View of Fuchsturm tower
View of Fuchsturm tower

Guided walks to the seven wonders of Jena

Discover fascinating facts and experience the city from a different perspective.

Jena’s seven wonders – ara, caput, draco, mons, pons, vulpecula turris and weigeliana domus – comprise an altar passageway, a clock featuring ‘snatching Hans’, a dragon, a mountain, a bridge, a tower and the site of a remarkable 17th century house. Discover fascinating facts and experience the city from a different perspective (tours and difficulty levels change after Camsdorf Bridge).

Route 1: Level of difficulty: easy, no climbs, 5km

This is a tour of places in the city: Schnapphans clock – municipal museum (draco) – Weigelsches Haus – passageway at St Michael’s Church – Camsdorf Bridge – Jena-Ost with view of Jenzig hill and Fuchsturm tower.

Duration: Approx. 2 hours
Participants: Max. 25
Group price: €100
Available: 2018 and 2019, Mon–Fri: from 6pm, Sat/Sun: all day, subject to availability of tour guide

Route 2: Level of difficulty: medium, one steep climb, 8km

Schnapphans clock – municipal museum (draco) – Weigelsches Haus – passageway at St Michael’s Church – Camsdorf Bridge – Fuchsturm tower with views of Jenzig hill (via Fuchsturm trail and Wilhelmshöhe hill)

Duration: Approx. 4 hours
Participants: Max. 25
Group price: €150
Available: 2018 and 2019, Mon–Fri: from 6pm, Sat/Sun: all day, subject to availability of tour guide

Route 3: Level of difficulty: medium, one steep climb, 8km

Schnapphans clock – municipal museum (draco) – Weigelsches Haus – passageway at St Michael’s Church – Camsdorf Bridge – Jenzig hill with views of Fuchsturm tower (via Jenzig trail)

Duration: Approx. 4 hours
Participants: Max. 25
Group price: €150
Available: 2018 and 2019, Mon–Fri: from 6pm, Sat/Sun: all day, subject to availability of tour guide

Route 4: Level of difficulty: very challenging, good fitness required, two steep climbs, approx. 16km

Schnapphans clock – municipal museum (draco) – Weigelsches Haus – passageway at St Michael’s Church – Camsdorf Bridge – Fuchsturm tower (via Fuchsturm trail and Wilhelmshöhe hill) – Jenzig hill (via Wogau)

Duration: Approx. 7 hours
Participants: Max. 25
Group price: €225
Available: 2018 and 2019, Mon–Fri: from 6pm, Sat/Sun: all day, subject to availability of tour guide

Contact Jena Tourist Information to book your guided walk to the seven wonders of Jena

 

Provider: Jena Tourist Information

Camsdorf Bridge and Jenzig hill

[Translate to English:] Camsdorfer Brücke mit Jenzig

Jena’s most distinctive elevation: Jenzig hill

[Translate to English:] Jenzig

Photo credits: source: JenaKultur, photos by: Christian Häcker, Andreas Hub, Foto J. Hohmuth - zeitort.de,source: Stadt Jena, photo by: Jens Hauspurg