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Attractions at the Bergstraße

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There are plenty of places to see and visit at the Bergstraße. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Bergstraße 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 at the Bergstraße

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    1

    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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    Schloss Auerbach

    Hiking Highlight

    Auerbach Castle was established at the beginning of the 13th century above the town of Zwingenberg to ensure customs revenue and safety on the Bergstraße. It was built by the …

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    3

    Hinterburg

    Hiking Highlight

    Very nice view of a Neckarschleife and over to the festival Dilsberg. The ascent of the tower, however, is adventurous, as it is pitch dark there. Without a flashlight it …

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    Melibokus

    Hiking Highlight

    In misty or foggy weather you can actually save the summit, but the rather dense forest around it is very mystical.

    In clear weather, the view in the west to …

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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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    Fürstenlager

    Hiking Highlight

    The park is 42 acres and was built with a mansion and various farm buildings around 1790. Former summer residence of the landgraves and dukes of Hesse-Darmstadt.

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    Marktplatz mit Rathaus

    Bike Touring Highlight

    At the marketplace in Lorsch, not far from the Lorsch Monastery (UNESCO World Heritage Site), there are various restaurants such as cafes, ice cream parlors (one even with a menu …

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    8

    Not only do you have a great view from the Kaiserturm, you can also enjoy delicious cakes here. Worth it!

    "Im Kaiserturm" restaurant
    Opening hours:
    Saturday 12 p.m. to 5 …

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    9

    Schwalbennest

    Hiking Highlight

    The castle Schwalbennest (1230) was daringly built on a rock on the steep mountainside above the Neckar.
    The four castles, and especially the Swallow's Nest, inspired too many legends and …

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    10

    Staatspark Fürstenlager

    Hiking Highlight

    Very nice meadow right on the trail

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    11

    Kloster Lorsch

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Very well-kept complex around one of the oldest buildings in Germany. Lorsch Monastery dates from the time of Charlemagne and has also been immortalized on postage stamps. Opposite is the pedestrian zone in downtown Lorsch.

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    12

    Kirchberghäuschen

    Hiking Highlight

    The cottage on the Kirchberg was planned and built by several wealthy citizens of Bensheim. After its festive inauguration in 1857, it became a popular excursion destination of the distinguished …

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    Strand am Altrhein Lampertheim

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Here you can make a nice rest and let your mind wander.

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    14

    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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    Starkenburg

    Hiking Highlight

    The Starkenburg stands on the 295 meter high Schlossberg and offers a spectacular view of the surrounding landscape. The fort was built in the middle of the 11th century as …

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    Heppenheim Altstadt

    Hiking Highlight

    Fantastically located market square, framed by historic half-timbered houses. Very nice bistros and cafes invite you to linger.

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    17

    The Temple of Friendship built by the princes Ludwig and Emil in childlike love in 1824.

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    18

    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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    19

    Kuralpe

    Hiking Highlight

    Nice starting point or destination for numerous hikes around the Felsenmeer. You can park here either directly in the parking lot of the Kreuzhof or a few meters further on …

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    Blaues Türmchen

    Hiking Highlight

    The Blue Turret (also called Luginsland or Eckturm) is located above the Baßmannpark near Bensheim and was built in 1910. The complex belonged to a landscaped in the 19th century …

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    Ralf

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