The Habichtswald - Highlights
It is home to one of the most beautiful natural areas in Germany and is also known as the "Roof of Bavaria". It has an area of about 1,500 square kilometers and reaches heights of up to 1,800 meters.
There is a lot to discover. We have selected the best sights and cycling and hiking destinations for you:
Silver Lake is a beautiful lake in the Habichtswald. It is an hour away from Hercules and is perfect for fishing, swimming or just relaxing on the shore. Come and explore this natural beauty with us!
The Hercules Monument is the tallest statue in Germany and is located at the top of the Habichtswald Forest. It is 8.25 meters high and has a viewing platform that you can reach by climbing 62 meters up into the octagonal base. From here you'll get a view of Kassel like no other!
The Alpine Trail in Habichtswald is an easy, beautiful hike with breathtaking views. You can watch wildlife and enjoy nature while walking through this forest. It's just really great to walk this trail!
The Hohe Dörnberg is the highest point in the Habichtswald. From here you can enjoy an incredible view of the Warmetal and its surroundings. You'll find plenty of opportunities to hike, bike or just relax on one of the benches. And if you are looking for something more active, there is always the possibility of climbing!
This ancient Roman aqueduct was built more than 2000 years ago and still stands today. It is one of the most impressive structures from that time and you can always visit it yourself during your visit to Habichtswald.
The Lion Castle is an amazing example of romanticism in architecture and design. It is a medieval castle ruin built between 1793 and 1801 as one of the first pseudo-medieval castles in Europe. It is also nestled in the Bergpark above Wilhelmshöhe Castle, which is home to many other beautiful sights such as fountains, statues, ponds and more!
The Habichtswald - Camper pitches near
Camping site Weißenthalsmühle in North Hesse
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