Numerous activities, hundreds of interesting historic attractions and fabulous food are just a few of the reasons to choose Thuringia for your next holiday. A holiday rental home in Thuringia will put you close to many of the most popular attractions and activities. Each home is well appointed, so you will have everything that you need during your stay. As soon as you arrive, you will feel like you are in your home away from home.
Whether you holiday to Thuringia during the winter, spring or summer, you will find plenty of fun activities that are appropriate for the season. During the winter months, visitors to Thuringia have access to all manner of snow related sports such as skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, tobogganing and skating. In warmer weather, enjoy hiking, cycling, climbing and caving. Organised climbing excursions are available and there are climbs that are appropriate for a variety of skill levels. Group hiking excursions are also available or you can explore on your own. A number of caves located near Thuringia provide yet another opportunity for exploration. A number of plays featuring knights take place in the area as do medieval feasts that let you feel like you are part of the action.
As is the case in several locations in Germany, there are many castles in Thuringia. Wartburg Castle is one of the most well visited, but as you explore the mountains you will see hundreds of castles and ruins, including many that are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Friedenstein Castle, which is a gothic style structure, is an example of a castle that is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Be sure to visit the city of Weimar. Weimar is just a short distance from Thuringia and is home to dozens of important historical sites.
Visitors to Thuringia will find cold winters and mild summers. The average low temperatures during the winter months are between -2° and 2° C and the highs are between 3° and 7°. It warms up slightly in the spring when the average lows are 0° to 4° C and the highs are 8° to 13° C. During the summer, the average low temperatures are between 11° and 13° C and the highs are between 16° and 18° C. There is some of precipitation each month, most of which is snow during the winter.
The closest airport to Thuringia is Aetenburg Nobitz Airport (AOC), which is a short drive from Thuringia. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.