7 days in Hesse Itinerary

7 days in Hesse Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Hesse route planner

Make it your trip
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Fulda
— 1 night
Train
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Kassel
— 1 night
Drive
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Frankfurt
— 4 nights
Drive

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Fulda

— 1 night
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 4th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Stadtschloss City Palace Fulda, step into the grandiose world of Schlossgarten Fulda, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fulda Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Michaelskirche, and finally admire the natural beauty at Dahliengarten.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fulda road trip website.

Wiesbaden to Fulda is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Traveling from Wiesbaden in July, expect little chillier with lows of 55°F in Fulda. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Kassel.

Things to do in Fulda

Historic Sites · Parks

Kassel

— 1 night

Capital of the German Fairy Tale Route

Despite suffering total devastation from bombing raids and house-to-house combat during the Second World War, Kassel today has been revitalized as a city of high education, high culture, and the arts.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): stroll around Bergpark, don't miss a visit to Wasserkuenste, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Wilhelmshohe, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Kurhessen Therme.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, read Kassel online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Fulda to Kassel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Kassel can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Kassel

Spas · Parks · Historic Sites

Frankfurt

— 4 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 Heidelberg (Museum of the Palatinate (Kurpfalzisches Museum) and restaurant, Schloss Heidelberg, &more) and Cologne (Cologne Cathedral & Chocolate Museum). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Romer, learn more about the world around you at Senckenberg Natural History Museum (Naturmuseum Senckenberg), admire the natural beauty at Palmengarten, and get to know the fascinating history of The Hauptwache.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Frankfurt trip itinerary app.

Getting from Kassel to Frankfurt by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kassel in July, expect nights in Frankfurt to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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.