Route & dates
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.You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kassel: Gaenseliesel (in Goettingen), Tierpark Sababurg (in Hofgeismar) and Edersee (in Waldeck). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Bergpark, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Wilhelmshohe, get outside with Insel Siebenbergen, and appreciate the history behind Hercules Monument.
To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kassel trip itinerary maker website.
If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major aiports are Paderborn Lippstadt Airport, Erfurt Airport and Hannover Airport. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Kassel
Gaenseliesel, Tierpark Sababurg, Edersee