The appearance of Hofheim am Taunus brings you back to a more romantic time as you stroll down the cobblestone streets and admire the wonderfully restored half-timbered houses. The sweet little cafes and shops that line the streets add to the quaint charm of the town.
To truly get a sense of the town’s history, check out the Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Church as well as the Kellereigebäude (wine cellar).
Walking tours are easily available if you’d like a little real information to accompany the ogling of old buildings. To really feel like a local, stop by the twice weekly farmers’ market that is held at the Untertor, otherwise known as the City Gate.
Located in the state of Hesse, Hofheim am Taunus is very close to Frankfurt am Main with easy access into the city, providing you the relaxation of a town with the benefits of a large city not far away.
This little town has a cultural life of its own however, offering you everything from the theater to art exhibitions in the municipal museum. If you enjoy festivities with an emphasis on booze than be sure to plan your trip to coincide with Wäldchestag or Forest Day where adults and kids alike leave their obligations at midday and partake in the annual festival.
If you’re looking to stretch your legs and move your body a bit you can explore the numerous hiking trails that navigate you through the town’s forestland, with trails for whatever level of difficulty you’re seeking to tackle.
The 18 hole golf course by the name of Hof Hausen provides the perfect setting to practice your stroke and get out in the sun.
Here’s one thing you have to do… No matter in which season you visit Hofheim, you have to take advantage of its Rhein-Main Therme, the most modern water park in the region that includes countless of saunas to really relax from the big city stress! :-)