Events at the Geopark

Regular guided tours/events

19 Apr 23

Hikes to the Marienglashöhle


The Marienglashöhle Friedrichroda is one of the largest and most beautiful gypsum crystal caves in Europe. It was discovered through…

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20 Apr 23

Introductory climbing courses in Bad Tabarz (rock climbing for starters)

Bad Tabarz

The introductory course is aimed at climbers who have little to no experience of rock climbing. Basic belay techniques and safety…

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08 Jun 23

Show forging at the Steinbach-Hallenberg Metal Crafts Museum


From April onwards, there will be a show forging session every Wednesday from 10:00 to 12:30 at the Steinach-Hallenberg Metal…

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01 Jul 23

Guided tours of Bad Tabarz, every Saturday 2:00 p.m.

Bad Tabarz

Erfahren Sie Näheres über die Entwicklung einer kleinen Siedlung am Fluss zum Kurgastmagneten des 19. Jahrhunderts. Mit einem Rundgang…

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04 Jul 23

Herb walks with the Kneipp Association Bad Tabarz - Brotterode e.V.

The Kneipp Association Bad Tabarz - Brotterode e.V. is again offering its popular herb walks in summer 2023.

The dates:

12 May, 15 June, 6 July, 3…

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06 Jul 23

Summit and view tour Bad Tabarz, every Thursday 10:00 a.m.

Bad Tabarz

From July onwards, hiking enthusiasts can experience the summit and view tour guided by hiking leader Olaf and dog lady Abby every…

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Individual events

01 Aug 23

Special exhibition "Saurians, Gems and Counts"

Natural History Museum Schloss Bertholdsburg Schleusingen

The work of a museum is based on three pillars: collecting, researching and making these…

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24 Sep 23

EMOTIONS - Art in acrylic, oil and copper

Kulturscheune Mühlberg, Drei Gleichen

The artist Norbert Schmidt was a tinsmith by trade. His copper works, including the silhouette of Gotha, bear…

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26 Sep 23

Friends of the Kittelsthal Dripstone Cave invites to the 1st General Meeting

In July 2023, the Friends of the Kittelsthal Dripstone Cave e.V. (i. Gr.) association in Ruhla was founded ...

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30 Sep 23

Organ Concert at Tenneberg Castle

Tenneberg Castle, Waltershausen

Organ concert with musician Andrea Hartenfeller from Oppershofen in Hesse. Look forward to pieces by two great…

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02 Oct 23

Torchlight hike at the "Hühn" visitor mine


Duration: approx. 1.5 hours; participation fee: 15.00 € per person

Location: "Hühn" visitor mine, Eisensteinstraße 91, 98596…

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03 Oct 23

Kittelsthal Dripstone Cave: 1st year reopening 2022

Ruhla OT Kittelsthal

Anniversary event to mark the 30+1st anniversary of the reopening of Kittelsthal Dripstone Cave.

Cave guide: J. Harjes


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06 Oct 23

Tambach-Dietharzer water history lectures: Bathing in Roman Trier and its surroundings

Alongside the Porta Nigra, the ruins of the Barbara and Imperial Baths are an important testimony to the Roman history of Trier. But how did the baths…

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27 Oct 23

"Halloween with Turnip-Böz Carving" at the "Hühn" Visitor Mine with Geopark information stand


The team of the Tourismus GmbH and the visitor mine "Hühn" (BBW) invite locals and guests to carve their individual "Rüben-Böz".…

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04 Dec 23

Barbara festival in the Kittelsthal Dripstone Cave

Ruhla local district Kittelsthal

On the occasion of Saint Barbara's Day, a small festival is held in the Kittelsthal dripstone cave.


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30 Dec 23

Mettenschicht at the "Hühn" visitor mine


Mettenschicht at the "Hühn" visitor mine in Trusetal with the Trusetal mining and local history association.

Special guided…

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