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Weimar is the undisputed “capital of German classicism”. The whole city evokes the memory of its past geniuses: in this city Cranach painted his last major work, Bach was chapel master, Liszt directed the opera, Nietzsche ended his days, and Goethe lived for more than twenty years. The town has retained a provincial charm which adds to its attraction, with narrow streets lined with colourful houses, the town hall square where a lively market takes place every day, and a castle surrounded by landscaped gardens.

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Tourist attractions Weimar : Things to see and do

  • Goethes Wohnhaus Recommended Recommended

    Frauenplan D - 99423 Weimar

    Goethe lived in this Frauenplan Baroque house for more than twenty years, from 1809 to his death in 1832. The interior is for the most part the way he left it. The living rooms, workroom and library are all open to the public. An annex has been turne..

  • Goethes Gartenhaus Recommended Recommended

    Beethovenplatz D - 99423 Weimar

    This residence was Goethe's favourite retreat. The great man lived here from 1776 to 1782. It was here that he drafted many manuscripts, including certain parts of Iphigenia.

  • Park an der Ilm Recommended Recommended

    Belvedere Allee D - 99423 Weimar

    Weimar is a city with plenty of parks and gardens. A green belt runs from Tiefurt to Belvedere, with, at its centre, the park laid out along the Ilm, just a stone's throw from the city centre. In designing this landscaped garden, Goethe's aim was not..

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Hotels Weimar

  • Hotel Liszt Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Lisztstraße 1 D - 99423 Weimar

    Prix Prices from : 50 €

    This quietly located 3-star hotel is only 5 minutes from Weimar's city centre and enjoys easy connections to the railway station, trade fair, airport and motorway. The Hotel Liszt offers functional but cosy rooms with en suite facilities, a lift a..

  • Hotel Anna Amalia

    Geleitstr. 8-12 D - 99423 Weimar

    This family-run hotel is in the centre of the historic town of Weimar, near the Weimar National Theatre and a short walk from all of Weimar's major attractions. Wi-Fi is free for guests. The 3-star-superior Hotel Anna Amalia offers cosy en suite acc..

  • Hotel Alt-Weimar

    Prellerstrasse 2 D - 99423 Weimar

    This traditional hotel, dating from the end of the 19th century, offers modern accommodation and great food in the heart of Weimar, a 10-minute walk from the nearest train station. The Hotel Alt-Weimar boasts the Art Nouveau lead glass windows and p..

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Restaurants Weimar

  • Anna Amalia Very comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Markt 19 D - 99423 Weimar

    The setting at Anna Amalie may be traditional, but the cuisine is definitely modern. Marcello Fabbri's excellent food, which reveals a pleasing Mediterranean influence, combines high quality ingredients that are perfectly matched and beautifully pres..

  • Gasthaus Zum weißen Schwan Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Frauentorstr. 23 D - 99423 Weimar

    Evidence proves that Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a regular customer at this historic inn. It has been lovingly restored and has a cosy, rustic ambience in which down-to-earth Thuringian food is served.

  • Alt Weimar Comfortable restaurant 

    Prellerstr. 2 D - 99423 Weimar

    With its original wood panelling and parquet floor, this 1909 restaurant, once popular among the Weimer art scene, still has a traditional character. Fresh international cuisine and finely laid tables. Bright, cheerful rooms in Bauhaus-style.

  • Anastasia Comfortable restaurant 

    Goetheplatz 2 D - 99423 Weimar

    Take a table in the elegant dining room in a side wing of the Russischer Hof, at a window if you so desire, and sample the good seasonal cuisine prepared by Andreas Scholz. Favourites include saddle and braised shank of salt-meadow lamb with thyme se..

  • Elephantenkeller Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Markt 19 D - 99423 Weimar

    No one can fail to be impressed by this history-steeped setting. It has a mighty cross-vaulted ceiling that once looked down on great German playwright Wolfgang Goethe. Thüringen specialities.

  • Gasthaus Scharfe Ecke Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Eisfeld 2 D - 99423 Weimar

    After you have visited this Weimar institution you will finally understand the term 'Klossmarie' (Dumpling Mary). The food here is very traditional and comes in huge portions - the homemade dumplings are a must!

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