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Attractions in Gießen District

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There are plenty of places to see and visit in Gießen District. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Gießen District 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 Gießen District

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    Aartalsee - Stausee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Very nice lake, which is easy to drive around and to walk around. You can also relax and eat a bit.

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    Panorama Tiefenrother Höhe

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Fantastic view over the Siegerland. It is a must when you are in the area. In addition to the very beautiful section of the Rothaarsteig, which leads over the ridge, …

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    Marburg

    Bike Touring Highlight

    A great old town with many small streets and beautiful half-timbered houses !!

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    Radweg hier, Wasserweg dort

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Here, when the weather is nice, cycling in the Lahn Valley is always a great pleasure! The fact that there are no motorways in this section of the valley is an invaluable advantage!

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    Marmorbrücke Villmar

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Die Brücke wurde von August 1894 bis Dezember 1895 erbaut, um dem Ort Villmar einen direkten Zugang zur 1862 errichteten Lahntalbahn sowie zu den Marmorbrüchen und Grundstücken „Überlahn“ zu ermöglichen. …

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    Lahnbrücke

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Was formerly part of the medieval trade route from Frankfurt to Cologne.

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    Alte Lahnbrücke

    Bike Touring Highlight

    This is the only bicycle-compatible Lahn crossing between the northern Lollar (where the cycle path ends at the end of the bridge) and the cycle path from Wismar to Gießen, …

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    Armin
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    Lahntal

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Here you can enjoy cycling. There are always places where you can pause and discover new impressions. The canoeists in particular contribute to this.

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    Bahnpeter
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    Lahnbrücke Dietkirchen

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The bridge is suitable for pedestrians. To drive along a beautiful cycling path, simply follow the R7.

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    10

    Runkel

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Visually a journey into the Middle Ages with the castle and the old stone bridge over the Lahn. I can highly recommend the ice cream parlor on the Lahn and …

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    Hoher Dom zu Limburg

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Limburg Cathedral, also known as St. George's Cathedral after St. Georg's patron saint, is the cathedral church of the diocese of Limburg, perched above the old town of Limburg an …

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    A rather inconspicuous spot in the immediate vicinity of the Jagdberg.
    The highest point is a little further off the beaten track. The sign was brought forward some time ago.

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    Stefan28
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    The volcanic Vogelsberg does not represent a large volcano, but consists of many hundred breakouts. It extends in the center of Hesse over 2500 square kilometers between Gießen, Lauterbach, Schlüchtern, …

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    Aartalsee

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Great mountain bike destination with good rest stops around the lake.
    However, a lot of pedestrians on Sundays and public holidays.

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    Korni
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    Tiefenrother Höhe

    Hiking Highlight

    The "nose in the wind" is a viewing platform on the Tiefenrother Höhe (552 meters), which offers hikers on the Rothaarsteig a wonderful view in north-westerly direction of the Siegerland. …

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    Dieter
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    Aartalgrill

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Aartalsee, the second largest lake area of ​​Hesse has something to offer for every recreational athlete. Sailing, surfing, fishing, inline skating, hiking or jogging is possible on the approximately 7.5 km long circular walk.

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    Holger
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    Dünsberg

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Opening Hours: Beginning of March to end of October: Wednesday 12:00 - 22:00 o'clock Saturday 12:00 - 22:00 o'clock Sunday 8:00 - 22:00 o'clock Holidays 10:00 - 22:00 o'clock Beginning …

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    Rothaarsteig (Trail)

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    For all who want to practice driving technique, here you can find everything roots, mud holes uphill as downhill.
    But all in the SO-S1 area

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    In the run-up to the 2014 State Garden Show, the Gießener Lahnufer was redesigned, opened to the public and made the city's location on the river more tangible. Between Weststadt …

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    Dillquelle

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    The source of the 55-kilometer dill is 567 meters above sea level. NN below the Haincher Höhe directly on Rothaarsteig. The Dill opens at Wetzlar in the Lahn.

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