About Erfurt


Let's have a look around into background of Erfurt
  • Region: Thuringen
  • Country: Germany
  • Latitude: 50.9833333
  • Longitude: 11.0333333
  • Time zone: Europe/Berlin
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1 hour

Weather in Erfurt

  • Climate: Humid continental climate
  • Best Time to Visit: July, August, and then June

Location

Erfurt is the capital and largest city in the state of Thuringia, central Germany. It lies in the southern part of the Thuringian Basin, within the wide valley of the Gera river.  Erfurt's old town is one of the most intact medieval cities in Germany having survived World War II with little damage. The city is situated on the Via Regia, a medieval trade and pilgrims' road network. Modern day Erfurt is also a hub for ICE high speed trains and other German and European transport networks.

Distance from Erfurt center to Airport

  • Airport: Erfurt Airport
  • Driving Distance: 5 miles / 8 km
  • Driving Time: 21 minutes
  • Languages: English

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Erfurt Airport 

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 1 and 3 Euros per bag
  • Housekeeper: 1 and 3 Euros per bag
  • Concierge: 1 and 3 Euros per bag

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10 % of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Arnstadt,
  • Apolda,
  • Saalfeld

Emergency Contact Numbers in Erfurt city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112
  • Airport: Erfurt Airport (+49 361 6562200)
  • Hospital: Helios Klinikum Erfurt (+49 361 7810)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Erfurt.

  • Kaisersaal
  • Alte Oper Erfurt
  • DomStufen-Festspiele Event

Tourist Attractions

  • Petersberg Citadel
  • Thuringian Zoo Park
  • Domplatz

Theatre & Concerts

  • Theater Erfurt
  • Theater Waidspeicher
  • Messe Erfurt

Visit Top Restaurants in Erfurt

  • Kromer's Restaurant & Gewolbekeller
  • Gasthaus Feuerkugel
  • Zum Wenigemarkt 13

Top Shopping Centers in Erfurt

  • Thuringen-Park Erfurt
  • Vodafone Shop
  • Breuninger Erfurt

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Old Synagogue
  • Inside Gallery
  • Ega Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Kromer's Restaurant & Gewolbekeller - Fish
  • Gasthaus Feuerkugel - Salad
  • Zum Wenigemarkt 13 - Local Food

Sports Club

  • Tesi-Golf
  • Sport 2000 Club
  • La Familia Fight Club

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: €1.34
  • Taxi: €3.00
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): €856.00  
  • Cheap meal:€9.00
  • Gasoline: €1.30  
  • 3 course meal: €40.00
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