12 days in Hesse Itinerary

12 days in Hesse Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Hesse travel planner

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Frankfurt
— 7 nights
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Fulda
— 2 nights
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Marburg
— 2 nights
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Frankfurt

— 7 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ruedesheim am Rhein (Drosselgasse, Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal), &more), Heidelberg (Museum of the Palatinate (Kurpfalzisches Museum) and restaurant, Schloss Heidelberg, &more) and Schiller-Denkmal (in Wiesbaden). The adventure continues: make a trip to Romer, get great views at Main Tower, take an in-depth tour of Senckenberg Natural History Museum (Naturmuseum Senckenberg), and meet the residents at Zoo Frankfurt.

For photos and more tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt travel route builder app.

Kobern-Gondorf to Frankfurt is an approximately 1.5-hour travel. You can also drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fulda.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Fulda

— 2 nights
Fulda is a city in Hesse, Germany; it is located on the river Fulda and is the administrative seat of the Fulda district . Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Dahliengarten, step into the grandiose world of Schlossgarten Fulda, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fulda Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Michaelskirche, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kloster Frauenberg. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Deutsches Feuerwehr-Museum Fulda, see the interesting displays at Erlebniswelt-Blockflote, admire the striking features of Altes Rathaus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Benediktinerinnenabtei zur Hl. Maria, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stadtpfarrkirche, and finally pause for some photo ops at Saint Sturm's Fountain.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Fulda trip planner.

Traveling by car from Frankfurt to Fulda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Fulda when traveling from Frankfurt in July, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Marburg.

Things to do in Fulda

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Marburg

— 2 nights
Marburg is a university town in the German federal state (Bundesland) of Hesse, capital of the Marburg-Biedenkopf district (Landkreis). Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Botanischer Garten, examine the collection at Mineralogisches Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Elizabeth Kirche, then get engrossed in the history at Marburger Haus der Romantik, and finally ponder the world of politics at Rathaus Marburg. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Mathematikum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michaelskapelle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Marburger Universitatskirche, then see the interesting displays at Marburger Landgrafenschloss Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutherische Pfarrkirche St. Marien.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Marburg travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Fulda to Marburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Fulda in July, you will find days in Marburg are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Hesse travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites · Specialty Museums
Though relatively small in size, Hesse is not only rich in tradition, culture, and art, but also in numerous modern tourist attractions. This is one of the country's most prosperous regions. It includes the city of Frankfurt, a global financial powerhouse renowned for its futuristic skyline. The region is known for its outstanding public transportation, high quality of life, leafy parks, and lively nightlife. The city streets are lined with small cafes, innovative museums, bustling beer halls, and an array of other places to visit while in town. Hesse also contains huge green areas interspersed with lush river valleys and pristine national parks. Its quiet countryside surrounds hillside villages and medieval towns. Be sure to indulge in some of the local specialties while on your holiday: outstanding white wines, apple ciders, and a wide range of award-winning cheeses.