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Kassel— 2 nights
Capital of the German Fairy Tale Route
Despite suffering total devastation from bombing raids and house-to-house combat during the Second World War, Kassel today has been revitalized as a city of high education, high culture, and the arts.Explore Kassel's surroundings by going to Edersee (in Waldeck), Gaenseliesel (in Goettingen) and Tierpark Sababurg (in Hofgeismar). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Staatspark Karlsaue, pause for some photo ops at Herkules-Statue, get outside with Insel Siebenbergen, and explore the historical opulence of Schloss Wilhelmshohe.
To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kassel travel guide.
In June, daily temperatures in Kassel can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C.
Things to do in Kassel
Tierpark Sababurg, Gaenseliesel, Edersee