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Jena overview

Jena is a friendly place, unique for its historical sites and gardens, and known for its theatres and museums. You'll appreciate the bar and dining choices. Take in some of the area's local culture at Goethe memorial and Optical Museum Jena. Don't miss your chance to see attractions like Jen-Tower and JenTower. Jena is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Jena

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Jena has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Jena with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Jena hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Jena hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Jena

Fly in to Erfurt (ERF), 27.3 mi (44 km) from central Jena. Leipzig (LEJ-Leipzig - Halle) is the next closest major airport, 44 mi (70.9 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Jena West Station
  • • Jena-SaalStation

What to see around Jena

Museums and theatre are top highlights, with cultural places to visit like:
  • • Goethe memorial
  • • Optical Museum Jena
  • • Zeiss Planetarium
  • • Schiller's Garden House
  • • Theaterhaus Jena
Memorable for its historical sites and these top landmarks:
  • • Dornburger Castle
  • • Dornburger Schlosser
  • • Belvedere Castle
  • • Tiefurt House
  • • Goethes Gartenhaus
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Jen-Tower
  • • JenTower
  • • Botanischer Garten
  • • Goethe Gedenkstätte
  • • Optisches Museum

When to visit Jena

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when the best time to visit is. Here are the seasonal trends to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 11°C day, -1°C night
  • April-June: 22°C day, 3°C night
  • July-September: 25°C day, 6°C night
  • October-December: 14°C day, 0°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 84 cm
  • April-June: 154 cm
  • July-September: 172 cm
  • October-December: 100 cm
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