Not only the Bergstrasse Region – "Mountain Road Region" with its colourful Old Towns, vineyards and the blooming season during the Germany’s "first spring", but also the mysterious Odenwald Region with its altitudes and marvellous lookouts, forests and picturesque villages in meadow valleys and the riversides at the Main and Neckar, with their medieval timber-framed buildings, châteaus and castles make this region so attractive for your vacation. Here, for this reason, we have compiled a number of interesting destinations in the immediate neighbourhood of the Bergstrasse - Mountain Road which are always worth a visit.
The Eberstadt Stalactite Cave, with its 600-m-long footpath is one of Germany’s most popular and biggest show caves.
Kletterwald – High Ropes Course an athletic challenge which offers a lot of fun and great attractions such as the so-called "Tarzansprung" – "Jump of Tarzan".
A boat cruise on the Neckar River, passing by numerous legendary castles and châteaus which are situated on forested mountain sides, offers to each visitor silence, relaxation as well as recreation and will turn it into a great experience.
Not only the Nibelung Song is connected inseparably with the city of Worms, also Martin Luther and the Reformation have left their marks here.
Amorbach is a historical baroque town located in the heart of the Bavarian Odenwald.
Michelstadt with its half-timbered houses offers one of the best-preserved Hessian-Frankish townscapes.
Four castles of the 12th and 13th century, witnesses of an turbulent past, are today the visible landmark of the town – the "Vierburgenstadt" – "Four-Castle-Town".
The redesigned German Ivory Museum located in Erbach presents itself in an unconventional and exciting way.
Behind the thick walls of Erbach Palace with its neobaroque fassade the watches seem to have stopped.
Fürth-Erlenbach is situated in a landscape of low mountains at the foot of Krehberg Mountain with a clear view of the Weschnitztal - Weschnitz Valley. The quietly situated village is eminently suited for wanderers and for those seeking recreation.
The Felsenmeer – Sea of Rocks is a bizarre stone scenery and a fascination for every visitor. It is situated in Reichenbach approximately 8 km north-eastern to Bensheim.
The history of the development of traffic technology during the past 100 years can be seen in this museum.
The Messel Pit became known because of its wealth of preserved fossils of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, insects and plants from the Eocene which were found there.
UNESCO Weltnaturerbe Grube Messel (Darmstadt-Dieburg)
Auto - und Technikmuseum Sinsheim
Rock sea in pure valley - Reichenbach
Mountain animal park in Fürth
4 castle town of Neckarsteinach
Strahlenburg Castle, Schriesheim
Earl of Wiser´s Castle, Hirschberg
Amorbach - charming baroque town in the ode wood
Wachenburg Castle, Weinheim
Worms - The Nibelungenstadt
Amusement and Wildlife Parks
Navigation on the Neckar
Windeck Castle Ruins Weinheim
Further Places of Interest
Castle and Blossom Trail
Further Places of Interest
Starkenburg Castle, Heppenheim
Heiligenberg Castle, Seeheim-Jugenheim
Tannenberg Castle Ruins, Seeheim-Jugenheim
Kranichstein Hunting Lodge