Holiday on the volcano
Discover Alsfeld, a fairytale town of half-timbered houses, and the „Vogelsberg“ with its magnificent upland landscape. Numerous offerings and leisure activities in and around Alsfeld guarantee enjoyment, fun and relaxation.
Alsfeld – a fairytale town of half-timbered houses
Alsfeld’s middle-aged centre defines the image of a town considered to be one of the most memorable and characterful in the German state of Hesse. More than 400 half-timbered houses are preserved in the old part of town.
In 1975, Alsfeld was one of just five towns in Europe to be awarded the title of “European Model Town” to help it preserve its architectural heritage.
Natural reserve – „Hoher Vogelsberg“
Situated in the heart of Hesse, the „Hoher Vogelsberg“ is the oldest natural reserve in Germany. Visitors are rewarded with natural beauty, a wide range of leisure activities and above all the calmness of this countryside.
“Schwalm – Rotkäppchenland”
Explore the „German Fairytale Route“ and discover where the Grimm brothers found „Little Red Riding Hood“. Untouched nature, castles, palaces, fairytale scenery and fairytale houses. All that and more can be found here.