38 km – 47 minutes by car

Opening hours:
Monday – Sunday: 10.00-18.00 hrs.
Changed opening hours apply during events

Address:
Viba Nougat World
Nougat Alley 1
98574 Schmalkalden

 

The Wartburg

Wartburg Castle is situated on a 400m high plateau and thus offers an excellent view over the mountainous landscape of Thuringia. On a guided tour you can marvel at many elements, some of them from the 14th and 15th centuries. Of course, the Luther Room, where Luther translated the New Testament, must not be missed on a tour. A special highlight, in the warm season, is the donkey ride up to the fortress.

Distance from Hotel DER LINDENHOF:
39 km – 39 minutes by car

Opening hours:
November – March:
Monday – Sunday: 9.00-15.30 guided tours, family tour (approx. 1 hour) 11.00-14.00, tour of the grounds until 17.00
April-October:
Monday-Sunday: 8.30 a.m.-5.00 p.m. Guided tours, family tour (approx. 1 hour) 11.00 a.m.-1.00 p.m., outdoor visits until 8.00 p.m.

Address:
Wartburg
On the Wartburg 1
99817 Eisenach

 

Thüringentherme

In the 8,000 square metre pool area, families will find wet fun with wave and fun pools, whirl loungers and a current channel. The sauna area, with a wide variety of saunas and a steam bath, provides relaxation. Billiards and bowling are also available. The restaurant “Zur Quelle” provides refreshments in between.

Distance from Hotel DER LINDENHOF:
42 km – 48 minutes by car

Opening hours:
Monday – Friday: 10.00-22.00 hrs.
Saturday-Sunday: 9.00-22.00 hrs.

Address:
Thüringentherme
Lindenbühl 10
99974 Mühlhausen

 

Ilmenau luge run

460 metres, with 8 curves and an 11% gradient, the tobogganers on the track have to overcome to reach the finish. The track staff are on hand to help with helmets and advice. Afterwards, the children can let off steam in the children’s playground and fortify themselves for the next ride in the “Rodelklause” restaurant.

Distance from Hotel DER LINDENHOF:
55 km – 44 minutes by car

Opening hours:
open from May – September
Monday: closed
Tuesday- Thursday: 9.00-12.30 / 14.00-17.00
Friday: 9.00-12.30
Saturday & Sunday: 14.00-17.00 hrs

Address:
Ilmenau Sledge Run
Steinstrasse 61
98693 Ilmenau

 

Kids Escape

In the “Magic Hut”, children aged 8-13 feel like magicians themselves. They solve riddles, creative tasks, learn tricks and solve a magic test.
There are 10 little duels in the “Spielfieber” Here children between 6 and 17 years find patience games and skill exercises but also creative and sporting activities.
In the “Thuringian Gold”, the puzzle room for families, parts of a secret message have to be found and decoded to find the gold treasure.

Distance from Hotel DER LINDENHOF:
57 km – 42 minutes by car

Opening hours:
Dates on request

Address:
Abenteuersiedlung Weimar Gbr.
Marcel- Paul- Street 15
99427 Weimar

 

SAALEMAXX leisure and adventure pool

A large number of water attractions, such as waterfall mushroom, current channel, wave pool, whirlpools, sports pools and numerous slides provide wet leisure fun. The children’s play area with paddling pool, baby pool, baby slide and play castle offers variety for younger visitors. The catering area is the perfect place to get something to eat in between meals.

Distance from Hotel DER LINDENHOF
70 km – 1 hour by car

Opening hours:
Monday-Saturday: 10.00-22.00 hrs
Sunday: 10.00-20.00 h

Address:
SAALEMAXX leisure and adventure pool Rudolstadt GmbH
Hugo-Trinckler- Street 6
07407 Rudolstadt

 

Toskana Spa in Bad Sulza

You will find physical and mental well-being in the 7 bathing pools of the Toskana Therme. The brine thermal water is 35°C. The whirlpool, light waterfall, current channel and Liquid Sound® temple all contribute to this. In the latter, you can enjoy underwater music and coloured light effects. Sun terrace, sunbeds, outdoor sunbathing lawn and sun decks invite you to relax in sunny weather. The restaurant “Toskana” and the cafeteria provide for the physical well-being.

Distance to Hotel DER LINDENHOF:
87 km – 1 hour and 10 minutes

Opening hours:
Monday- Thursday: 10.00-22.00 hrs.
Friday & Saturday 10.00-23.00 hrs
at full moon until 24.00 hrs

Address:
Toskana Spa Bad Sulza
Wunderwaldstraße 2a
99518 Bad Sulza

 

Colour Glassworks Lauscha

Glass has been produced in Lauscha since 1597. On the experience tour in the Farbglashuette, you can follow the development from glass production to glass design. On the tour, glass is melted, shaped, drawn and cast. In the shopping world you can buy a small souvenir to take home.

Distance from Hotel DER LINDENHOF:
90 km – 1 hour and 22 minutes by car.

Opening hours:
Monday-Saturday: 10.00-17.00 hrs.
Sunday: 11.00-17.00

Address:
Farbglashuette Lauscha
Road of peace 46
98724 Lauscha

 

FMOWI- World Wiehe

The journey of the different trains can be marvelled at on 12000sqm. From Thuringia to the Harz Mountains, the Orient Express and routes in the USA have been reproduced in miniature. But the large-scale model of the first Inter City Express and a Transrapid are not only interesting for children. From April to October, children can take a turn on the 1000 m long outdoor track.

Distance from Hotel DER LINDENHOF:
93 km – 1 hour and 15 minutes

Opening hours:
Monday-Sunday: 10.00-18.00 (last admission: 17.00).

Address:
Wiehe model railway
At the Anger 19
06571 Wiehe

 


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