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In the country

Northern Hesse is just the right place for nature-lovers – picturesque half-timbered towns, surrounded by forests, fields, rivers and gentle low mountain ranges. Here, you are in the middle of the country. But the region is not just for people seeking relaxation. It offers a variety of sports activities, such as hiking, cycling, swimming, surfing or a stay in one of the numerous nature parks, zoos and amusement parks.



Nature parks, zoos and amusement parks

Countless beautiful landscapes, great wildlife parks or experiences such as the bare foot path are only some examples of what the region has to offer. You can find further information and possibilities for excursions on the following pages:


Northern Hesse has a variety of well-developed cycle routes. Under the following links, you can find more information relating to cycling:



The northern Hesse low mountain landscape is varied and diverse. There are densely wooded mountain ranges, but also open hills with enchanting river valleys. The level of difficulty of the paths varies: there are simple paths, and difficult steep tracks for the more experienced.


Hiking in northern Hesse: more info...

Water activities

Northern Hesse offers a wide range of options for water lovers – from swimming pools to lakes for bathing. The rivers also offer numerous activities, such as steam boat trips, canoeing or rafting. And for bon vivants, northern Hesse offers great spas and adventure pools.


Northern Hesse's water world: more info...