Pure wellness in the Thuringian Forest

Oktober 31, 2009 by  
Filed under thuringia travel


With air-climatic advantages, scenic locations, vitality training concepts and healthy lifestyle positioning, the renewed Thuringian spas surprise their guests in this years winter wellness season.

Above all stands Bad Liebenstein, the oldest spa in Thuringia with 4ooo inhabitants, a spa town with no commercial and industrial features. Here, the hosts will welcome you with their  holistic attitude of man. It consists of the columns more life energy and good health in the Health-Activity Center, traditional healing – and maintaining rituals supplemented with caring packages and special massage, a sauna world with ice – and experience showers and a salt grotto, a physiotherapy center with a cold — and heat therapy and electrotherapy, a tradional healthy kitchen with nutritional advice and practical courses offered, and last but not least with the carbonated mineral spring.
Top Tip for your stay: The Spa Hotel Kaiserhof

Another way goes Friedrichroda, especially the part Finsterbergen. Here, everything is set up for an unusual success – and spa treatment – The Healthy Climate treatment. Low heat stress, increased gentle cold stimuli and a largely clear air with fresh air cures and Helio therapies will stimulate metabolism and blood flow and allow carefree breathing. After hiking, you can also visit the Ramada Hotel with his 16oo square meters of wellness areals, join the massage area with natural therapy, beauty farm and fitness programs for new energy.
Top Tip for accomodation and spa: Ramada Hotel

A third bid for your perfect gateaway is presented in the lovely Thuringian Forest town of Tabarz. The most famous German „Höhenwanderweg“, called Rennsteig, is located practically on the doorstep and the Inselberg with its 916 meters is nearby this small community. Here, all the Kneipp fans will come into their own. Two Kneipp locations with sevaral basins and footbaths are available. In addition, you shouldn`t miss the famous water park TABBS, with its warm 14oo square meters of water (3o degrees spa pool, spa house in the saltwater pool, sauna), where you can dive for the perfect relaxing.  However, even the  famous „Struwwelpeter“ author and neurologist Henry Hoffmannn has made it for vacation to Tabarz with his family each year – because of his faible for good air. A fairy tale meadow in Laucha  today recalls of these times.
Hotel Top Tip: Akzent-Hotel „Zur Post“

Spa and health tourism in Thuringia

Juli 20, 2009 by  
Filed under Health, Nature


Relaxing, recreation, loafing and above all no stress? This is what most people want their holidays to be. Wellness, beauty and fitness are the magic words.  And Thuringia is well positioned for your spa vacation.

Thuringia has 17  health resorts – from the climatic health resorts in the Thuringian Forest to the fashionable spa`s in its bigger cities, 40 percent of Eastern Germany`s spas are placed  in the Free State of Thuringia. Pay special attention to its large number of excellent natural remedies such as salt and sulfur springs, peat, minerals, and of course the good climate.

Thuringia is equipped with modern rehabilitation clinics,  baths, wellness services, parks, hiking and biking trails, Concerts and many more. The Thuringian spas and health resorts have been entirely set up for recreation and relaxation-seekers. In addition to the classic spa and treatment methods,  a variety of wellness services are provided . Check out these links to find your perfect recreation place in Thuringia:

Thuringia Tourism recorded significant increases

Juni 30, 2009 by  
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Beautiful mountain meadows in the Thuringian Forest - Thuringias hot spot these days
Beautiful meadows in the Thuringian Forest – Thuringias hot spot these days

The Thuringian accommodation establishments have recorded significant increases in April. As the National Statistical Office announced on Tuesday, the number of overnight stays increased – comparing to last year`s April – by 10.6 percent to 707 000. Also, the number of visitors increased. Here, the statisticians calculated a rise of 5.1 percent to 254 000.

The exceptionally good results in the travel sector of the Thuringian Forest can be considered as a crucial reason for this positive development. Here, the number of visitors increased by 11.7 percent and the number of overnight stays by 17.5 percent.

Overall, the accommodation establishments in Thuringia can look back on  a successful winter season (November to April). Both arrivals and overnight stays increased in comparison with the corresponding prior-year period by 2.1 percent to 1.3 million and 3.6 million.

Easter in the snow

März 27, 2008 by  
Filed under Events, Travel

The Rennsteig municipalities are happy that the winter yet taken hold.
Tourists and locals look like the snow kings: Since one week the Rennsteig region presents itself in a magnificent white dress. Not the Christ child, but the Easter Bunny brought, albeit belated, winter sports fun in the western Thuringian Forest.


Meanwhile, South Thuringia supplies an approximately 400 km long network of trails and rambling routes. „People wanted their Easter not just for skiing and running. But hardly anybody is really upset about that. This year, no one is fed up with the snow. There wasn`t so far that much“ said Renate Stengel from the Tourist Office Floh-Seligenthal. Even the Brotteroder are pleased with the additional Easter surprise. „People take their chances on our special sport offers. Usually you can`t do such things around this season, „said Dagmar Köllner, the managing director of the Inselberg tourism Inc.