Bad Salzungen

the  lake "Burgsee"
castle lake "Burgsee"

Bad Salzungen lies between the Thuringian Forest and the Rhön in the recreational Werra valley. The city owes its name to the Celtic tribes that lived here around 2,500 years ago. Even in those days the Celts appreciated the preciousness of the salt. A trade arose with the precious rock. Nowadays, the natural brine sources are variously applied mostly in medical and curative purposes. Not only the natural brine sources and the historical Celtic finds, but also the romantic Burgsee (castle lake) located amidst the spa and the many historical sights lend Bad Salzungen its distinctive charm.


Graduation works and Celtic spa

The graduation works of Bad Salzungen are located directly on the Werra and rank among the most beautiful graduation works of Germany. Originally built for (...)

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The Husenkirche (Husen church) was the first parish church of today’s city Bad Salzungen.  People say that Martin Luther’s parents, (...)

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