Kelkheim (Taunus) — Pretty Little Town West Of Frankfurt

Kelkheim am Taunus is known for its natural beauty and that is just the beginning. With a history dating back to the medieval era and a cultural scene full of surprises, there really is never a dull moment in Kelkheim.

Then there are the modern conveniences of shopping malls and theaters that give you life on the other side, if that’s what you want.

Kelkheim has its share of historical architecture much like any other medieval town in Germany. But you’ll be amazed at the unique character of each as is evident when you set out on exploring this town as well as the surrounding Taunus.

From the monastery Church of St. Francis to the tombs of the Barons of Gagern there is a variety here that you’ll find exciting to keep up with. It’s definitely not a case of been there done that.

The town has invigorating possibilities where the outdoors is concerned. You’re surrounded by enticing woodlands, parks, and meadows which invite you to walk, bike, or hike with pathways and trails all laid out for you. The Taunus Nature Park and the Gimbacher yard are ideal venues for all of this and more.

If it’s sport you want, pick from tennis, squash, football, and more. For excellent golf facilities, head to 18-hole course in Hof Hausen.

For something a bit more exciting you should, perhaps, head to the Sportpark Kelkheim where you’ll find a highwire garden that calls for a lot of adrenaline.

Check out the circular walkways of Rettershof or climb the wooden watch tower of the Atzelberg for fantastic views. The Opel Zoo in Kronberg is just 6 km away and you should definitely consider it if traveling with kids.

Kelkheim am Taunus neighbors wine regions of Rheingau and Rheinhessen which means only one thing; You get to tour vineyards and taste a variety of local wine to your heart’s content. That should certainly raise your vacation to the realm of the unforgettable.

 

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