Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
is a city rich in historical buildings and sights. One of the most famous attractions is Point Alpha, a former NATO observation post on the inner-German border. Today it is a memorial and meeting place with original border security systems from the GDR. Here visitors can experience history up close and learn more about the division of Germany.
The St. Philippus and Jakobus town parish church as well as the Protestant parish church are also worth seeing. The town parish church was built in the 18th century and impresses with its baroque architecture. The Protestant parish church, on the other hand, dates back to the 13th century and is an example of Gothic architecture.
town hall was built in the neo-Gothic style and is another example of the impressive architecture of the city. The Geisa
town fortifications are still largely preserved and offer an insight into medieval life in the city.
The Schloss Geisa
served as a hunting lodge and summer residence for the Fulda prince-abbots and prince-bishops. Today it is a restored castle that welcomes visitors with free Wi-Fi and free parking. Here guests can use a playground or explore the Rhön with rental bicycles.
Other attractions in Geisa
include the terraced castle garden, the district court building as a guest house of the Point Alpha Foundation, the Geisa
forest cottage as a recreation and event venue, as well as the market fountain and drinking fountain.
In Gangolfi Park there is the Zentgericht from the 11th century, the cemetery chapel with an outdoor pulpit and baroque tombstones, as well as a statue of St. Peter and a Germania monument. The cemetery chapel was probably formerly a pilgrimage chapel on the Jakobsweg.
For hikers, Mount Rockenstuhl is a landmark of Geisa
Land. Here there is a shelter and remains of a castle complex as well as a historical hiking trail.
If you are looking for a hotel
, you should definitely consider the Schloss Geisa
. The restored castle not only offers free Wi-Fi and free parking, but also a playground and rental bicycles for exploring the Rhön.
offers its visitors a variety of historical buildings and sights as well as opportunities for relaxation in the midst of a picturesque landscape. A visit is definitely worthwhile!
*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.