Beautifully situated

Surrounding Countryside

Embedded in a middle mountainous region, Bad Hersfeld is surrounded by beautiful little towns and the cities of Rotenburg, Fulda and Eisenach with plenty of unique shopping opportunities and a great working infrastructure. The airports in Frankfurt/Main and Kassel are fast and easy to reach if you are seized by wanderlust!

Flying high or staying grounded

Nature

The course of the Fulda river uniquely shapes the region around Bad Hersfeld with the Rhoen, a paradise for hikers, skiers and cyclists and the "Wasserkuppe" mountain for paragliding excursions. If you prefer staying a little closer to the ground, maybe you want to take a walk on the pilgrim path "Lutherweg 1521".

Always something going on

Recreation

There are always plenty of things to do in and around Bad Hersfeld. The annual Lullusfest for instance is the oldest folk festival in Germany first celebrated in 852. The Dommuseum in Fulda, the Wartburg in Eisenach and the Grimm World and Orangery in Kassel are just a few more exciting destinations you should not miss out on.

Rich in culture

Culture

The "Stiftsruine", the biggest Romanesque European church ruin, provides the perfect backdrop for the well-known Bad Hersfeld festivals. For centuries, the mineral springs "Lullus and Vitalisquelle" have attracted thousands of visitors. The city center holds 200 medieval timber-framed buildings and the city hall was built in the traditional "Weserrenaissance" architectural style.

Trendsetting

Family

In and around Bad Hersfeld you will find an abundance of kindergartens and daycare facilities for children and students. The universities offer attractive degree programs with the THM, University of Applied Sciences, as one of the most popular in the area.

Hamlar

Another site

Southern Germany’s Romantic Road runs close to Hamlar, a beautiful place to raise a family with lots of nature and historical treasures. In the Swabian part of Bavaria you can enjoy the gorgeous Danube valley while the mountains are only a stone’s throw away.

Hamlar site