Hörselberg-Hainich

In the Southeast of the World Heritage Region, the municipality of Hörselberg-Hainich is situated. Anybody pitching camp here will have found the perfect starting point for excursions.

In some of the 17 villages of the municipality, the guests can hear the hissing of the wildcats, because they are that close to the shy residents of the Hainich National Park. The wildcat village Hütscheroda belongs to the municipality and magically attracts children in particular. Located directly between the world heritage site of the Hainich Park and the cultural heritage of the Wartburg, the small villages are an Eldorado for hikers. Hiking trails through the Hainich Park are equally attractive as the routes through the “fabulous” Hörselberge. The Venus Cave is situated there which is supposed to have Richard Wagner inspired to create his “Tannhäuser“. Our cultural tip: the sculpture park in Behringen and the sculpture path in Hütscheroda.

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Contact:

Gemeindeverwaltung
Hörselberg-Hainich
Hauptstraße 90a
99820 Hörselberg-Hainich / OT Behringen

phone (03 62 54) 73 00
fax (03 62 54) 7 30 51
 

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Sculpture Hiking Trail

Skulpturenpark BehringenHörselberg-Hainich: This hiking trails is located between Behringen and Hütscheroda. In 20 years, after sculptor symposiums, more than 160 works have been created, 110 thereof can still be seen. What you see is a perfect symbiosis of art and nature.

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Hainich National Park

Nationalpark HainichWith the motto “Let nature be nature”, the “primeval forest in the middle of Germany” – the Hainich National Park – inspires its visitors. It has a size of 7,500 hectares, was established in 1997 and has been part of the UNESCO World Heritage since 2011.

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Eisenach

EisenachBeing located in the South of the World Heritage Region Wartburg Hainich, the city of Eisenach is the starting point for culture enthusiasts and hikers. In the city and at the Wartburg, the visitors experience living German history that is approachable to them. 

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