To get to know Leinefelde, you must come to the Eichsfeld region. It is located at the heart of Germany and Leinefelde, as the “Gate to the Eichsfeld”, lies between the heights of the Dün and Ohmgebirge hills. Leinefelde was mentioned in documents in 1227 and received a town charter in 1969. It is a good starting-point for short or long excursions to the surrounding area, whether by bus, train or car or on foot. In the vicinity of Leinefelde, there are picturesque monasteries, fortresses, other attractive beauty spots and secluded woods offering recreation and relaxation.