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There are plenty of places to see and visit around Darmstadt. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Darmstadt 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 around Darmstadt

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    1

    Burg Frankenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The residence of the Frankenstein noble family has a history of more than 900 years. Until the late 16th century, the Frankensteins were a respected and wealthy princely family, as …

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    Melibokus

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    The Melibokus is the highest point in the Odenwald and the viewpoint par excellence. If the weather is right, you have a unique view of the Palatinate Forest and the …

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    3

    Radschnellweg

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    The first few kilometers of the Darmstadt - Bonn fast motorway connection between Egelsbach and DA-Wixhausen are now also public and are certainly not only accepted by recreational cyclists but also by commuters. Space should be there for everyone.

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    Burg Frankenstein

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Great location, great views and a good kiosk.

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    Forsthaus Kalkofen

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Home-style cooking, grilled food and refreshing drinks in the family-friendly garden restaurant with playground, peacocks and game reserve.

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    Thomas P.
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    6

    Ludwigshöhe

    Hiking Highlight

    Fantastic view over Darmstadt to the bank towers to Mainhattan.
    Simply terrific.

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    Stefan K.
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    High above the village of Alsbach is the castle of the same name. It was built around 1235 by the Lords of Bickenbach. After the Bickenbacher noble family threaded through …

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    Felsberg

    Hiking Highlight

    From the 515 meter high rock mountain you have a great view of the surrounding landscape. In clear weather you can even discover the Frankfurt skyline on the horizon. On …

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    Burgruine Frankenstein

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Castle ruin is open from January to December from Wednesday to Sunday 10 clock - 20 clock ...

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    Lothar
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    10

    Steinbrücker Teich

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Leisure facility Oberwaldhaus.
    Go bots, play mini golf, ride a pony or let the kids romp around the playground.

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    11

    Burgruine Tannenberg

    Hiking Highlight

    The castle Tannenberg is a medieval hilltop castle on the Tannenberg, an upstream mountain spur of the Odenwald. The fortress was built around 1230 and later expanded. From the end …

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    12

    Grube Prinz von Hessen

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Beautiful lake, as soon as it gets warm there is always something going on.
    There is a kiosk that is open during the season.

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    Felsberg

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Ohlyturm on the summit of Felsgberg. From here you can hike (especially recommended the Felsenmeer) and biking (especially recommended: Gambolimbo and Felsberg-Downhill (right from the Ohlyturm keep right)

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    14

    Löwentor

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Löwentor forms the entrance to Rosenhöhe in Darmstadt. Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig had it built for the 25th anniversary of the artists' colony in 1927. It consists of six …

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    Thomas P.
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    15

    Prinzenberg

    Hiking Highlight

    Small elevation with a view of Eberstadt. 2-3 benches and a small shelter invite you to rest. Part of the "Seven Hill Climb from Darmstadt".

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    16

    Schloss Heiligenberg

    Hiking Highlight

    Where the Russian Tsar enjoyed the summer holiday: The castle is located on the western Odenwaldrand sublime and belongs to the community Seeheim-Jugenheim.

    The special location has inspired people since …

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    17

    Rosarium

    Hiking Highlight

    Especially in summer, when everything blooms and smells good, worth a walk. Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed in the rose garden area.

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    Stephanie
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    18

    Großer Woog

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Since 1820, the approximately six-hectare Große Woog is used as a bathing lake. The entire complex, which consists of the so-called family bathroom and the "island", is a listed building.

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    19

    Nice excursion to stop off with delicious food in the middle of nature.

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    20

    Melitabrunnen

    Hiking Highlight

    The Melitabrunnen was taken in 1894 and was a wedding present for the first wife of Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig, Grand Duchess Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

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