Route tips

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By car: Following in the footsteps of the Bach family

Daily highlights along the way

Stages

  1. Arrive in Eisenach
    Visit St George's Church and the Bach House
  2. Drive to Wechmar
    Visit the Bach family house
  3. Drive to Ohrdruf
    City tour and visit St Trinitatis Church
    Stay overnight in Ohrdruf
    or Arnstadt

Stages

  1. Spend time in Arnstadt
    Visit the Bach Church, Bach monument and Bach exhibition
  2. Drive to Dornheim
    Visit the church where Bach got married
  3. Drive to Erfurt
    Stay overnight in Erfurt

Stages

  1. Spend time in Erfurt
    Walk through the medieval old town, visit the Kaufmannskirche and St Augustine's Church
  2. Drive to Weimar
    City tour and visit the Church of Ss Peter and Paul
    End

Daily highlights along the way

Stages

  1. Arrive in Eisenach
    Visit St George's Church and the Bach House
    Stay overnight in Eisenach

Stages

  1. Continue on to Arnstadt
    Visit the Bach Church, Bach monument and Bach exhibition
  2. Continue on to Weimar
    Carrage ride through the historic city centre
    Stay overnight in Weimar

Stages

  1. Spend time in Weimar
    City tour and visit the Church of Ss Peter and Paul
  2. Continue on to Mühlhausen
    Visit the old Chancellery, the Divi Blasii Church and St Mary's Church
    End

Stages

  1. Arrive in Mühlhausen
    City tour and visit the Divi Blasii Church and St Mary's Church
  2. Continue on to Arnstadt
    City tour, with a visit to the Bach Church and Bach exhibition
    Stay overnight in Arnstadt or Weimar

Stages

  1. Spend time in Weimar
    City tour and visit the Church of Ss Peter and Paul
  2. Continue on to Leipzig
    Visit St Thomas' Church
    Stay overnight in Leipzig

Stages

  1. Spend time in Leipzig
    Tailor-made discover tour along the Leipzig Notenspur, including a visit to the Bach Museum
  2. Continue on to Köthen
    Visit St Agnus' Church and the palace museum
    End