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Staatspark Furstenlager

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Quiet peaceful valley

I fully understand why Dukes of Hesse chose this beautiful valley for their summer residence. It is... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Kaiserslautern, Germany
Impressive Park, Exhibitions and Walks

With great view to the Palatina Area you can walk around the park . Easy to reach from the city of... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Regina R
Brisbane, Australia
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24 Sep 2018
“Quiet peaceful valley”
14 Jan 2018
“Impressive Park, Exhibitions and Walks”
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Staatspark Furstenlager, Bensheim, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

I fully understand why Dukes of Hesse chose this beautiful valley for their summer residence. It is so peaceful and makes you relax immediately. There are a few lovely picturesque buildings in the center and plenty of comfortable trails in the park around. They offer...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed 15 January 2018

With great view to the Palatina Area you can walk around the park . Easy to reach from the city of Bensheim, you can learn more about the management of the castles in the reason and enjoy a well maintained park . A nice restaurant...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Regina R
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The park is really nice for extended walks in the hills, the forest, along little lakes and the greens. A nice place for a visit and frequented by tourists and locals alike.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank gourmet_ou_gourmand
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

It's great park to visit. Unfortunately we went there during winter season and all cafes were closed, but can imagine how does this place look like during summer season. Nice to spend weekend over there.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank michalb144
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Can be combined with a visit to Auerbacher castle (free entry). The Furstenlager is a short distance after the castle road. A romantic cafe and restaurant in the park. Limited parking places.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Josh8646
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Beautiful scenery, pleasant stroll along the paths. An interesting look at the summer residence of the Hessian royalty and their court. There is a lovely restaurant on site to satisfy your thirst and appetite after your walk.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Brian G
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is a very nice place for having a walk on a Sunday with a coffee break and delicious cake. The garden is so lovely and walking up the hills to enjoy the view is worth every step. A place to relax and enjoy!

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank 414dieters
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Nice place for sunday afternoon walk with the family. The paths are ok for toddlers and the stroller.

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 8 February 2016

We had been meaning to visit for quite some time and we were not disappointed. The park is situated in a small valley so not immediately visible from the road. The grounds and the buildings are very well kept only disappointment was that the café...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank BAW63
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

We have been in this park area and enjoyed having a one hour walk with the family. It is beautiful to see the different trees and plants. The paths are all well maintained and it is easy to hile uphill to the various points of...More

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