"This is where Germany starts to feel like Italy."
But not only the spring blossoms invite you to stay: Numerous sights such as historic marketplaces, natural timbered houses, castles, and palaces, as well as a rich cultural offering, make the Bergstrasse worth experiencing. Theater, international vaudeville, and cabaret stages await you with varied performances.
The open-air performances of the Heppenheim Festival in the Kurmainzer Amtshof, the summer festivals in the Fürstenlager State Park or at Auerbach Castle, and the Weinheim Cultural Summer are appreciated as special cultural treats.
Recreational facilities such as indoor and outdoor swimming pools, bathing lakes, riding, and tennis facilities, golf, and miniature golf set (almost) no limits to the sporting drive. On the well-marked hiking and biking trails of the nature park Bergstraße-Odenwald, which lead to many sights, you can experience the region by foot or by bike close to nature.
Many attractive destinations "around" such as Heidelberg, Speyer, Worms, and especially the Odenwald make the Bergstrasse not only interesting for a short vacation but also invite you to stay longer. Come and see for yourself!