Active holidays in Germany

Cycling and hiking holidays in the middle of beautiful Hessen

Do you love being out in nature? Do you want the perfect mix of outdoor fun and relaxation for your holiday? Are you looking for a holiday destination for your active vacation that offers you numerous options for excursions and experiences? Then this is the right place for you. The idyllic landscapes around Marburg will make your heart leap for joy.

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Hiking trips and bicycle tours through the Lahn Valley

In the heart of Hesse lies the university town of Marburg, surrounded by forests and a river landscape with countless cycle and hiking paths. In the city, many small streets and cobblestone alleys wind their way over numerous steps through a picturesque backdrop, with the striking Marburg Landgrave's Castle proudly enthroned above it all. Our hotel VILA VITA Rosenpark is situated a short walk away from the historic old town and the sights of Marburg, in a quiet location directly on the river Lahn - a perfect base for daily bicycle tours and circular walks.

Our offer for hikers, cyclists and active holidaymakers

Attention nature lovers! Discover our exclusive Wanderlust package for two nights in a modern hotel room - naturally including culinary highlights in our restaurant OLIVA mediterran as well as many other extras. We will gladly give you valuable tips for beautiful hiking and cycling routes and also provide you with a provision rucksack to take with you on your way. Let's get started! Afterwards, feel completely at ease with us and regenerate after an eventful day in the countryside. You spend your hiking holiday with your dog? Your four-legged friend is very welcome here with us. If you wish, we can offer you free accommodation (with bowls and baskets).  

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Explore the historic old town of Marburg by Segway, canoe or kayak along the river Lahn, discover castles and palaces of the beautiful country around Marburg and climb the hiking trails of the Lahn valley with an alpaca: Your active holiday in Marburg is guaranteed not to be boring. There are numerous destinations to which it is worthwhile to set off. For example, you can climb the 100-metre-high path from our hotel VILA VITA Rosenpark to the castle on foot. Rarely will you enjoy a refreshment more than after your ascent: There you will find the traditional restaurant Bückingsgarten with beer garden and a wonderful view over the whole city. Or, after a long day of hiking, treat yourself to a spatula of ice cream from one of the best ice cream manufacturers in Germany, the AROMA Bistro & Eisbar, which you can enjoy directly - with your feet in the sand - on Marburg's only city beach. 

Discover more tips for excursions for your active holiday in Marburg here!

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