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Mainz - Old City

Trip on the Funicular Railway to the Neroberg

Neroberg hill is located 21 kilometers from Mainz. Its height is 245 meters. You can choose one of 2 ways to get to the top of it. The first way is walking along a wide path. But it will be very tedious. The second way is a trip on a funicular. It has been operating since 1888. The funicular has a water drive. It runs from the beginning of April to the end of October. You will have to spend a quarter of an hour on the road. You will cover a distance of almost 440 kilometers. The height difference is more than 80 meters here. You can not only enjoy the panoramic view of the city but also stand on the platform next to the driver during the trip to the mountain. You will observe how the filling and discharge of water necessary for the movement of the cabs of the funicular takes place.
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You will be able to relax in the restaurant Der Turm after you arrive at the upper station. You will see the vineyards of Hesse, visit the Opelbad water complex, opened in 1934, and visit the Church of St. Elizabeth. You will stand on its observation platform or in a circular gazebo. It was built in 1851. You can view the cities of Mainz and Wiesbaden from the height. You will be able to see the surroundings of the Odenwald in clear weather.

Rope-Climbing Adventures

If you like to run trails in rope parks you will have the opportunity to continue your hobby during your vacation in Mainz. You will climb the Neroberg Mountain. A rope and climbing park operates there. You can use the services of a qualified instructor there. You will move from one tree to another. Copyright
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Kletterpark is located just 10 kilometers from the city. It is suitable for you regardless of whether you are a novice in the conquest of rope trails or a professional. You can get here by car in just 11 minutes. You will use lifting elements with a level of difficulty suitable for you.
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Have Fun in Taunus Wunderland Park

Taunus Wunderland Park is located in the vicinity of the city. It is open from 9:30 to 18:00 from March to October. If you want to remember your childhood and get an adrenaline rush at the same time you should come here. 30 attractions are waiting for you on the territory of 40 thousand square meters. For example, you can ride a roller coaster, Ferris wheel, various carousels, "Spinning Barrel", and simulator "Taunus".
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You can also take advantage of the rafting attraction. It is an artificial rapid river with a length of 22 meters. You will get a thrill at the "Explosion & Drop" attraction. You can climb up to 17 meters from the ground and go down at high speed. In addition, you will get a chance to participate in one of the costume festivals held monthly in Taunus Wunderland.
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Skiing in Taunusstein

If you drive half an hour from Mainz you can reach Taunusstein. You can use one of the 3 ski trails in the surrounding area. They are designed for classic riding style. The total length of the trails is 15.5 kilometers. You can choose the one that suits your fitness level. You will also be offered ski trails: from a light trail that is 21 meters long to a complex trail that is 380 meters long. You will pass through the forest, valley, and mountain range.
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Entertainment Related to the Water Element

If you want to enjoy water activities you should go on a boat tour. You can enjoy the sights of Mainz from a new angle. You can also go to one of the beaches located in the vicinity of the city. You will get the opportunity not only to swim and sunbathe but also to ride a rented boat or catamaran. You can jump into the water from small coastal rocks on the beach Naturerlebnisbad Bingen-Bingerbrück.
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Mainz
♥   Restaurant 'Adagio' Mainz-Finthen. Type - Mediterranean cuisine. 7.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Zur Schlupp' Walluf. Type - Country. 8.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Das Nack' Gau-Bischofsheim. Type - International|Country. 9.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'martino KITCHEN' Wiesbaden. Type - International. 9.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Käfer’s Bistro' Wiesbaden. Type - International|French. 9.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Mainz
♥   Castle 'Festung Mainz' , 2.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Gustavsburg' , 3.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Schloss Biebrich' , 4.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burg Frauenstein' , 11 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Schloss Johannisburg' , 20.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Mainz
♥   Palace 'Biebrich Palace' Wiesbaden, 4.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Ducal Palace' Wiesbaden, 9.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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