Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Kassel1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Kassel with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Kassel areaThis Kassel map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Kassel and surroundings
Germany - moving around the countryInside the city, you can also travel by bus and tram. You can buy tickets at any stop in special vending machines. At the same time, if you need to travel regularly on such mean of transport, it’s better to purchase reusable tickets. There is an opportunity to buy a ticket even for a month, which will help to save a lot. All bus and tram stops are equipped with special screens that show information about certain routes and the time before arrival. The tramway is well developed in lands of Bavaria. Some routes pass even under ground. Wealthy connoisseurs of comfort can rent a car or use their own. In doing so, it is worth to study traffic regulations in Germany attentively. It’s allowed to drive at a speed of up to 100 kmph; in towns the limit is 50 kmph. On autobahns, the speed of the car is not controlled at all. … Open
Nature and parks of GermanyAnother northern national park is the Pomeranian lagoon located off the coast of the Baltic Sea. This is a very picturesque place with a rich animal and green worlds and a complex terrain. Wild boars, deer, otters, roe deer, mouflon, and various small mammals live in the park. Fans of animals can get unique impressions in the Eifel Park, in the west of the country. There are about 900 representatives of animals included in the red book. Among them, a black stork, a forest cat, a wall lizard have to be mentioned. The park serves as a shelter not only for them, but also for the centuries-old beech forest. This is one of the most important ecological objects in the country. … Open
Photogallery of Kassel sights
Our guide to Kassel
Cultural excursion through Kassel - things to see
Kassel often hosts various exhibitions of contemporary art, so unusual statues are one of its main distinctive features. There is Prayer statue near one of the local markets. The statue was bought by the city several years ago after an international exhibition. The bank of the Fulda River is the location of a monument in the form of a huge pick. The huge pick looks very impressive, surrounded by scenic nature. … Open
Attractions and active leisure
Vacationers with children will also find it interesting to visit Zoo am Rammelsberg to see owls of different types, storcks, flamingoes, giant snakes, and even white monkeys. Tourists may also find it interesting to visit the local planetarium, which is, by the way, the largest in Hesse. Local karting center will let everyone feel like true racers. Children below 14 must undergo a special two-hour-long master class … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
Taverne Odysseus is one of the most prestigious culinary establishments in Kassel. The luxurious hall of the restaurant is ideal for special occasions, and a huge choice of will please any visitor. The quality of service here is worth the highest praise, and attentive staff of Taverne Odysseus will help to keep any celebration at the highest level. Travelers, who want to taste Greek cuisine and enjoy relaxed … Open
Traditions and mentality of Kassel
An ancient city with a thousand-year-long history, Kassel never grows old. There is a reason for this – Kassel University that is well-known in the country. The university opened its doors for future teachers, art specialists, ecologists, architects, and engineers for the first time in 1971. Every year, more than 23 thousand people study here. The university is famous for its approach to internship – students … Open
Travel guide to Kassel
One of the most famous religious sites in Kassel is the Saint Martin’s Church, which was founded in the beginning of the 14th century. For hundreds of years, the church was rebuilt and supplemented with new elements. So now, its appearance is an amazing combination of different architectural styles. The last major reconstruction took place in the 50s of the last century, during which specialists were able to … Open
Shopping, streets and outlets
There are several attractive antiquity shops on the central streets of Kassel and the historic district. Antiquariat & Verlag Jenior has an interesting design and a variety of different items available for sale. Many tourists visit it like a museum. It is possible to purchase virtually everything here, from inexpensive old trifles to true masterpieces and antique jewelry. The selection of items is simply … Open