Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
is a city in Hesse that can look back on a long and eventful history. The city was founded in the 12th century and has since experienced many historical events. Bronze Age graves and settlement remains from the Neolithic period were discovered in the Bruchköbel
forest, indicating that the region was inhabited a long time ago.
Over the centuries, Celts, Romans, and Alamanni settled in the region. In 1368, Bruchköbel
received city rights and the Spielhaus was used as a town hall. Witch trials and executions took place in the 16th/17th century. During the Seven Years' War, the city was occupied by French troops and bombed during World War II before being occupied by the U.S. Army in 1945.
Despite all these historical events, Bruchköbel
has preserved its identity and is now a modern city with a clear view of the future. In the 1950s, two Catholic churches were built and several districts were incorporated over time. In the 19th century, there were various trades, including brickworks, quarries, and a button factory.
In the 2000s, a city development process was initiated to create an urban vision for the future. Today, Bruchköbel
is a vibrant city with a strong sense of community and many sights to see.
One of the most famous sights in Bruchköbel
is the Spielhaus, which was formerly used as a town hall. The building dates back to 1368 and is an impressive example of medieval architecture.
Another highlight is St. Peter and Paul's Church, which was built in the 18th century. The church is a beautiful example of Baroque style and has an impressive interior.
For nature lovers, there is the Bruchköbel
forest, which covers an area of around 1,500 hectares. The forest offers numerous hiking and cycling trails as well as opportunities for horse riding and fishing.
When it comes to accommodation, there are several options to choose from in Bruchköbel
. However, the best hotel
in the region is undoubtedly the Hotel Alte Bäckerei
in Nidderau, which is only 24 km away from St. Bartholomew's Cathedral.
The hotel offers its guests free Wi-Fi and free private parking. The rooms are modernly furnished and have all the amenities one could wish for.
offers its visitors a wealth of sights as well as a modern infrastructure with many leisure activities. Whether you want to experience history or just relax, Bruchköbel
has something to offer for everyone!
*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.