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Rhoen & surroundings

The baroque city of Fulda and the Rhön Biosphere Reserve have an unrivalled wealth of sights. The natural beauty is evident in many places, and the viewpoints of the surrounding area are always popular with visitors to the region. Overlooking the famous Wasserkuppe, the location of our hotel is already an attraction. Many other interesting places such as the Milseburg, the Steinwand, the ruins of Ebersburg Castle, the Point Alpha Memorial, the Gersfeld Wildlife Park or the artists’ village of Kleinsassen are located nearby.

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Dipperz is a cozy, small community in the East Hessian district of Fulda and also known as the “Gate to Rhön”. Located in the heart of Germany, our location is an excellent base to explore the surrounding area. The baroque city of Fulda and the motorway connection are only a few minutes away by car.

City of Fulda

Fulda awaits visitors to the region with a charming mix of modern Hessian lifestyle and baroque attractions. Places such as the cathedral, the idyllic castle garden or the baroque quarter are considered flagships of their era. In the city centre there is a wonderful contrast between historic half-timbered houses and modern residential and commercial buildings.


Dipperz is a very active municipality with a well-filled calendar. Guided tours, theatre evenings, wine festivals or the dance in May are simply part of it. On the pages of the administration, visitors get an overview of when and where the next events will take place.


The Rhoen

The Rhön connects Hesse with the neighbouring federal states of Bavaria and Thuringia. The characteristic mountain ranges are a unique natural monument in Europe. Therefore, the mountain range was also designated a protected biosphere reserve by UNESCO. The extensive landscapes inspire with their rich flora and fauna.


City of Fulda

The most famous sights of the city are undoubtedly the Cathedral of Fulda and the baroque city castle with the associated castle garden. Orangery and Floravase mark the building and the sculpture at the northern end of the garden and form a fairytale ensemble there. In addition, there are a whole series of beautiful places that you should not miss when visiting Fulda. The remains of the medieval city wall, the witch tower and the surrounding streets are considered the oldest surviving evidence of settlement. The Frauenberg and the Franciscan monastery are considered landmarks of the city and can also be visited.


Rhoen regional activities

Sport & leisure

The untouched nature lures people outside and creates a true playground for sports and activities. Go on a hike or bike ride, play a round of golf overlooking the picturesque valleys or take your family skiing – there are no limits to your imagination. With our local knowledge, we are happy to help you find a suitable program. The Rhoen has endless experiences and impressions to offer. Be curious!

  • Golf
  • Sliding
  • Cycling
  • Go-kart track No limits
  • Rhönräuberpark in Tann
  • Indoor high rope course
  • Rhönbob Mountain Coaster
  • “Mountain of Pilots”
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Skiing
  • Rock climbing wall in Poppenhausen
  • Flowtrail Kreuzberg
  • Hofbieber barefoot adventure trail
  • Premium hiking trail Hochrhöner

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Excursion destinations

During your holiday in the Rhön, it is also worth exploring the region. The surroundings around Fulda contain a true treasure of uniquely beautiful excursion destinations. Go on a photo tour in the beautiful nature, or take in the sight of the majestic castle ruins. All places on this list are less than an hour’s drive from the hotel.

Wasserkuppe, Schwarzes Moor, Rotes Moor, Kreuzberg Rhön,  Kloster Kreuzberg & Kreuzbergbier, Steinwand Rhön, Burgruine Lichtenburg, Bergsee Tintenfass, Wasserfall Teufelsmühle, Burgruine Osterburg


You can also have a wonderful day in the wild aninmal park Gersfeld.

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Recreational area

The Wasserkuppe is considered the most famous excursion destination in Hesse, due to the view of the Rhön, the history of gliding and the leisure facilities around the fairytales like this make Hesse’s highest mountain the most famous landmark of the Rhön and thus also popular and well-known in the neighbouring federal states of Thuringia and Bavaria.

Nestled in the beautiful landscape of the Rhön, the Wasserkuppe Ski and Toboggan Arena offers a natural, unique leisure experience where tobogganing, views and adventure are very important. The variety of leisure activities make the Wasserkuppe a year-round destination, both for an unforgettable day trip and for an entertaining weekend trip to the Rhön, the land of the open distance.
Daily opening hours at www.ski-und-rodelarena-wasserkuppe.de 

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