Things to do in Weimar

Weimar city of culture: Theatre, art and architecture

Weimar is an Eldorado for cultural tourists: The birthplace of the Bauhaus movement, home of Goethe, Schiller and Liszt and an important testament to Weimar Classicism. The picturesque city at the heart of Thuringia offers numerous sights, museums, fantastic landscape parks and the renowned Deutsches Nationaltheater (German National Theatre) founded by Anton Hauptmann. The Ramada by Wyndham Weimar is a perfect base from which to explore the city of Weimar and the surrounding area.

Sightseeing highlights in Weimar:

The favourites for your Weimar visit, compiled by our hotel team 

  • In the footsteps of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    Goethe's Home, the Goethe Museum and Goethe's Garden House are some of most important testaments to classical Weimar. For almost 50 years, the poet and philosopher lived in the Baroque house on "Frauenplan" which he had designed and built to his specifications.
  • Bauhaus Museum Weimar
    In 1919, the Bauhaus Museum in Weimar was founded and attracted attention worldwide with its spectacular design and architectural reform. It is now a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. More info   
  • City Palace and art collection
    The magnificent royal residence houses one of the most important art collections from medieval to modern. More info
  • Parks in Weimar
    The Park on the River Ilm was created around 1778 and is closely linked with Goethe's life in Weimar. Goethe's Garden House, the Roman House and the Borkenhäuschen are in the large landscape park on the edge of Weimar's old city.
  • Opera, theatre and dance
    The Hoftheater was founded by Duke Carl August and today hosts a broad repertoire in the areas of opera, theatre and dance. The Deutsches Nationaltheater (German National Theater) and the Staatskappelle Weimar (Weimar State Orchestra) hold around 600 performances a year. More info

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Ramada by Wyndham Weimar
Kastanienallee 1
99428 Weimar

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