In virtually every part of Germany there is the chance to get out and experience nature — in Herborn, a town of about 20,000, this is no different.
The first site that most tourists trek off to is the Nature Park Lahn-Dill-Bergland. In this park, you can hike through forests, ride your bicycle through the park (and the region), ride a horse through the area and enjoy the natural beauty. You could spend days in this area and not have a chance to see the entire area.
When you want to see some of the birds that you spied in the Nature Park up close, the Bird Park in Herborn is going to give you that chance. Since the 1980s, this park has been showing off more than 100 different species of local and exotic birds.
The Old Town is another hot attraction. Looking around, you are probably going to notice the half-timbered houses. These houses are iconic when you think of German architecture and there are a lot in this town, some of which date back to the 17th and 18th centuries. Don’t miss the Town Hall, which has a frieze of all of the coats of arms.
If you want to know more about the history of Herborn (including information on a truck crash and fire that killed six residents in 1987) then you need to visit the City Museum. This museum is really comprehensive and gives great background information to tourists.
Getting to and from the city is simple if you want to do it on two wheels. There are countless regional and inter-regional bicycle paths that go through the area, making it easy. After a strenuous day, relax in one of the many different guest houses, both in the Old Town and in the famous Westerwald.
Maybe you have wondered what it would be like to live on a farm? Rest assured it is possible. There are several different farms that open their doors to those wanting to experience life on a farm. You can do as little or as much work as you want, and enjoy a hearty farmer’s breakfast in the morning.