Surroundings and leisure

The Soccer Academy is located in the center of Arnstadt in the former Hotel Anders.The approx. 27000 inhabitants of the district town offers not only sports activities but also cultural diversion. The proximity to the state capital Erfurt, about 20 kilometers away and easy to reach by public transport, offers further leisure opportunities. With an attractive old town and a modern city center, the state capital invites you to linger or store, as well as to visit a museum or theater.If you are looking for recreation in nature, not only the Ilm district with its sights is an appealing destination, but also the Thuringian Forest as a relaxing area can be reached quickly. The vacation region has numerous cycling and hiking trails, ski slopes and events for winter sports fans.

Culture lovers also get their money’s worth in and around Arnstadt. Numerous and different museums, castles and churches invite you to sightseeing and visits. Changing events in the field of music and theater in and around Arnstadt can be found on the calendar of events of the respective cities:

Events in Arnstadt (German) | Events in Erfurt (German)

You can find more excursion destinations under: Thuringian Forest (German) | Culture trips (German) | World of Castles (German)

​In their free time, the boys at the Academy have all kinds of options besides soccer. Together with the boarding school teachers, they regularly go on excursions to various destinations or spend their time together at the boarding school playing board games or watching videos in the common room.

At our partner “P2 Sport- und Freizeitpark Arnstadt” the boarding students can let off steam in their free time. Alternatives include bowling, the Arnstadt leisure pool, or visits to the cinema in Erfurt.

Soccer Academy Arnstadt