The most popular activities in Hesse
The area around Frankenberg in Hesse offers opportunities for numerous activities and destinations for day trips. The Ederbergland region with the Kellerwald-Edersee National Park UNESCO World Heritage site makes sports and other activities – in the water or on land – a unique countryside experience.
Our hotel Die Sonne Frankenberg offers the perfect starting point for your day trips and activities at the Edersee as well as in other parts of Hesse. Talk to us – we will show you the most beautiful locations. And the best thing is: you can collect points on our Sonne Explorer Pass with many of the activities you do in Hesse and we will plant a tree for each point collected.
Sports activities on land in the midst of Hesse’s natural surroundings
Hiking and biking in the Ederbergland region
In the Ederbergland region in Hesse, you can go on wonderful day trips by bike or hiking. The deep blue Edersee and the Kellerwald-Edersee National Park offer you several routes at all difficulty levels. Quiet forest heights and fascinating wilderness invite you on various hikes and extensive tours on a mountain bike, trekking bike or racing bike. For this, we recommend the most beautiful hikes and cycle routes in the area with the Sonne hiking backpack.
Golfactivities in Hesse
Our hotel in Frankenberg, Hesse is the perfect starting point for a day trip to one of the surrounding golf courses. The Marburg/Cölbe, Waldeck and Winterberg golf courses in particular are highly recommended because they offer numerous slopes and natural watercourses. Perfect conditions for a varied and exciting game – including a fantastic view. The courses with their different levels offer you perfect conditions for improving your style.
Winter sports activities in the mountains of Hesse
Skiing, alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and sledding. You can enjoy all this in the snowy wonderland of North Hesse. Take advantage of the offerings at Winterpark Willingen, Snow World Züschen or Skiliftkarussell Winterberg.
See the beautiful winter landscape of the Ederbergland region for yourself – on the piste, the cross-country ski trail or during a delightful walk on the winter hiking trails.
Water sports activities
Sailing, boating & boat trips
The Edersee, with its clear water, invites you for day trips and many activities. You can enjoy fantastic sailing, boating or boat trips here thanks to the wind and weather conditions and the wonderful view of the Kellerwald-Edersee National Park. Why not take a sailing course or charter an electric boat? An Edersee tour by boat is also a great activity for your day trip to Hesse’s largest reservoir.
Experience untouched nature from an unusual perspective during a canoe trip on our Edersee. Natural banks, alluvial forests and the landscape you can see characterise this beautiful area. As the second largest reservoir in Germany, the Edersee offers great variety.
Surfing, wind surfing, water skiing and stand up paddling
The Edersee offers perfect conditions for water activities. Go surfing, learn to windsurf at the windsurfing school, enjoy the view of nature while stand up paddling or let yourself be pulled across the Edersee in Hesse on water skis. These activities guarantee fun for young and old.
More exciting activities for your holiday in Hesse
The area around our hotel in Frankenberg offers many other great destinations for a day trip during your stay in Hesse. As an example, here are some destinations that you can also find in our Sonne Explorer Pass. You can earn points for these activities and we, in turn, plant trees.
Animal lovers are sure to enjoy a visit to a wildlife park. You can reach Frankenberg wildlife park from our hotel in less than half an hour on foot or within 5 minutes by car and see various animals up close there at the Edersee wildlife park.
The climbing forest in Marburg is a great destination for a day trip in Hesse with the whole family. Courses of varying difficulty await you at this high ropes course, meaning that everyone from beginners to experienced climbers will get their money’s worth.
The Edersee summer toboggan run is another highlight among the activities in Hesse. It is well worth a visit because, in addition to rapid descents, you have the opportunity to do other fun activities such as laser tag and crazy golf, among others.
Day trips in Hesse from Hotel Die Sonne Frankenberg
Our hotel is the perfect starting point for setting off for fun activities in Hesse. Don’t have the right destination yet? Feel free to talk to us. We are happy to recommend other destinations for a day trip in North Hesse.
Relax after an eventful day in our Sonne spa, let one of our restaurants spoil you and fall into your comfortable bed in one of our cosy rooms.
Find the right arrangement for your next stay in Frankenberg. We look forward to your visit!