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The Hessisches Bergland at a glance
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In the Hessisches Bergland, families can do one thing above all: relax! Cycle with your children through the richly wooded natural landscape of Hesse and cool off in the many swimming lakes, swimming pools or aqua parks. Zoo and game enclosures round off the versatile family vacation. If you even book your stay with the children in a wellness hotel, it will be even easier for you to leave all the worries of everyday life behind!
The trend to go on vacation in Germany and in the diverse regions of the Federal Republic continues. Since the Hessisches Bergland is located in the middle of Germany, it is easy to reach from all parts of the country and therefore the ideal travel destination for families!
An insider tip for families
The heavily forested area, which is riddled with rivers, welcomes you and the children with a picturesque landscape. As the Hessisches Bergland as a holiday region is one of the insider tips of the German regions, hotel rooms and holiday apartments can be booked all year round. Family-friendly wellness hotels can also be found – Hessen offers something for every taste!
Due to the many forests and the low mountain range, the region is perfect for hiking and cycling tours. Numerous designated bike paths take you to a wide variety of locations in the Hessian highlands. In addition to bike paths, many hiking trails cross the area. If you then need to cool down, you can simply refresh yourself in one of the bathing lakes or spend a few relaxing hours in one of the adventure pools, which guarantee bathing fun for the whole family.
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Come on, let’s discover the Hessian highlands!
The Hessisches Bergland is still a little insider tip among the holiday regions in Germany. The region is in no way inferior to its much-visited competitors: Look forward to wonderful bathing lakes, spacious game parks and exciting cities!
Bathing fun is guaranteed
The Hessisches Bergland with its numerous lakes invites you to a relaxing bathing holiday. The Silbersee near Frielendorf in the Schwalm-Eder district is sure to please you and your children particularly well. The small lake lies in the middle of a forested hilly landscape and has almost clear water with a green bank – the ideal place for sunbathing! If you don’t want to leave here, you can rent a holiday home or apartment in the adjacent holiday park. Numerous sports and leisure facilities, adventure playgrounds, an all-weather toboggan run and much more ensure that all family members get their money’s worth even on a short vacation!
Probably the greatest bathing experience awaits you on your family vacation in Hesse in the Aquapark Baunatal. You and the children can look forward to a bathing paradise with indoor and outdoor pools and a slide! While you can make the adventure pool or toddler area unsafe together with the young holidaymakers, an outdoor pool with several underwater massage jets and a water mushroom awaits you outdoors. After enjoying the sun on the large lawn, you will be drawn safely to the beach volleyball court, while the children can conquer the large playground. The highlight of the aqua park is undoubtedly the slide system: a 20-meter spiral staircase takes you to the starting point of two slides. This is where the 85 meter starts Long Sliding game – it will be great fun for young and old!
For nature lovers and city explorers
Nature lovers will also get their money’s worth in the Hessisches Bergland, as there are numerous zoos and wildlife parks here. One of them is the Wildpark Knüll in Homberg, which you can safely reach from your child-friendly hotel. Over 40 different animal species have found a home on an area of around 50 hectares. You can observe the wildlife on your tour on the approximately 4.5 km long circular path that leads you past red deer, fallow deer and wild sheep. If you would like to find out more about the wildlife park, you can take one of the guided tours.
If you want one little is more hustle and bustle, you can take a trip to Kassel. In the metropolis of North Hesse you can not only shop, but also stroll through one of the numerous museums in the Documenta city. The town of Fulda with its baroque old town and cathedral is also very worthwhile and is sure to please the whole family!
Where is the Hessisches Bergland?
The Hessisches Bergland is a low mountain range in the middle of Germany that can be easily reached from all parts of the country. The easiest way to reach your holiday destination by car, so you are always flexible during your stay.
Well-known cities in the Hessian highlands are Kassel and Fulda – they are always happy to see you!
What is the weather like in the Hessian highlands??
The picturesque landscape of the Hessisches Bergland welcomes you with a temperate climate and moderate rainfall, which is usual for a low mountain region. The best travel time for a family vacation is between May and October.
Ideally, plan your vacation with the kids for the summer, as most are in high season free time activities can be used.
A day in the Hessian highlands!
Do you and your family love nature? Then after breakfast you will probably be drawn to one of the many game parks in the Hessian highlands. Those who would like to continue to be active afterwards can make the numerous cycling and hiking trails in the region unsafe. At the end of the day, you can then cool off in one of the beautiful swimming lakes!
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