Frankfurt, the perfect location – Central Germany
Renting a campervan in Frankfurt is the ideal starting point, because from there you can head for many interesting destinations within a 3-hour radius. For example, a trip to Würzburg or Aschaffenburg! Here you can visit the castle high above the Main river. Aschaffenburg is a very charming town with its narrow streets, the gigantic castle and the view over the Main. Würzburg is also fascinating and very close by. The city is also on the Main, where you can take a boat to Veithöchsheim. Here, there is a pleasure garden with a lake, a labyrinth and many beautiful, gravelled paths. An excursion by boat is always worthwhile. You can park your campervan near the city centre. There are also many campsites along the Main. But Bavaria is not the only place you should plan to visit if you want to hire a campervan in Frankfurt. Hessen itself also has a lot to offer.
The beautiful city of Marburg with its famous half-timbered houses is also just an under 2 hours’ drive away from Frankfurt. It is here in the Lahn Valley that you can discover the beautiful nature. The river meanders its way from Siegen down to Lahnstein, where it flows into the Rhine. The Lahn flows past numerous towns, not only through Marburg, but also Wetzlar, which lies directly on the banks of the beautiful river. If you want to hire a campervan in Frankfurt, then you should definitely take a trip through the Lahn Valley. Limburg and Weilburg are popular places to stay. The old town with its half-timbered houses is idyllic. There are also many small shops and street cafés here. The campstar station is only a few minutes away from the main railway station and is centrally located. Campervan hire in Frankfurt is super easy and you can plan your itinerary individually. You’ll never get bored here, as there are plenty of things to see in the region.
City in central Germany
If you want to hire a campervan in Frankfurt, it’s also super easy to reach the city to pick up your vehicle. This is because there is an airport close to the city center, that probably the largest in Germany. The railway station is also very well connected all parts of Germany. This is ideal, because you can reach your destination in just a few hours. Fast trains (in German so called ICEs) depart here regularly in all directions. Be it from Bavaria, Thuringia or even the Baltic or North Sea. From here, you can set off in your campervan, because there is so much to see. Frankfurt lies almost entirely in the centre of Germany. Thuringia is not far away, Bavaria is only a stone’s throw away and Baden-Württemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate are only 2 hours away. Even in Hesse there are enough great sights to see: Bad Homburg with its spa gardens, the Rhön with the Wasserkuppe and Bad Orb, which is particularly worth seeing with its salt works, are just three of the places that are special here. The capital Wiesbaden is also worth a visit, with its Russian church, the Neroberg and the Opelbad (outdoor swimming pool) with probably the most beautiful view of all the swimming pools in Hesse.
Explore the sights in Frankfurt
The beautiful Rhine Valley is only about a 1 hour drive from Frankfurt. It is romantic with its many small towns, such as Boppard and Bararach, St. Goar and St. Goarshausen. A castle towers over almost every village, with crazy names like Katz or Maus, but also Rheinfels or Klopp. Along the banks of the Rhine, you can stop at a nice campsite with your campervan. Hiring a campervan in Frankfurt and driving into the Rhine Valley is the perfect way to enjoy a well-balanced holiday.
Another highlight around Frankfurt is Heidelberg. The city is located on the Neckar River and offers you a unique setting with its magnificent castle rising majestically above the city centre. Heidelberg has remained uncluttered. The old churches stand out from the old town with their towers. If you fancy a boat trip, you can sail from here to Neckarsteinach directly across the Neckar. The boats offer culinary delicacies from the region, including a popular wine that is grown here. Heidelberg is a wonderful place to linger.
The Porta Nigra in Trier is a Roman artefact. It rises on the edge of the city’s shopping street and offers its guests a fascinating exhibition inside. In addition, from the upper floors of the ancient building you have a beautiful view over the old town all the way to the Moselle. In Trier there is an extraordinary vaulted cellar in the town hall, where you can have a delicious lunch. There are other beautiful places along the Moselle that can be visited by campervan. North of Trier is Bernkastel-Kues in the romantic Moselle valley. From here you can quickly reach Koblenz.
The world’s largest wine barrel is in Bad Dürkheim, a small town in the middle of the beautiful Rhineland. There is a large market square here and once a year the famous sausage market takes place. Bad Dürkheim has a huge wine barrel on the outskirts of the town and you can stop here for lunch. There you can enjoy delicious wine from the region and a beautiful view over the countryside. You can reach Bad Dürkheim by campervan via Ludwigshafen.
The Feldberg is the highest mountain in the Taunus and is also known as Frankfurt’s local mountain. You have a wonderful view over the countryside and can drive your campervan right up to the top of the mountain. Here, at a snack stand, delicious soup is served, and you can enjoy the view over the country to the fullest. There are many beautiful destinations around Frankfurt that you can reach with your campervan.
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