A lot going on all year round

in and around Herbstein and the Vogelsbergkreis. Have a look, maybe you will find an event that interests you? Farmers markets, musicals, concerts, street festivals, sporting events, wellness and much more. Click on the event for more information. Be curious – there is a lot to discover!
The crowning glory is an overnight stay in the cozy and stylish apartments in the kleinHOTEL Herbstein. I am looking forward to your visit.

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sights & culture

Welcome to Herbstein, the city on the mountains! The between 280 and 710 m above sea level. Heilbad Herbstein is Hesse’s highest mineral spring and a state-approved climatic health resort. Herbstein is idyllically located in the Hoher Vogelsberg Nature Park, in the middle of the largest and extinct volcano in Central Europe.
The varied landscape with rare plants and animals is balm for heart and soul. There is an extensive (premium) hiking and cycling network available. You can go horse riding and play golf (18-hole golf course in Lauterbach-Sickendorf).
The nearby VulkanTherme with its wide range of offers (including mini golf course) also means that health and wellness are not neglected. Herbstein itself has, among other things, a historic town center, a walkable town wall with underground vaults, an interesting Lastnachtsmuseum, cozy restaurants and cozy villages all around.
The enchanting baroque city of Fulda offers decelerated shopping experiences and a wide range of ideas for those interested in culture all year round. It is only a stone’s throw away. The Hoherodskopf with its climbing forest, hiking trails, summer toboggan run and in winter cross-country skiing trails is always worth a visit.
The castle with baroque park in the Stockhausen district, Eisenbach Castle – the Wartburg Upper Hesse and Nieder Moose lakes are just some of the other crowd pullers around Herbstein. Let me be enchanted by the Herbstein spa and enjoy a relaxing stay in my kleinHOTEL Herbstein. Your innovative feel-good hotel directly on the volcano cycle path.

health & Wellness

Hessens highest mineral spring attracts with health and wellness offers whatever the weather. The VulkanTherme has 32.6 ° C warm, magnesium-rich, mineral-containing calcium-sodium-sulfate healing water. It flows from a depth of over 1,000 m into the pool of the thermal exercise bath and has a positive effect on the internal organs when bathing. In addition to the VulkanTherme, the VulkanSauna also offers relaxation, peace and vitality. Thanks to the modern, open construction with a large glass facade, the nature of the Vogelberg is very close and the volcano is always present. Steam baths with low temperatures and high air humidity, classic Finnish saunas and organic saunas with fragrance and aromatherapy are offered. In addition to classic showers, there are swell showers, snail-shaped adventure showers with rain panels and plunge pools to cool off. The ice fountain embedded in volcanic rock provides icy cooling. Aromatic infusions are prepared several times a day. Generous relaxation areas in the bathroom and sauna with outdoor terraces and a lawn for sunbathing ensure pleasant breaks between baths and saunas.
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leisure & sport

Cycling, horseback riding, hiking and pilgrimages are just some of the popular activities. The Vogelsberg offers suitable routes for cyclists and hikers for the connoisseur as well as for the ambitious guest. Cycling along the railway lines on the Vulkanradweg is particularly popular with cyclists. Moderate inclines, a fine, wide asphalt surface and unmistakable, continuous signage inspire visitors who just want to move and enjoy nature. The kleinHOTEL Herbstein is located directly on the volcano cycle path, the Bonifatius hiking path and the Jakobsweg!

Volcano Cycle Path – Experience 94 kilometers of cycling fun across the Vogelsberg region.
On these, cycling at the foot of the Vogelsberg is no problem, even for trained cyclists and families. Because with a maximum of three percent incline / decline, cycling is unbelievably fun even in low mountain ranges. The smooth fine asphalt naturally also inspires all inline fans and handbikers. It is 94 kilometers long and meanders largely on the route of the former Oberwaldbahn through the wonderful open forest and meadow landscape.

Herbstein and environment

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Hans Christian Andersen

"To travel is to live."