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City break in Mainz. Active leisure ideas for Mainz - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Tourists travelling with kids should visit a local botanical garden. The Botanic Garden of Mainz is a perfect place for family visit, the territory of the garden covers more than 10 hectares. The garden presents more than 8.5 thousands of exotic plant species brought there from all over the world. The visitors will learn the variety and peculiarities of floral forms presented in the garden. After the observation tour the visitors will have a chance to rest in one of the arbors and recreate in cozy and quiet atmosphere of the garden.
The main gastronomy specialities of Mainz are considered to be cheese and different seasoned snacks made from cheese. Cheese experts should try a special sort of cheese named Handkäse and … Open
Fans of the outdoor recreation will surely like the Municipal Park Mainz. The parkland features numerous alleys for hiking and cycling, a special picnic area and a large rose garden where more than seven thousands of rose bushes are grown. The Municipal Park is an established place of holding upscale events as Wine Fair or the Mainzer Weinmarkt which takes place annually in August. Shopping fans will find numerous attracting markets and department stores.
The most buzzing shopping streets are Schillerstrasse and Langgasse. There one will find clothing and footwear stores, original souvenir boutiques and antique shops. The historical part of the city offers the same impressive choice of souvenir shops where one will find articles and gifts meeting each taste and fancy. The largest shopping center Am Brand is located not far from the Market Square (the Marktplatz). Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Cultural life of Mainz is rich and diverse as each season of the year features interesting festive events. Despite of beer being considered by travelers the favorite drink of local people, … Open
Among hundreds of departments and stores one will find the shops of different trends from perfume and souvenirs to luxury jewelry shops and wine stores. A wide pedestrian area is located among Grosse Bleiche and Ludwigsstrasse. Apart from attractive shops the area hosts restaurants, cafes and other entertaining centers of tourist interest.
A visit to the CineStar cinema will be a perfect way of leisure in Mainz. The cinema features not only comfortable halls but a rich film menu. The major part of visitors attends the cinema in the days of the brightest world premieres. The most popular nightclub among other night entertaining establishments is Chapeau Claque being a favorite destination of the contemporary music fans. The night club features sleek style bar offering an impressive choice of drinks and a large dancing floor as well as a cozy hall with cushioned furniture. The night club Comodo is located not far from the city center. Each week the club holds exciting parties and engaging entertainment shows for guests.
Among attractive and significant tour sights the Mainz Cathedral is worth noticing. It is among the imperial cathedrals. The walls of the Cathedral witnessed numerous crowning ceremonies of … Open
Gambling is also popular in Mainz, as evidenced by the presence of small slot machines that can be found throughout the city. The largest institution is Spielbank, where visitors can play not only slots but also roulette and bingo. It should be noted that you do not need to follow a certain dress code to visit the casino (but you should not forget about accuracy and neatness). There are two great sites for those who want to play mini Golf in Mainz: an indoor area called Schwarzlichthelden (you can also play bowling in the entertainment centre), and an outdoor area, which can be found in the picturesque Volkspark.
Mainz is a great place for those who want to see colourful theatrical performances, having a pleasant time in a comfortable environment. To do this, you should go to the Unterhaus or Staatstheater. For those who prefer cinema, in addition to the already mentioned CineStar, you can visit the cinema Capitol & Palatin. Visitors will find a comfortable hall and a welcoming atmosphere here, and, of course, always fresh cinema news. If an interesting sports football match is held in Mainz during your holiday, you should not miss it — even those who do not consider themselves a football fan will appreciate visiting Opel Arena and the games that are held here.
1. The warmest months in the year are considered to be July and August. During these months the day time temperature reaches about 23C. The summer is considered to be the heat of the tourist … Open
Clip'n Climb Mainz is another great place in the capital of Rhineland-Palatinate, where visitors can try indoor climbing, thereby learning the basics of rock climbing before a possible foray into the mountains as part of the tour. LaserTag Mainz provides excellent opportunities for team play, this pastime will appeal to both arriving with their friends and those who travel with family. A favourite place for many locals is VArea, where they can enjoy a virtual reality station, opening new edges in the world of games.
Mainz Strand Escape quest club Exit Experience is the most popular centre of its kind in the whole city. Its visitors can choose rooms created on the basis of the game Fallout, literary works about Sherlock Holmes, the films "Charlie and the chocolate factory" and "the Great Gatsby". All rooms, storylines and quests are appropriately decorated, visitors are given 60 minutes to pass the quest. Be sure to visit the club Secret Escape Game, where you can visit the stylized jungle, pirate Bay, magic school rooms. Those who want to visit drawing masterclasses can go to the Studio Mal-Werk, where they can create their own piece of art.
Among the most popular spas in the city are Sirinthip Thai Massage and Baan Sabai, where visitors can relax and have a good time in the beautiful relaxation rooms. Night clubs in Mainz are not limited to clubs Comodo and Chapeau Claque, those who want to have a great time after dusk should definitely visit bars such as Der Große Gatsby with its excellent cocktails, Imperial Danceclub Mainz, where people want to dance all night, as well as Zum Bajazz, where you can have a great time listening to quality music, chatting with friends and drinking an alcoholic drink. Bar Caponniere, located in a historic building will appeal to those who love cosy and appropriately decorated institutions, as well as those who want to try the best beer in the city.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Mainz and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Mainz
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Vosges du Nord' , 127.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Kellerwald-Edersee' , 136.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Mainz
♥   Amusement park 'Taunus Wunderland' Schlangenbad, 17.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Zoo Frankfurt' Frankfurt, 33.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Freizeitpark Lochmühle' Wehrheim, 38.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Holiday Park' Haßloch, 75.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Technik Museum Speyer' Speyer, 77.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Mainz
♥   Water park 'SchwabenQuellen' Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, 156 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Mainz
♥   Restaurant 'Bootshaus' Mainz. Type - Market cuisine. 1.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'FAVORITE restaurant' MAINZ. Type - Modern French. 1.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Domäne Mechtildshausen' Wiesbaden-Erbenheim. Type - Market cuisine. 5.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Maloiseaus Lohmühle' Wiesbaden. Type - French|Country. 7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Stein’s Traube' Mainz-Finthen. Type - Market cuisine. 7.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Mainz

Guide to your best city break in Mainz - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Mainz - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Mainz?' disappears immediately.
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