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Friedrichroda – Discover the fir-covered town

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On the foot of the Thuringian Forest lies the town of Friedrichroda in Thuringia, Germany. The terrain of this town is picturesque: fir-covered rolling hills, beautiful villas, old castles, estate parks, and winding walking paths. If it’s a laid-back, relaxing, outdoorsy vacation you’re looking for, Friedrichroda is the perfect destination for you. It is one of those hidden resort towns that is worth visiting yet does not get the attention it deserves. A popular air spa town during the times of the German Democratic Republic, it is slowly becoming a popular destination again. In winter, cross-country skiing trails invite to explore the vast surroundings.

Location: A Historical Town in the District of Gotha

A town in the district of Gotha, Friedrichroda has a very interesting history. Firstly, it is home to what used to be the ducal hunting seat of Thuringia, Reinhardsbrunn. During World War II, it was also the site for the manufacturing of jet aircraft, specifically the Horten Jet. In 2007, Friedrichroda absorbed two nearby municipalities, Ernstroda and Finsterbergen. Surrounded by the rolling hills of the northern Thuringian Forest, the small town is close to the famous Rennsteig ridge walk, and iconic cities such as Eisenach and Erfurt.

Culture: A Nature-Lover’s Paradise

If you want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of city living and revel in the closeness of nature, Friedrichroda is the town for you. It is a nature-lover’s paradise. There are countless outdoor activities that you can do, including cycling, horseback riding, and row boating. During the winter, you can also go cross-country skiing in the beautiful Thuringian Forest. Inclined to do some shopping? The Boulevard from Church Square to Main Street offers boutiques and stores that’ll make any shopaholic happy. For ultimate relaxation, The Boulevard also offers luxurious spas that will take you to relaxation heaven.

Activities: Step Back into History

Friedrichroda is home to several historical sites. One of them is the Reinhardsbrunn. Once a Benedictine Abbey built and 1085 and looted in 1525, it was turned into the private castle of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha family in 1827. Decorated in the English style, this castle will also go down in history as the place where Queen Victoria and Prince Albert first met. Two other must-sees are the Marienglashöhle Friedrichroda and the National Geopark. The former is one of the biggest crystal mines in Europe with a tunnel spanning 110 meters long. The latter exhibits the geotopes of the four nearby counties throughout the centuries.