Weimar is located approximately 45 miles (72 kilometers) north of Frankfurt and 240 miles (386 kilometers) southwest of the national capital, Berlin.
It's a missed chance if you limit yourself to the points of interest in Weimar because the entire region is laced with a treasure-trove of great things to do and see. Laubach, lays 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northwest, and Laubach lies 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northwest.
Marburg, is another interesting place to explore. It is 5 miles (8 kilometers) from Weimar and offers a diverse range of things to see and do, like Landgrafenschloss, Alte Universitat and Kaiser Wilhelm Tower. Ensure you don't return to Weimar until you've spent a little time at Marburg's St. Elizabeth Church and Town Hall.
Experience the region's rich cultural makeup within Hessen's wonderful art museums, art galleries and history museums. Enjoy a moment of relaxation in Hessen's churches.
Start a new hobby with one of the city walking tours and segway tours. There are plenty on offer in and around the Hessen area.
Make sure you treat your tastebuds for a tour of Hessen's eating establishments. Among the many elements frequently used in this area are onions and beans. Two regional specialties worth trying are reibekuchen (potato pancakes with apple sauce) are speckkuchen (bacon quiche). Hessen is the perfect place to fill up on mouthwatering Frankfurter kranz (butter cream cake topped with nuts). Hessische Bergstrasse Grauburgunder and Rheingau Riesling and wines from other grape varietals regularly top the wine menus of many bars in this region.
You'll be sad to say "Tschüss" (farewell) to this special place.