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Porcelain routes in Germany

Drake - Copyright Th�ringer Porzellanstrasse
Germany boasts two porcelain routes linking places of interest associated with porcelain manufacture. The 550km Bavarian route takes in the whole of north-east Bavaria. Along the way, you can discover famous factories such as Arzberg and Rosenthal or visit the Porzellanikon museum in Selb, a disused Rosenthal porcelain factory which closed in 1969 and now houses the European Industrial Museum of Porcelain,
Selb Porzellanflohmarkt - Copyright Porzellanstrasse
the Rosenthal Museum and the European Museum of Technical Ceramics. A second themed route in Thuringia features factories where porcelain is made and painted and where you can visit factory outlets, demonstration workshops and museums of all sizes.