The Wetterau - Highlights
The Wetterau is one of the most fertile regions in all of Europe with over 100 different crops grown on only 1% of the land area. This means that it has more than any other region in Germany!
There is a lot to discover. We have selected the best sights and cycling and hiking destinations for you:
Kapersburg Roman Fort
If yes, then this is the perfect place for you. This fortress was built in the 12th century and has been preserved until today. It's a great way to see how people lived in the Middle Ages. You can also explore some of the other attractions nearby, such as castles or churches that were built around the same time.
Roman tower at Gaulskopf
It was built around 200 AD and has been reconstructed as part of an archaeological park. The tower is located on the top of a hill that offers a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside. Visitors can climb to the top to enjoy a 360-degree view from all four sides of the tower.
The Wintersteinturm is the perfect destination for those who want to escape from everyday life. This observation tower is located in Frankfurt and offers a breathtaking view of the Wetterau region and the Frankfurt cityscape. It also houses a restaurant with delicious food and drinks, as well as an observation deck that offers 360-degree views of the surrounding area. You can even enjoy some time on our observation terrace!
Lake Wölfersheim is the perfect place for cycling. It is a beautiful lake with lots of nature and is great for cycling as there are two routes that go around the lake. There are also many other attractions in Wetterau, so if you are looking for more things to do while you are here, we have them!
Bad Vilbel moated castle
The Bad Vilbel moated castle is one of the most important archaeological sites in Hesse. It was built on an ancient Roman settlement and has stood since the 11th or 12th century. This moated castle houses many different buildings, including a church and living quarters for knights. You can explore this historical site with your family!
Nidda cycle path near Dortelweil
The Nidda Cycle Path is one of the most beautiful routes in Germany. It is perfect for cyclists, joggers and hikers alike. You'll find it near Dortelweil in the Wetterau region, which is known for its wine-growing tradition. Along this route you can observe rare animal and plant species and enjoy breathtaking views of the river valley.
The Wetterau - Camper pitches near
Farm camping in Münzenberg near Giessen
Campspace, from 20 €