Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
- Culture and Nature
is a city that boasts many cultural and natural attractions. The marketplace with its half-timbered houses and St. George's Church forms the heart of the city. Other squares are named after partner cities and invite you to linger. But not only the squares are worth seeing, also the Fürstenlager State Park is worth a visit. Here you will find a summer residence with exotic trees and courtyard buildings.
The KulturParktheater offers various cultural activities, while the music school offers 17 instrument subjects. The city library has over 50,000 media units available and invites you to browse. In total, there are 557 cultural monuments in Bensheim
, including the Alte Faktorei, the Bismarck Tower, and the Kirchberghäuschen. The city has already hosted the Hessentag twice.
In addition to the cultural attractions, there are also many protected areas such as the Jägersburger/Gernsheimer Wald and the Geo-Naturpark Bergstraße-Odenwald. For children, there is a new youth center as well as a BMX/skate park.
Regular events such as the Bergsträßer Jazz Festival, the Gertrud-Eysoldt-Ring Theater Prize, the Bensheimer
Passion Play, the Weinlagenwanderung, the MaiWay Festival, and the Citizen Festival attract numerous visitors every year.
Various events take place in Bensheim
every year, such as the Bachgassenfest in July, the Vogel der Nacht Music Festival in August, the Bergsträßer Winzerfest in September, and the Jog and Rock Run in September. HSG Bensheim
/Auerbach is a well-known handball team and there are several football clubs in the city.
The onion cake in the style of Frau von Bensheim
is a culinary specialty. If you want to relax after an eventful day in the city, you can do so at the Tobbaccon Hotel
. The hotel
offers a restaurant as well as free Wi-Fi and air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV. The private bathroom is equipped with a shower, a hairdryer, and free toiletries. From your room, you can also enjoy a magnificent view of the surroundings.
is a city full of life and adventure. Whether you are interested in culture or nature - everyone will find something suitable here. The many events attract numerous visitors every year and ensure an unforgettable time in this beautiful city.
*This text has been compiled and rewritten from various sources. Unfortunately, errors and mistakes cannot be completely ruled out. Please understand if there is an error or if a sight is a bit further away. For your travel planning, please also consider other sources. Of course, we will correct any errors immediately. Feel free to send us an email with your correction suggestions. We would be very grateful for that.