There are numerous excursion possibilities in the region around Villmar, Limburg and Weilburg. Use our interactive map to select a region. This will show a selection of excursion possibilities:
Main – Taunus Kreis
Frankfurt am Main
Carolinger Hüttendorf / Weyer
01 – Regional: Limburg to Weilburg
Limburg: The city has more to offer than just the Limburg Cathedral. You can find all tourist information and excursion destinations here .
Weilburg: As a recognized climatic health resort, Weilburg is a tranquil town with many charming shops and interesting excursion destinations. Click here for the official tourist information office of the city of Weilburg.
Villmar: The market town has become famous for its marble / limestone quarrying and the unique marble bridge over the Lahn. The bridge leads to the former mining area with sights such as the Lahn marble museum and the “Unicabruch”, which has a smooth sawn and sanded Wall offers a unique view of a Middle Devonian stromatopore reef (380 million years old) in living position. In the Weyer district, archaeologists found Stone Age finds, pre-Christian burial grounds, burial mounds and ring walls dating back to the time of the Romans to the Bronze Age (2,200 BC). There were silver mines and numerous iron stone mines.
Information about the municipality of Villmar can be found here .
lahn-marble-trail in Villmar (arcgis.com)
lahn-marble-route from Wetzlar to Balduinstein (arcgis.com)
Runkel: The town of Runkel is located directly on the Lahn. There you can rent canoes and boats, swim in summer and sunbathe on the “Lahn Island”, eat an ice cream or visit the castle. You can find information here .
Bad Camberg: The city is known for its spa. The beautiful historic old town invites you to stroll and linger. Events and tourist information can be found here .
Kubach: Visit the unique Kubach crystal cave, which is the highest show cave in Germany at 30 meters high. Information about the cave and the opening times can be found here .
Selters (Taunus): Known for its mineral water, Selters (Taunus) offers you a swimming pool (child-friendly) and a mineral water museum. Events and information can be found here .
02 – Supraregional: Westerwaldkreis
Montabaur: The city of Montabaur is located in Rhineland-Palatinate and is the seat of the largest German Internet service provider. If you like to go shopping, the FOC Outlet Center with its numerous shops is worth a visit. Information on events and sights can be found here .
Hachenburg: The Hachenburger brewery is located in Hachenburg and also offers various tours. You can find information on here .
03 – Supraregional: Hochtaunus
Schmitten: Visit the Großer Feldberg in the Hochtaunuskreis and enjoy the wonderful view over the region. Information and tours can be found here . P >
Neu-Anspach: Experience a great day in the Hessenpark open-air museum. At the moment you can enjoy everyday life in the village and in the small town, and the festive culture from the 17th century to the present
Marvel at the 1980s. The whole variety of building, living as well as handicraft, agricultural and domestic work from the pre-industrial period is presented
early mechanization into industrial modernity. You can find information here .
Wehrheim: The “Lochmühle” amusement park is great fun for the children. Moderate driving attractions, accompanied riding and a petting zoo make children’s eyes shine. You can find information here .
04 – Supraregional: Lahn-Dill-Kreis
Braunfels: The seat of the GeoPark Westerwald-Lahn-Taunus offers interesting tours and information events on mining and geological history. You can find information here .
Wetzlar: Visit the former imperial city in the Lahn-Dill district and be impressed by many historical buildings of the city and the Wetzlar cathedral. The city also offers many shopping and shopping opportunities, such as the newly built forum. A tip for those interested in photography and amateur photographers: visit the Leica world of experience!
You can find all information on all excursions here .
05 – Supraregional: Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis
Idstein: The city lies north of the Hessian capital Wiesbaden and is characterized by historical buildings and structures. Visit the landmark at Idstein Castle, the witch tower, or the city’s residential palace. Further information and excursion offers can be found here .
Bad Schwalbach: The city is not only one of the oldest Hesse spas, but was also recognized in 2014 as a Kneipp spa. Enjoy and relax in the city’s thermal baths, let yourself be chauffeured through nature by the Bad Schwalbacher Kurbahn, or visit the Taunus – Wunderland, a family leisure park located outside the city. Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, you will find many hiking routes that show unique nature.
You can find all information about all offers here .
Rüdesheim am Rhein: At the southernmost tip of the Rheingau – Taunus district is the city of Rüdesheim, known for its good wines. Take a detour into the famous Drosselgasse or take the cable car up to the Niederwald monument. From there you have a great view over the Rhine Valley. You can find information on numerous excursion options here .
06 – Supraregional: Rhein-Lahn-Kreis
Bad Ems: Visit the spa town and its dreamlike idyll and paddle across the Lahn by pedal boat. In the surrounding area you will find many excursion destinations for the family, such as the Gackenbach wildlife and leisure park or the Marksburg castle in Braubach.
Tourist information can be found here .
Sankt Goarshausen: Visit probably the most famous slate rock in Germany, the Loreley, and let yourself be enchanted by the legend surrounding the rock. At the edge of the rock you can expect a breathtaking view of the narrowest part of the Rhine. Find out more about major events on the open-air stage there. All information is available here .
07 – Supraregional: Wetteraukreis
Glauberg: On the mountain of the same name, you can immerse yourself in the 2,500-year-old world of the Celts. Visit the local museum with its unique finds and explore the archaeological park. Find out here about guided tours, events and other events.
Münzenberg: The Munzenburg or Wetterau inkwell is a ruined castle, preserved from the High Middle Ages. Visit the two huge keep and immerse yourself in the life of a knight. Medieval markets also take place there regularly, information can be found here.
08 – Supraregional: Main-Taunus-Kreis
09 – Large cities: Frankfurt am Main
Frankfurt: The largest city in Hesse and the location of the second largest European airport is Germany’s financial and business center. There are numerous attractions that you can visit or events that you can visit. You can find information here. If you would like to book an airport tour, click here.
10 – major cities: Wiesbaden
Wiesbaden: The capital of Hesse offers you a lot of sights and a stroll feeling. For example, take the Nerobergbahn to the highest mountain of the same name in the city and overlook the city’s vineyards. After a stroll through the city, let your mind wander and relax in the spa gardens. It was created there in the style of English landscape gardens in 1852. You can find lots of information about Wiesbaden and its sights here.
11 – major cities: Koblenz
Koblenz: Discover Koblenz and the surrounding area. In addition to a tour of Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, which offers great events for you every month, you can enjoy the view of Koblenz and the city’s landmark, the German corner, on a gondola ride over the Rhine. In addition, a dreamlike old town backdrop awaits you, which invites to numerous restaurant and café visits. All information about the city can be found here.