Jena the city of light and its surroundings

Jena and its surroundings offer you plenty of opportunities to enjoy your time in Thuringia.

Jena itself, the city of science, has many historical monuments and places of interest - not to mention the numerous cultural and sport events. Try the Jena card, your key to more than 30 attractions in Jena with many advantages. You can find further information and travel tips about Jena on the official website of the tourist information centre of Jena here.

The Jena region can be explored on well-maintained bicycle paths. 1700 km distance routes in Thuringia are waiting to be discovered by you. It offers cycling along the river valleys of the Werra, Ilm, Unstrut, Gera, Saale and Elster and is an amazing experience. More information can be found here.

Visits to the state capital Erfurt, the cultural city of Weimar or to the heights of the Thuringian Forest provide a varied and enjoyable programme.