Outdoor nature and adventure in Germany
  • Hainich National Park - Germany’s 13th National Park

    Tourist-Information, Bei der Marktkirche 9, 99947 Bad Langensalza

    How to Get There?

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      You start in Mühlhausen/ Thüringen and take the Regional-Express (RE) directly to Bad Langensalza. From there use the busses 27a or 726 to the National Park.

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      You start in Mühlenhausen/Thüringen and take the B247 (national highway). Then turn right to the L1031 Mühlenhauser Landstraße (ordinary highway). From there follow the signs.

      GPS coordinates

      LATITUDE: 51.107891
      LONGTITUDE: 10.648602

       

    Why Go There?

    Visit the only national Park in Thuringia- the Hainich National Park. It has the largest continuous area of deciduous forests in Germany. It's a place for recreation close to nature!!!

    Every weekend they organize guided tours and hikes and for children they have special activities, like treasure hunting.

    Whether on foot, by bike or on a horse, there are several possibilities to exlpore the nature of the national park. On the marked hiking trails you can discover the amenity of the landscape on your own.

    If you want to adventure something special, then you have to walk on the Treetop Trail. He leads the visitor into an otherwise inaccessable area of the national park, the "jungle in the middle of Germany". Enjoy the breathtaking view over the whole national park. At the end of the trail there is a tree tower with a tree house, which has a height of 44 metres and offers a fantastic view as well.

    It is also worth visiting the adventure trails. You walk from station to station and learn playfully something about the flora and fauna of the national park, which is not only interesting for children.

    Within the fauna of the Hainich National Park the wildcat, 15 bat species, seven species of woodpeckers and more than 500 wood-inhabiting beetles are especially noteworthy.

    Location Details

    Escape Address: Tourist-Information, Bei der Marktkirche 9, 99947 Bad Langensalza, Bad Langensalza, Thuringia, Germany

    Things to do close by!

    Sightseeing

    Visit the amazing medieval Wartburg in Eisenach. This building is placed on the list of the UNESCO world heritage. In the Wartburg is a museum, with collections and treasures of the Middle Ages. There is a lot to discover. Let yourself be surprised.

    Amusement park

    Close to the National Park you can find the "Trabiparadies". Since 1990 a variety of uniques like fire engines, beverage carts, ambulances and many other unique pieces are produced. You even can borrow a Trabi and drive it.

    Hotels near Hainich National Park - Germany’s 13th National Park

    Alpha Hotel Hermann von Salza
    Situated just 10 minutes' walk from Bad Langensalza Old Town, this modern hotel offers a fifth-floor restaurant with panoramic views of Hainich National Park. The rooms include free WiFi.
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