Hessen's natural landscapes account for over 1/3 of the state's area. Each one of them represents a piece of Hessen's characteristic diversity. The particular features of their landscapes make them outstanding areas for leisure and relaxation. The many signposted hiking paths and sport and educational trails offer plenty of opportunities to get active outdoors and enjoy the beauty of the landscape.
Between the Rhine, Bergstraße, Odenwald, Main and Neckar, you will find the picturesque landscape of the Geo-Naturpark Bergstraße-Odenwald, with its rich history. Over 30 adventure trails entice you […]
Nestled in rustic mountain forests, surrounded by steep slopes and ravines, the clear, blue-green Edersee lake winds its way. Hikers on the Urwaldsteig trail walk along meandering paths through wild, untouched […]
On foot, on the water, by mountain bike or on skis. The variety of forest, green valleys and mountain meadows, all surrounding the Diemelsee lake, is what makes this natural park so attractive. A full […]
Castles and forts jut out all over the forests of Naturpark Habichtswald. In the Middle Ages, these constructions protected villages and trading routes, while today they give the region its unique flair. […]
The Spessart is one of Germany’s most densely-wooded low mountain ranges and has the hunting passion of German emperors to thank for its existence. These emperors banned settlements in the forest and […]
The open, diverse low mountain landscape is perfect for hiking, while the volcanic Vogelsberg area captivates with its bizarre rock formations, formed over millennia through erosion and weathering. Hiking […]
In the heart of Hessen lies Naturpark Lahn-Dill-Bergland, a perfect park for hiking, where the variety of the region’s landscape is used considerately and maintained sustainably. Lofty peaks and high […]