Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
- A city full of history and culture
is a city in Thuringia known for its rich history and cultural institutions. The "Cultural Department of the City of Arnstadt
" is a municipal subsidiary that operates and subsidizes all cultural institutions in the city. Significant cultural events include the annual Bach Festival Arnstadt
and Bach:Summer. These events attract many visitors from around the world each year.
Other attractions in Arnstadt
include the Theater in the Castle Garden, the Castle Museum with Bach exhibition, the Railway Museum, and the Art Hall with contemporary art. The Castle Museum is particularly interesting for visitors interested in the history of Johann Sebastian Bach. Here they can learn more about his life and work.
also offers numerous historical buildings such as the Neideck Castle Ruins, the New Palace, the Church of Our Lady, the Bach Church, and the Barefoot Church. The Bach Church is a special highlight for music lovers as it is considered to be the first church where Johann Sebastian Bach worked as an organist. The Town Hall Arnstadt
and Alteburgturm are also worth seeing. In the old town, there are many historically valuable houses and fountains. The controversial Bach monument stands in the market square. Stumbling blocks were also laid in Arnstadt
to remember the victims of National Socialism.
There are numerous opportunities for hiking and cycling tours in the surrounding area. The surroundings of Arnstadt
offer a picturesque landscape with many forests and lakes. A hike through the Thuringian Forest or along the Gera River is particularly recommended.
For those looking for a cozy accommodation after an eventful day in Arnstadt
, Hotel Krone
is recommended. This traditional, family-run hotel
is located in close proximity to Arnstadt
train station, just a 10-minute walk from Johann Sebastian Bach's hometown heart. The comfortable rooms and competent service of Hotel Krone
ensure that guests feel completely at ease here.
offers its visitors a wealth of sights and activities. Whether interested in culture or nature, everyone will find something to their liking here.
*This text has been compiled and rewritten from various sources. Unfortunately, errors and mistakes cannot be completely ruled out. Please understand if there is an error or if a sight is a bit further away. For your travel planning, please also consider other sources. Of course, we will correct any errors immediately. Feel free to send us an email with your correction suggestions. We would be very grateful for that.