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There are plenty of places to see and visit in Schwalm-Eder-Kreis. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Schwalm-Eder-Kreis 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 Schwalm-Eder-Kreis

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    1

    Lochbachklamm

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Wildly romantic Lochbachklamm. The path leads along a partly rugged gorge with fall springs that pour over rocks and then open again to a meadow valley.
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    Altstadt Melsungen

    Bike Touring Highlight

    On the bike path there are many cafes also directly on the river

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    Kloster Haydau

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Haydau Monastery is located directly on the Fulda Cycle Path. It is the best preserved Cistercian monastery in Hessen. Today it is used as a hotel and conference venue. …

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    4

    Fritzlarer Wehr

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Nicely located, good for a rest and a refreshment

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    Fulda-Seilfähre für Radfahrer

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    The unusual means of transport across the Fulda opens up a new, scenic piece of the R1 in the Fulda loop between Binsförth and Beiseförth. The rather dangerous road between …

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    Wüstegarten

    Hiking Highlight

    The construction of the 28 meter high tower is very exciting. The built-in larch heartwood is extraordinarily resistant and the diagonal double-tong construction means that the tower can give way …

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    Anette
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    7

    Naturbadesee Stockelache

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Newly created nearby. Renatured Schwalm.

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    8

    Edermündung

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The river rises in the Rothaar Mountains on the Ederkopf in the urban area of Netphen (Westphalia), flows through the Edersee reservoir and flows into the Fulda at Grifte on the municipal boundary of Edermünde and Guxhagen (north Hesse).

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    Eder Radweg

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Easy to drive on both sides with a good surface. There are resting places at different places.

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    The cathedral and imperial city of Fritzlar is one of the oldest medieval cities in Germany and is a popular destination in the holiday region Kellerwald-Edersee.

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    Mausefalle

    Hiking Highlight

    The mousetrap is named after the shape of the rock. It consists of a base plate on which, similar to an old mousetrap, another stone with a slope of about 45 degrees builds up.

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    Kellerwaldturm

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Was built in 2003 by a local carpenter.

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    Rotkäppchenweg bei Riebelsdorf

    Bike Touring Highlight

    On the entire route from Treysa to Oberaula - Wahlshausen a very nice to ride asphalted bike path. The constant slight slope is also very good for children and older people.

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    Marktplatz Fritzlar

    Hiking Highlight

    The historic old town of Fritzlar is very impressive and worth seeing. Fritzlar is known for its well-preserved, medieval townscape with numerous half-timbered houses and a largely preserved town wall …

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    15

    Engels Ruh

    Hiking Highlight

    Very nice and idyllic resting place between the Emser Berg and the Altenburg. Many hiking trails meet here and the touching story of Mrs. Engel is told, who regularly stopped here on the way to the market.

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    Formerly a monastery church, today a parish church: with its rich history and Romanesque design, the Fritzlar Cathedral is a very important church. In addition, the cathedral has had the …

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    17

    Like many Hessian cities, Homberg has a well-preserved old town center. Some of the buildings date from the Middle Ages, are well preserved and have been lovingly restored. The old …

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    18

    The bridge takes its name from the woodcutters who moved into the city forest. They whipped their axes (whiskers) at the sandstones of the bridge to sharpen them.
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    19

    Castle ruin Löwenstein. Great view of the surroundings. If you feel like it you can stop in the snack bar, just below the tower.

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    Rotkäppchenland Bahnradweg

    Bike Touring Highlight

    On the entire route from Treysa to Oberaula - Wahlshausen a very nice to ride asphalted bike path. The constant slight slope is also very good for children and older people.

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