The castle forest - Highlights
It is located between the Vogelsberg and the Rhön Mountains. Its highest point is 778 meters above sea level.
There is a lot to discover. We have selected the best sights and cycling and hiking destinations for you:
Frankenberg stone house
The Frankenberg Stone House is the oldest building in the town of Burgwald. It was built around 1240 and served as the seat of mayors, bailiffs, rentmasters and councilors. You can see how people lived back then by visiting this amazing place today!
Frankenberg Game Park
Frankenberg Wildlife Park is home to a variety of animal species. You can see deer, reindeer, and mouflon roaming freely in their natural habitat. There are also many other animals that call this park home, including foxes, badgers, raccoons and more.
The Liebfrauenkirche is one of the most important Gothic buildings in Hesse. It was built between 1286 and 1380 and is in the style of the Elisabethkirche in Marburg, which burned down completely in 1476. After a Hesse-wide appeal for donations by Landgrave Heinrich III, it was rebuilt from 1478.
Mellnau Castle is the perfect place for all your needs. We have a great restaurant, beautiful gardens and even a small zoo! You can also explore our museum, which displays artifacts from the Renaissance period. Come visit us today!
We offer an escape from the city with our panoramic view of nature. You can see all four seasons changing right before your eyes! Our tranquility is perfect for those who want to relax or enjoy some time alone.
Dodenau bicycle tunnel
The Eder bike tour is one of the most popular bike routes in Germany. It's a great way to explore the countryside and experience some of the best scenery Germany has to offer. You can take your time, stopping in a variety of quaint villages along the way or just enjoy an easy ride on flat terrain. There are plenty of options for all skill levels and ages!