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

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    Definitely worth a stop to visit the interesting memorial site at Point Alpha. It is open from April to October daily from 9am to 6pm. Adults pay 6 euros entrance …

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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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    Gläserberg

    Hiking Highlight

    Here on the summit of the Gläserberg you have a wonderful view over the Rhön to the Thuringian Forest and the Rennsteig. The Dermbacher Hütte is a popular stop for …

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    Ramon
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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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    Haus auf der Grenze

    Hiking Highlight

    Visits with / without guided tours as an absolute recommendation

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    akdi
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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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    Gedenkstätte Point Alpha

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Here is the former US camp "Point Alpha", located directly on the original preserved former border fortification. Here you can visit today the authentic Army facility and the original military …

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    ulli
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    Bernshäuser Kutte

    Hiking Highlight

    The Bernshauser Kutte is a natural monument worth seeing. Very quiet and therefore there is pure relaxation here. Warning: swimming is prohibited to protect the lake!

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    Rhöni
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    Haus auf der Grenze

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    The "House on the Border" was built in order to be able to show a realistic and balanced representation of the conditions on the eastern side of the inner-German border, …

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    Robert
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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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    Oechsenberghütte

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    The hiking hut is located on the summit plateau of the Oechsenberg (594 m above sea level), which offers a wonderful panoramic view.
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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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    Schloss Geisa

    Hiking Highlight

    Fine place to stop, but almost a bit too classy for hikers. At the back of the castle you have a magnificent view of the Ulster.

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    Gipfel des Baier

    Hiking Highlight

    The Baier forms the most powerful basalt summit of the Thuringian Rhön. He dominates with his 714 meters, the small cauldron of the Feldatales near Dermbach. The striking mountain is …

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    Das Birken Kreuz

    Hiking Highlight

    A topic that moves many and it is very historically backed

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    Berghexe
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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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    Not far from this sign, a busy country road between Thuringia and Hesse crosses the state border and thus connects Felda and Andenhausen with the Tanner parts of Theobaldshof and …

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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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    Erlebnisbergwerk Merkers

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Here you can make an exciting trip to the world of "white gold". With a conveyor cage you first drive to 500 meters depth. With trucks that are equipped with …

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