10 days in Hesse Itinerary

10 days in Hesse Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Hesse travel route builder

Make it your trip
Fly
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Frankfurt
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kassel
— 3 nights
Train
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Fulda
— 2 nights
Drive to Frankfurt am Main Airport, Fly to Tel Aviv

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Frankfurt

— 4 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Get out of town with these interesting Frankfurt side-trips: Ruedesheim am Rhein (Benedictine Abbey of St. Hildegard, Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal), &more), Wiesbaden City Palace (in Wiesbaden) and Romerkastell Saalburg und archaologischer Park (in Bad Homburg). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Romer, explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, see the interesting displays at Museum Embankment, and take an in-depth tour of Senckenberg Natural History Museum (Naturmuseum Senckenberg).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Frankfurt trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Frankfurt is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Frankfurt is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Tel Aviv in August, plan for slightly colder days in Frankfurt, with highs around 29°C, while nights are colder with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kassel.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 8:

Kassel

— 3 nights

Capital of the German Fairy Tale Route

Despite suffering total devastation from bombing raids and house-to-house combat during the Second World War, Kassel today has been revitalized as a city of high education, high culture, and the arts.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kassel: Bad Wildungen (Parc national de Kellerwald-Edersee & Wandelhalle) and Edersee (in Waldeck). There's still lots to do: stroll around Bergpark Wilhelmshoehe, don't miss a visit to Daghan-Malenky, step into the grandiose world of Lowenburg Castle, and head outdoors with Fritzlar.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Kassel driving holiday app.

You can drive from Frankfurt to Kassel in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Kassel sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can take a train to Fulda.

Things to do in Kassel

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:

Fulda

— 2 nights
Fulda is a city in Hesse, Germany; it is located on the river Fulda and is the administrative seat of the Fulda district . Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Michaelskirche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fulda Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Schlossgarten Fulda, and finally step into the grandiose world of Stadtschloss City Palace Fulda.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Fulda vacation builder app.

Take a train from Kassel to Fulda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Fulda can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fulda

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:

Hesse travel guide

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Though relatively small in size, Hesse is not only rich in tradition, culture, and art, but also in numerous modern tourist attractions. This is one of the country's most prosperous regions. It includes the city of Frankfurt, a global financial powerhouse renowned for its futuristic skyline. The region is known for its outstanding public transportation, high quality of life, leafy parks, and lively nightlife. The city streets are lined with small cafes, innovative museums, bustling beer halls, and an array of other places to visit while in town. Hesse also contains huge green areas interspersed with lush river valleys and pristine national parks. Its quiet countryside surrounds hillside villages and medieval towns. Be sure to indulge in some of the local specialties while on your holiday: outstanding white wines, apple ciders, and a wide range of award-winning cheeses.