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Make a self catering house or holiday rental in Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Hesse your home away from home

Set in a hilly landscape, the district of Hersfeld-Rotenburg is made up of many small towns and villages known for their pretty houses and scenic beauty. It is on the border between the former East and West Germany.

Things to Do in Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Hesse

Exploring this delightful area of wooded river valleys and small villages is the main activity for those staying in Hersfeld-Rotenburg holiday rentals. Hiking, cycling or taking scenic drives is the best way to enjoy the area which has many quaint timber-framed houses. Horseback riding can be enjoyed and there are tennis courts and miniature golf. Local markets are well worth visiting, along with local museums to learn more of the history of this ancient area. Hersfeld-Rotenburg hosts many festivals during the summer months which are well worth joining in. The Lullusfest at Bad Hersfeld each October is Germany’s oldest folk festival. There is also a Shooting Festival and the Tagebergfest, an outdoor forest festival.

Places to Visit Around Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Hesse

Rotenburg an der Fulda offers an interesting place to visit and a glimpse into the past. The Rotenburg Castle is now a crumbling ruin dating back to 1470. The mediaeval old town has many churches and watchtowers and has an interesting Jewish history, including a Jewish Museum and an excavated mikvah (ritual bath). The Town Hall was built in 1597 and the market place has been a trading place for centuries. Look for the remains of the Stadtmauer, from 1290, the magnificent churches and the two surviving watchtowers. The Witch Tower was once used as a prison. The main town in the area is Bad Hersfeld, a festival and spa town which hosts the annual Festspiele in the monastery ruins. The remains of the fortifications can be explored in the Lower Town along with the Klausturm watchtower.

Weather in Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Hesse

Hersfeld-Rotenburg holiday rentals enjoy a moderate climate with cool summers and cold snowy winters. Temperatures reach an average 18°C (65°F) in the summer. Winters are cold from December to March with daytime highs around 1°C (34°F) and temperatures well below freezing at night. The area has consistent rainfall all year round and some heavy snow in winter.

Travel to Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Hesse

The nearest airport to holiday rentals in Hersfeld-Rotenburg is Frankfurt (FRA) airport which is about 85km away. The best way to reach the area is by picking up a hire car and driving along the A4 to the area, which takes just under an hour. Those wanting to arrive by train will find the nearest railway station is at Bad Hersfeld.

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                                                                                                      We have had a wonderful holiday, beautiful house with everything provided, quiet ...

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                                                                                                      We have had a wonderful holiday, beautiful house with everything provided, quiet beautiful area, idiaal also to make trips from there super clean and very nice owner they welcome you personally, but then leave you alone voledig
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                                                                                                      We have been here two weeks and really enjoyed the peace and little tourism in sight, and our excellent bevallen.Het cottage is very child friendly with baby accessories such as crib, changing table, stool / step stool for toilet use (we had no children under 7 years), toys for the children, plastick plates, bowls and cups aanwezig.Ondanks that both children have been sick in the holidays they have a lot of enjoyed also the table tennis and trampoline and a bit further a voetbalveld.Voor us a must for peace and families.
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