Sun Mountain – Holidays In The Thuringian Forest

Holidays on the southern edge of the Thuringian forest where Thuringia is almost Franconian. Sonneberg is a town with 30,000 inhabitants, situated on the southern edge of the Thuringian forest. Tourism is one of the main pillars of today’s economy, after the decline in the toy industry, and is also encouraged. In addition to the scenic charms of the region South Thuringia and Sonneberg shines with interesting destinations and gastronomy at a high level. Who knows they are not – the popular Thuringian cuisine, such as the Thuringer Rostbratwurst, the Rostbratel and especially the Thuringian dumplings. You are on the Speissekarten hiessiger restaurants and traditional trattorias like the Lutherhaus.

A goal of annually thousands Sun Mountain visitors is the German Toy Museum in Sonneberg, Thuringia. An extensive collection of toys from different eras can be visited, and are especially a look back in the history who was Sonneberger toy industry, for which the region was once known. Interestingly a tour Sonneberg Observatory and the adjoining Museum of astronomy. In recent months, Publishers Clearing House has been very successful. Tours should be arranged. The home Zoo Neufang wildlife shows not far away from the local forests. For children there is a Petting Zoo and playground. For food and drink, the neighboring Mountain Inn provides log cabin which has to offer several guest rooms and a guest house. Hiking enthusiasts can go on from here to tour on the famous Rennsteig.

But not only in the summer months it Sonneberger land for a holiday. Just a few kilometres away, in the neighbouring town of Steinach, see winter sports enthusiasts with the silver saddle ski arena the largest and ski winter sports area in Thuringia. Several slopes with different degrees of difficulty luring skiers unf snow board freaks. But also further north in the Franconian there to discover interesting. The Basilica of vierzehnheiligen in bad Staffelstein is the largest sanctuary of throughout Upper Franconia. Its magnificent interior with its magnificent facilities can be amazed the visitors. Of course you should try necessarily also the Franconian cuisine, and especially also the Frankish beers. A such brewery in Upper Franconia density is found nowhere in Bavaria and throughout Germany. The snacks to beer are solid as the Franconian cuisine itself. South Thuringia and Upper Franconia are looking forward to their visit. Good hotels and especially holiday apartments are available for overnight stays.