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There are plenty of places to see and visit in Hesse. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Hesse is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in Hesse

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    1

    Altkönig

    Hiking Highlight

    The place has something mystical. The summit is a slightly larger plateau and hikers and mountain bikers emerge from all directions and disappear again.

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    Großer Feldberg

    Hiking Highlight

    Alpine flair in the Taunus: The summit of the Großer Feldberg (879.5 meters) has been marked with a summit cross since 2011. Don't miss your entry in the summit book. …

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    Frankfurt vom Main aus gesehen

    Bike Touring Highlight

    When driving along the Sachsenhausen shore, you should definitely stop at the Mainkai Cafe. There is the possibility to rent deck chairs and the drinks are cheap for Frankfurt. The cinnamon roll is also recommended.

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    Mainufer Seligenstadt

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The town of Seligenstadt am Main is very popular with cyclists not only because of the well-known local ice cream parlors. There is also much to discover. For example, the …

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    Burg Falkenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    Falkenstein Castle, also known as Neu-Falkenstein, is the ruins of a hilltop castle in the climatic health resort of the same name, Falkenstein, a district of Königstein im Taunus in …

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    Felsenmeer

    Hiking Highlight

    According to legend, the sea of ​​rocks has arisen in the dispute between two giants. One lived on Hohnstein and the other on Felsberg. The two threw themselves screaming and …

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    Niederwalddenkmal

    Hiking Highlight

    The imposing Niederwald monument is located above the town of Rüdesheim. The monument commemorates the unification of Germany in 1871. The construction of the monument took six years. The Niederwald …

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    Römerkastell Saalburg

    Hiking Highlight

    The visit is very interesting, unfortunately, the castle is locked for some years behind a fence. That takes away the magic of the whole thing.

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    Eschbacher Klippen

    Hiking Highlight

    The rock face of the Eschbacher cliffs is up to twelve meters high. Here you are on the visible part of a quartz passage about six kilometers long. He stretches …

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    Burgruine Rodenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The castle was built around 1240 by the brothers Rudolf and Friedrich von Crumbach, who called themselves from 1256 "Von Rodenstein". Since then, the castle bears her name. In the …

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    Milseburggipfel

    Hiking Highlight

    The Milseburg has a real rock summit with a 360 degree view. There is a chapel and a working refuge belonging to the Rhön Club.

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    Radweg und Nidda

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Bicycling paths on both sides, embedded in a landscape mix of big city flair and country idyll. 👍🏼

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    In the course of the near-natural transformation, the highest Nidda weir was replaced by a so-called Streichwehr. It diverts a part of the Niddas water into a newly created channel. …

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    Graf Stolberg Hütte

    Hiking Highlight

    Great hut that you can use as the start or end point of many a hike in the Waldeck Sauerland. There is a parking lot within walking distance. Delicious schnitzel and wheat beer.

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    Staumauer Edersee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Edersee dam is a great destination. Bicycle paths from Scheid to the wall and back are really great.

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    Großer Feldberg

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    The Große Feldberg is not only the highest peak of the Taunus, but of the entire Rhenish Slate Mountains. The information about its exact height varies between 879 and 881 …

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    Fuchstanz – Das Waldgasthaus

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    With this highlight I mean the better of the two restaurants on the Fuchstanz: "Fuchstanz - das Waldgasthaus". There are, for example, very tasty tarte flambées, as well as decent …

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    Mainmündung

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Opposite the Mainspitze you can watch the hustle and bustle on the Main and Rhine in a relaxed manner. Here is the beginning or end of the Main Cycle Path, …

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    Niddauferweg - Frankfurt Nordpark

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Very nice to driving bike path, right on the Nidda along 👍🏼

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    Eisenbahnbrücke Mainz

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The steel railway truss bridge is simply called Südbrücke and connects Mainz across the Rhine with Gustavsburg. A curiosity: The northern of the two towers made of red brick at the western (Mainzer) end of the bridge is inhabited.

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