Cave in Saalfeld

Feengrotten & Feenweltchen

These former alum slate mines (operational from 1530 to 1850) were opened for tours in 1914 and rank among the world’s most colourful caverns, imbued with shades of brown, ochre, sienna, green and blue. Small stalac…
Museum in Saalfeld


Saalfeld's former 13th-century Franciscan monastery, dissolved in the Reformation, now houses the Stadtmuseum. Its major allure is the celestial building itself, restored as the museum expanded to fill the entire st…