GERMANY'S CENTRAL REGIONS

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Discover the center of Germany

Wine, fairy tales and flowers play the leading role in the center of Germany in 2023. From Mainz and Nierstein in Rheinhessen to Wiesbaden in the Rheingau and the Unterland region near Heilbronn, the heart of Württemberg's viticulture, the region offers the most beautiful wineries and wine terraces, inviting visitors to wine tastings and wine walks. Follow in Goethe's footsteps and discover his once-popular destinations in the Hessian Hills and the Rhine-Main region. Be enchanted by the home of the Grimm brothers in Hanau and Kassel or discover the winding alleys and charming half-timbered houses in the city on the Lahn in Wetzlar. In the square city of Mannheim, the Bundesgartenschau will take place in 2023 and in Weimar you should not miss a visit to the world-famous Bauhaus Museum.

THE HESSIAN MOUNTAINS

GIESSEN • THE HESSIAN MOUNTAINS

Best Western Plus Hotel Steinsgarten

★★★★

Giessen - heart of a historical region. Even Goethe knew about the charms of the city. In 1772, he wrote of the "lovely valley", the hike through which gave him "the greatest happiness" on his way from Wetzlar to Giessen. Idyllic river valleys, rolling hills, large forest areas, picturesque towns and villages characterize the image of the region. Numerous castles and palaces, monasteries and churches, towers and half-timbered houses, Celtic and Roman traces as well as museums tell of the history of the region and its people. A harmonious combination of traditional culture and modern city life that is Giessen.

KASSEL/BAUNATAL • THE HESSIAN MOUNTAINS

Best Western Hotel Ambassador

★★★ SUPERIOR

The Best Western Hotel Ambassador is located in the heart of the North Hessian mountains and borders directly on Kassel, the North Hessian metropolis. Our hotel is about 3 km away from the freeway A44/A7 and A49. Experience the charming nature of the Habichtswalder Bergland, the home of the Brothers Grimm and the nearby Document City Kassel with the UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe. Enjoy a tour of the castle and, of course, the Hercules with its fountains and the fairytale view of northern Hessen.

WETZLAR • THE HESSIAN MOUNTAINS

Best Western Hotel Wetzlar

★★★ SUPERIOR

The Best Western Hotel Wetzlar is located in the city center directly on the banks of the Lahn. The cityscape of Wetzlar is characterized by its medieval squares and winding streets, charming half-timbered houses and representative buildings from the time of the Imperial Chamber Court. Johann Wolfgang Goethe stayed in Wetzlar in the summer of 1772. His experiences inspired the poet to write his first great literary success, the epistolary novel "The Sorrows of Young Werther". The unfinished Gothic cathedral is also fascinating.

RHINE-MAIN REGION

DARMSTADT • RHINE-MAIN

Best Western Hotel Darmstadt Mitte

★★★ SUPERIOR

Come to Darmstadt with your tour group and experience a modern city of science and art. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site Mathildenhöhe, the colorful Waldspirale by Friedensreich Hundertwasser and numerous other sights directly from the city center. For a pleasant stay, the Best Western Hotel Darmstadt Mitte provides spacious and absolutely quiet rooms.

HANAU (NEAR FRANKFURT) • RHINE-MAIN

Best Western Premier Hotel Villa Stokkum

★★★★

Discover the fairy-tale Hanau, the birthplace of the Brothers Grimm. The Best Western Premier Hotel Villa Stokkum, the former residence of Baron von Stokkum-Sternfels is located in Steinheim am Main, a district of Hanau. It is embedded in a scenic and culturally attractive environment. The old walls contain hundreds of stories, as the historic building ensemble has experienced a lot in over 300 years. The medieval-style old town, the proximity to the banks of the Main, many museums and the annual festival offer attractive opportunities for fairytale experiences.

MAINZ • RHEINHESSEN

Atrium Hotel Mainz

★★★★ SUPERIOR

Atrium Hotel Mainz is a privately run 4.5-star hotel located on the outskirts of Mainz, surrounded by orchards with lots of light and greenery. Comfort and elegance coupled with a touch of luxury make every stay soothing and unique. The exclusively furnished design rooms, suites and apartments offer the perfect place for your stay. Relax in the beautiful garden or on the many terraces around the house or enjoy your stay in the Wellness World. The excellent restaurants serve regional and international fresh cuisine. We are looking forward to your stay!

MAINZ • RHEINHESSEN

Best Western Hotel Mainz

Located on the green, quiet outskirts of the city center, the Best Western Hotel Mainz is the ideal starting point for exploring the state capital Mainz. Especially recommended are a tour of the old town, a visit to the TV garden or a wine tasting in Rheinhessen. Classic, larger-than-average rooms await you, which are also suitable for families. Enjoy our breakfast buffet with a magnificent view over Mainz and end the evening with Mediterranean delicacies in the "Trattoria da Arnaldo". All accompanied with typical Mainz cordiality.

NIERSTEIN • RHEINHESSEN

Best Western Wein- und Parkhotel Nierstein

★★★★

The hotel is located in the center of the small town of Nierstein and exudes Mediterranean atmosphere. Between the Rhine and the vines you can enjoy the fabulous wines of the Rheinhessen Tuscany. The restaurant Am Heyl'schen Garten offers regional and int. cuisine. Lobby bar, as well as terrace at the park complete the gastronomic offer. Cliff Vital Center with sauna and swimming pool are available free of charge. Exceptional programs will make your trip a special highlight. Take part in hikes through the vineyards and in-house wine tastings.

WIESBADEN • RHEINGAU

Best Western Hotel Wiesbaden

★★★ SUPERIOR

Feel at home where Goethe, Dostoyevsky and Richard Wagner were already happy guests and the Romans bathed almost 2000 years ago: The business and city hotel in Wiesbaden invites guests to discover the Hessian state capital the pleasant way! At the Best Western, our guests sleep in a modern ambience - in the middle of a city that is full of history and stories. Our hotel inspires with a central location, fully air-conditioned rooms in stylish design and numerous amenities.

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THE SPESSART

RHINE-NECKAR REGION

BAD RAPPENAU • RHINE-NECKAR

Best Western Hotel Bad Rappenau

Come with your travel group for several days to the Best Western Hotel in Bad Rappenau - conveniently located on the A6 - where Kraichgau and Heilbronner Land meet. Under one roof with the BikiniARTmuseum, the world's first museum for swimwear & bathing culture! Ideal starting point for day trips to Heidelberg & Speyer as well as numerous highlights in the surrounding area, e.g. the thermal baths & Badewelt Sinsheim, the Auto-Technik-Museum Sinsheim & Speyer, the salt mine in Bad Friedrichshall and much more! Look forward to modern, air-conditioned rooms for a relaxing stay.

HEILBRONN • RHINE-NECKAR

Best Western Hotel am Kastell

★★★ SUPERIOR

The Best Western Hotel am Kastell is located in the Kätchenstadt Heilbronn. The city on the Neckar combines Swabian tradition and modernity and is an optimal starting point for excursions to the surrounding vineyards or the Experimenta. The hotel is located about 1.5 km from the city center and is ideally accessible from the highway. The freeway feeder road will take you to the Red Blue congress center or Neckarsulm in just a few minutes. The hotel has 100 rooms in 3-star superior standard, sauna as well as its own restaurant with a wonderful sun terrace.

MANNHEIM • RHINE-NECKAR

Best Western Plus Delta Park Hotel

★★★★

The centrally and quietly located 4-star hotel is only 400 m from the main train station away. Also only a stone's throw away is the city center of Mannheim, with all its sights and the famous shopping mile "Planken". Discover the city and the surrounding area on your own and relax and recover from everyday stress! Spacious double rooms with feel-good ceilings, coffee/tea maker, minibar and safe await you. The cozy winter garden and the sunny garden terrace invite you to linger.

MANNHEIM • RHINE-NECKAR

Best Western Hotel Mannheim City

Our Best Western Mannheim City is located in the middle of the square city of Mannheim and is perfectly situated for trips to the Rhine-Neckar region around Heidelberg and Speyer. The most important sights, such as the Mannheim Castle, the shopping mile "Planken" as well as the Reiss-Engelhorn Museum, are only a stone's throw away. The hotel offers 162 rooms as well as a breakfast restaurant with a cozy terrace for summer days.

THURINGIAN FOREST

APFELSTÄDT/­ERFURT • THURINGIAN FOREST

Best Western Hotel Erfurt-Apfelstädt

★★★★

Experience more together, in a carefree way while enjoying excellent service at the Best Western Hotel Erfurt-Apfelstädt. The good location offers an impressive panorama with a view of the Three Gleichen. After a cultural visit to the cities of Erfurt or Weimar, you can enjoy traditional Thuringian cuisine in our restaurant Burgenblick and end the day with a drink at our bar. If the weather is nice, you can breath in the "Thuringian air" at a cozy campfire place or on our spacious terrace.

ERFURT • THURINGIAN FOREST

Best Western Plus Hotel Excelsior

★★★★

Welcome to the Best Western Plus Hotel Excelsior, the family-run 4-star hotel in the center of the Thuringian capital. The hotel is ideally located, whether for a stroll through the old town, a shopping tour or a day trip. From the main train station you can reach all sights quickly and easily. After an eventful day in the city or a group excursion you can end the evening in our hotel bar with cocktails and snacks.

WEIMAR • THURINGIAN FOREST

Best Western Premier Grand Hotel Russischer Hof

★★★★ SUPERIOR

The Best Western Premier Grand Hotel Russischer Hof is centrally located in the historic old town of Weimar. It is only a two-minute walk to the German National Theater, all of Weimar's important museums, and the new Bauhaus Museum. An exquisite gastronomic offer awaits guests in the Restaurant Franz. The coffee house and the bar Romanow complete the hotel offer.

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