Mellingen is a great place to base yourself while you are in Thuringia as many of the city’s main attractions are close. Among the most interesting places to explore are the fascinating Belvedere Castle and the fantastic Goethe House. And if your schedule allows, be sure to visit Schiller House and the German National Theatre.
Mellingen has plenty of museums and theaters within easy reach that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Spend a quiet afternoon viewing the exhibits at Bauhaus Museum in Weimar, Zeiss Planetarium in Jena and Angermuseum in Erfurt.
While you are here, head to some of the local sights such as Erfurt Cathedral in Erfurt and Egapark Erfurt. These are much-loved by locals and tourists alike. History lovers will enjoy Dornburger Castle in Jena.
When you’re ready to wind down after a busy day discovering the many charms of Mellingen, check in to one of the area's many bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the Leonardo Hotel Weimar, the Steigenberger Maxx Hotel, Jena, and the Park Inn by Radisson Weimar Hotel.