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Hessen (Frankfurt)  

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Where kingdoms once reigned from castles high above the Rhein and Main rivers, the enchanting land of Hessen also has several climbing areas worth the tromp. Though Frankfurt, city of Goete and the Euro-tower, is the largest city, Wiesbaden is actually the governmental seat of this Bundesland, and may hold more of an old-european charm than Frankfurt. There are five mountain (or highland) ranges: he Knüll, the Rhön, the Taunus, the Vogelsberg, and the Westerwald.

Frankfurt is a major national, and international transportation hub. With one of the largest airports in Europe (and the world), and some of the highest concentrations of train and road traffic in Germany.

Hessen is broken into 21 independent Kreisen, or counties, and five additional independent cities.

No visit to the area would be complete without a tour down the Rhein, between Mainz and Koblenz. It is a wine region, known for its rieslings, and even more for its towering castles and midieval towns, some clinging desperately to steep ravines. There are three popular ways to do this. If you have a eurail pass, you may take a Rhein cruise on a ferry, with no extra charge, or take the train or bus, using your railpass. One may rent a car, though the train and ferry rides allow you to keep your eyes where you want them. Finally, a bike tour of the Rhine is a amazing way to truely feel the river and its influence. Many people enjoy the west bank of the Rhein on bicycle.

Getting There 

Fly or take the train to Frankfurt, Mainz, Wiesbaden, Darmstadt, etc.

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.9 miles from here

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