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Highlights in Darmstadt
- Art nouveau city
- Artistic city
- Offers for children
- Many bike paths
- Good traffic connection
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If you would like to have a holiday apartment in one of the beautiful old building districts in the Jungendstil metropolis, then Alt-Bessungen and Martinsviertel are the best choice. Here in a central location, not far from the Technical University and close to the market place, some beautiful apartments are offered to you. A particularly good traffic connection is provided by an apartment close to the main railway station. From here you can quickly reach the city centre or the surrounding area.Full Service in Darmstadt
Many apartments in Darmstadt are offered by hotel-like businesses that offer you not only the amenities of a furnished apartment but also special services such as a 24-hour reception, breakfast and a room service. With a holiday apartment in Darmstadt you not only live very centrally, but also have the best connection to the most beautiful sights of the city.
Vacation in Darmstadt
Location and orientation
The city of Darmstadt is located in the south of Hesse and belongs to the Rhine-Main region. This is where the natural areas of the Upper Rhine Plain, the Vorderen Odenwald and the Mathildenhöhe meet. The approximately 156,000 inhabitants live in nine districts, four of which belong to the city centre. These are among the wealthier parts of the region and offer an attractive leisure offer for holiday guests.Perfect transport connections within the city
National and international connections are provided by bus lines such as Eurolines, Berlin Linien Bus and Ecolines. From Darmstadt Central Station you can quickly reach Frankfurt Airport and many other German cities. Within Darmstadt you can easily reach the most beautiful places and sights by bus or tram.
Travelers and Activities
In Darmstadt you will find some green areas that offer families with children the ideal place to relax and let off steam. The Rosenhöhe Park is highly recommended, offering a variety of roses as well as extensive meadows with fruit trees, sequoias and other rare tree species. The Kikeriki children's theatre provides a cultural children's entertainment programme in measurements, which is popular with young and old alike. Technically interested kids will discover exciting things in the railway museum Darmstadt Kranichstein. Here historical locomotives and rare railway material are presented in an authentic environment.Enjoy cycling culture in Darmstadt
If you would like to explore a city by bicycle, Darmstadt is just the place for you. More than every seventh inhabitant is cycling here. For this reason, the city administration is gradually expanding the cycle paths. Today you can already find about 137 kilometres of cycle paths here, which will take you safely to the most beautiful places in the city. If you do not wish to take your own bicycle with you, you can rent one directly in the bicycle parking garage of the main railway station.
Around 1804 a meteorite fell in Darmstadt. He weighed 100 grams. The city named the meteorite after the location, namely with the name "Darmstadt".
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The State Theatre, which has been gradually renovated in recent years, is divided into a Large House, a Small House and the Kammerspiele. For those interested in culture, it offers a comprehensive programme of opera, drama, dance and concerts. In addition to the three main buildings, smaller performances sometimes take place in the bar in front of the Kammerspiele, which can accommodate around 60 people. Apart from the demonstrations, you can also have snacks here.The Museum Künstlerkolonie Darmstadt
On the Mathildenhöhe you will find the Ernst-Ludwig-Haus, which houses the most important art nouveau museum, the Museum Künstlerkolonie Darmstadt. Here the history of the famous Darmstadt artists' community is presented, which lived and worked here from 1899 to 1914. Right next door is the Hessian State Museum, which displays numerous Art Nouveau objects as well as works by Henry van de Velde.Famous stars at the Darmstadt Guitar Days
Over the past decades Darmstadt has developed into the stronghold of the classical guitar. For musicians and musicologists this city is therefore an important meeting place, especially at the annual Darmstadt Guitar Days. This international guitar festival always takes place in December and attracts the most famous guitarists in the world to this city.