Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
- A city full of history and culture
is a small town in northern Hesse, known for its historic buildings and sights. The town was founded in the 13th century and has since experienced a rich history. Today, Grebenstein
is a popular destination for tourists interested in history and culture.
One of the most famous sights in Grebenstein
is the Ackerbürgermuseum in "Haus Leck". The museum was opened in 1984 and is located in a building from 1431. Here visitors can get an insight into the life of the Ackerbürger in the Middle Ages.
Another historic building in Grebenstein
is the Alte Meierei, which was built around 1780. The building used to be a dairy and is now a popular venue for concerts and other cultural events.
For music lovers, there are the TMG Turn- und Musikgemeinschaft 1980 e.V., the Volkschor Grebenstein
and the Männerchor 1840 Grebenstein
. These associations contribute to the cultural diversity of the city and offer regular concerts and performances.
The historic old town of Grebenstein
is also worth a visit. Here visitors can find medieval towers of the city fortifications, the town hall, the Protestant town church as well as numerous half-timbered houses, some of which stand over medieval cellars. The old town of Grebenstein
is a living example of medieval architecture.
On Burgberg at the southern edge of the city is the ruin of Burg Grebenstein
from the 13th century. The castle was once an important strategic point and served as protection against enemy attacks. Today visitors can visit the ruins and take a look into the past.
Another historic building near Grebenstein
is the former location of Burg Haldessen near Hof Oberhaldessen from the 14th century. Here too, visitors can get an insight into the history of the region.
The former Grebenstein
Landwehr between Grebenstein
and Hofgeismar is now only recognizable in a few places, either as a grove or as traces of moats; between Grebenstein
and Friedrichsthal, near the L 3233, there are still traces in the form of ditch remains. The five former watchtowers that secured the Landwehr have all disappeared.
For nature lovers, there are also some natural monuments to discover in Grebenstein
. A list of natural monuments can be found on the official website of the city. In addition, Grebenstein
is located in the Habichtswald and Reinhardswald nature parks, where you can take beautiful hikes.
If you are looking for a cozy accommodation after an eventful day, you should visit the Landhotel
Restaurant Deutsche Eiche. The hotel
is only 19 km away from Kassel main station and offers its guests comfortable accommodation as well as excellent cuisine. As a Genius member, you can even get a discount on your stay!
offers its visitors a wealth of historic buildings, sights and cultural events. The city is a must-see for any history or culture lover!
*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.