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

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    Brücke der Einheit

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Werra bridge at Wacha was for a while rather the symbol of disunity. Because it is almost directly on the former inner German border and was closed until the …

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    Öchsenberg und Hütte

    Hiking Highlight

    The Öchsenberg hut is open on Sundays and home-made cakes, coffee, beer and other refreshing drinks as well as fatty bread and butcher sausage are offered. Very tasty after the climb and the magnificent view is definitely worth it!

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    Kat
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    Die Wasserburgruine in Friedewald

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Great sight! Culture off the track.

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    Uwe
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    One of the highlights of the “Keltenpfad” hiking route is undoubtedly the panoramic view from the summit of the Öchsenberg with the Celtic cross, which was shaped by decades of …

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    BAMA
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    Soisbergturm

    Hiking Highlight

    One of the big highlights in Hersfeld-Rotenburg

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    Keltendorf Sünna

    Hiking Highlight

    On your walks in the Rhön you will always find Celtic traces. In the Celtic World of Rhön you can see evidence of the Bronze and Iron Ages and experience …

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    Carola K.
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    Menzengraben

    Bike Touring Highlight

    For Stadtlengsfeld and the surrounding area potash mining was very important. The district Menzengraben was created as a result of a potash mine. In the potash plant of the Stadtlengsfelder …

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    The Rhäden was once one of the largest wetlands in the Hessian-Thuringian borderland and thus habitat of an extremely diverse flora and fauna. After multiple draining phases since 1859, many …

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    Oechsenberghütte

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Nice little hut that provides food and drinks for thirsty throats and empty stomachs!

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    Historische Werrabrücke Vacha

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    Nice bridge with a great view of Vacha

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    Markus
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    Soisberg

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    From the Soisberg tower you have a wonderful all-round view. If the visibility is clear, the Wasserkuppe can be seen. The Hessian skittles and the view far to Hersfeld and Thuringia complete the whole.

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    Markus
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    Hammundes-Eiche

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    The Hammundeseiche is a natural monument, which is located about three kilometers northeast of Friedewald in the district of Hersfeld-Rotenburg in Seulingswald in Hesse and about 650 meters south of …

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    Nordhesse
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    Soisturm ⛰ 630 m

    Hiking Highlight

    The Soisberg ⛰ in the Hessian bowling game can be easily reached from many starting points. Whether on foot with the whole family or by bike. The fastest way leads …

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    akdi
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    Burgruine Landeck

    Hiking Highlight

    The Spornburg was built in 1234 by the Abbey Hersfeld as Amtsburg. 1317 is a Hersfeld bailiff in "Landecke" announced; after that, however, the office was often pledged in the …

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    Melanie
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    Die Gießlingskirche

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Ruin of a village church. Here was the settlement of Gosselndorf, first mentioned in 1183, but then abandoned around 1312.
    There is also a legend about the "funeral procession at …

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    Thomas M.
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    Hammundeseiche und Nadelöhr

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    In the Friedewalder Salbuch the bottleneck is first mentioned as "NolIenöhr" in 1579 and in a source from 1589 it is still described as a hollow tree. Travelers who had …

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    Nordhesse
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    Schloss Philippsthal

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Philippsthal Castle is in the lower Werra Valley, in the Hessian community of Philippsthal. The baroque residence of the Landgraves of Hesse-Philippsthal was built by Landgrave Philipp of Hesse-Philippsthal and …

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    Robert
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    Burg Lengsfeld

    Hiking Highlight

    Lengsfeld Castle, also known as Boineburg Castle, was a fortification built in the Middle Ages in the Feldatal, on the outskirts of Stadtlengsfeld. In order to secure their possessions, the …

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    Krayenburg

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    It is a very nice restaurant (unfortunately closed) with an adjacent castle ruin

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    Vitzeröder Kreuz

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Napoleon passed this place on 27.10.1813 during his retreat.
    In the Battle of the Nations near Leipzig from 16 to 19 October 1813, he suffered a heavy defeat. In the …

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    Rainer

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