An incredible wealth of historical sites, museums, parks and memorials are found in and around Weimar: Goethe House, Schiller House, Bauhaus Museum, Liszt House, Nietzsche House, Buchenwald, Goethe Museum, Anna Amalia Library, van de Velde buildings, German national Theatre, City Palace, Belvedere Palace, Palace Tiefurt .... Here lived and worked, without any dedicated a museum, Lucas Cranach, Johann Sebastian Bach, Wieland, Herder, Richard Strauss, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Gropius, Mies van der Rohe, Marlene Dietrich and Rudolf Steiner, to name just a few to call. Within an hour away from the Wartburg, Leipzig, Erfurt, Gotha and also the winter sports resorts in the Thuringian Forest near Oberhof. Only 10 minutes walk from here to the theater, to Goethe Park and the central market square. Just as quickly you are in the historic seaside resort of Swan (50-meter pool) and even faster, for hiking and walking in the countryside overlooking the Ilm. This is due to the turn of the century created and newly renovated house in a 30km zone traffic in unique Art Nouveau and the seaside promenade. To benefit from the Weimar culture, a car is not necessary. If necessary, you will pick up even one of the most beautiful open carriages.