SaaleHorizontale walking trail ‒ Olaf Schubert
The chirping of birds, the rustling of leaves and nothing but fresh, clean air. That’s what you can expect on the SaaleHorizontale walking trail around Jena. This is where you come to switch off, recharge your batteries and have a complete change of scene. Olaf Schubert knows this area better than anyone. He has worked as the municipal forester in Jena for more than 20 years. Among other things, he is responsible for maintaining the walking trails. Even after so many years, he is still captivated by the landscape of fields, forests and hills surrounding the trail. “Every section is special in its own right.”
Captivating landscapes, breathtaking vantage points and wonderful views of the city: the area is tailor-made for walking enthusiasts! Make your way along the SaaleHorizontale or follow in the footsteps of the great reformer on the Luther Trail.
Guided orchid tours
Don’t just stick to the same old tracks. There are wild and wonderful orchids waiting to be discovered in the Jena countryside on any number of different walking trails. The perfect way to enjoy spring and summer in the great outdoors.