In the centre of Germany is Hesse. Several holiday destinations such as Frankfurt, Wiesbaden, Darmstadt and Kassel are located here. Go to one of those cities of Hesse and you will notice how easy it is to get to another city. A stay in Hesse means a great holiday for you and yout children.
It is a modern city where young and old can have fun. On the one hand there is a leisure centre and the other sights such as the Dom, the Leinwandhaus, various churches, the Goethe House and many museums. You will not be bored during your holiday in Hesse!
Wiesbaden is a spa resort. In the square in front of the large church is the statue of William of Orange because Wiesbaden is linked to the House of Nassau. Darmstadt is known as the birthplace of Jugendstil art movement and is a important part of classical music. Kassel is best known for the Documenta, the five-yearly exhibition of modern and contemporary art. The Kassel site is beautiful: in the 'Kasseler Becken', a stretched circus, whose lowest point coincides with the channel of the Fulda river. The city lies in the valley, almost entirely surrounded by five mountain ranges means. It is definitely worth seeing during your holiday in Hessen!
Landscapes Grimm accounts
The graates sky in Frankfurt
Cycling on old railways
Fortresses and ruins
Average temperature in summer: 23 degrees
Count the skyscrapers of Frankfurt from the Main Tower 200m
Walk in the landscape of the Brothers Grimm
For those Brothers Grimm fairy tales are interested, start by visiting the castle Philippsruhe in Hanau. Between May and July, enjoy the festival of fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm. Do not miss the Grimm Museum in Steinau in a beautiful half-timbered building dating from 1562. See also, the castle of Sleeping Beauty near Hofgeismar and Dame Holle pond on Mount Meissner (754 m) .
Fill up shopping in Frankfurt am Main. Special recommendation: the "Zeil", one of the busiest shopping streets in Germany. You will find among others a modern six-storey shopping center shopping paradise "My Zeil" with over 100 stores.
The summer in Hesse, that is the time for festivals. Be it music, theater or festival castles, variety of events will please everyone, see the website of Hessen Tourismus (German or English).
The Hesse Land is an ideal for cycling, which offers a colorful variety of suggestions for interesting itineraries for your holidays with the family camping holiday perfect.