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Barrier-free travel

Thuringia barrier-free - holidays for everyone

Holiday time is the best time of the year. This is true for everyone, including people with special needs. Thuringia has a lot to offer for them: Cherry blossom time in the Japanese Garden in Bad Langensalza, the great little world of the model railway in Wiehe, the Garden of Fragrance and Touch in Fürstenhagen. All these attractions and lots more can be discovered and explored by everybody.

Erfurt

Erfurt

Thuringia's state capital is a member of the working team Barrier-Free Destinations in Germany for good reasons. People with special needs can spend a carefree holiday here. Erfurt offers a wealth of tourist attractions that you can reach, experience and enjoy with next-to-no problems.

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Duchess Anna Amalia Library

Duchess Anna Amalia Library

After being damaged by fire and elaborately reconstructed, the library with its famous Rococo Room was reopened in 2007. During reconstruction, barrier-free accessibility of the study centre and historic library was a special focus. With the help of guide maps and induction loops, people with impairments of the senses can experience this UNESCO World Heritage building and its extensive displays.

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Gotha Ducal Museum

Gotha Ducal Museum

The Gotha Ducal Museum houses the magnificent historical and art collections of the dukes of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. These include paintings by Dürer, Rubens or Cranach, sculptures by Houdon, Meissen porcelain, Egyptian antiquities, historicals fans and rare objects from Asia. The building is accessible for wheelchair users. Further aids are provided for visually or hearing impaired.

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Wartburg Castle in Eisenach

Wartburg Castle in Eisenach

The world-famous Wartburg Castle is more than 900 years old and closely connected with many outstanding events of German history. Since 1999 it has been on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Assistance is provided to visually and hearing impaired. Wheelchair users can explore part of the castle.

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Leuchtenburg Castle near Jena

Leuchtenburg Castle near Jena

Leuchtenburg Castle, also known as the 'Queen of the Saale Valley', is a fascinating combination of historical and modern. In the Porcelain World exhibition, visitors can go on a sensous journey through the history of the 'white gold', learn about the mythical and emotional side of it and enter a spectacular Skywalk of Wishes. The porcelain exhibition is accessible for wheelchair users.

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Hainich National Park

Hainich National Park

Experience untouched nature in Hainich National Park, which, although it is small, provides a wide programme for visitors with special needs. On hiking routes, in a carriage or high up in the treetops, you can marvel at a biodiversity of flora and fauna. Breathe in deeply when a cool breeze wafts the scents of the forest into your face!

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DKB Skiing Centre in Oberhof

DKB Skiing Centre in Oberhof

The DKB Skiing Centre offers ideal conditions for cross-country skiing and biathlon all year round. It is accessible for leisure sportsmen and women and a training center for competitive sports. The paralympic ski teams regularly train for their competitions in the hall.

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What do the pictographs mean?

What do the pictographs mean?

The pictographs used on our website aim to illustrate access information and provide visual orientation. Find out their meaning here and which criteria have to be met.

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