Excursion destinations

Signposts at the Roman fortress “Saalburg”, Hochtaunus

Haus Heliand is the ideal starting point for all kinds of activities. Here we have marked our suggestions on a large map, the different colors represent different thematic areas. Below the map, the markers in the map can be displayed and hidden.

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Frankfurt am Main

is easily accessible by public transport and offers a variety of attractions. Of the numerous museums alone 15 are clustered on the Museum Ufer within walking distance of each other. We have listed some destinations in Frankfurt as examples, we are also happy to expand this list.


Ev. Oberstedten Church

Ev. Oberstedten Church

Open church within walking distance with beautiful church garden 0:15 h



Zoo, mini golf, fine dining (venison!) 0:25 h

Institute of Apiculture

Institute of Apiculture

Book guided tours well in advance! 0:30 h

Magic-Bowl Bowling Centre

Magic-Bowl Bowling Centre

Bowling and entertainment with 20 bowling alleys 0:20 h

Rolls Royce Werksmuseum

Rolls Royce Werksmuseum

More than 100-year history of the aircraft engine 0:35 h

Putter's ParadiseBick & Schwarzer GmbH

Putter's Paradise

The adventure golf course in Oberursel 0:35 h

TaunaBadStadtwerke Oberursel


Indoor and outdoor swimming pool with 25-metre lanes 0:35 h

Taunus Information CentreTaunus Touristik Service e.V.

Taunus Information Centre

Tourist information, adventure exhibition, e-bike rental and ticket office 0:40 h



All about forestry: Hands-on nature study brings learning to life 0:45 h

Tourist-Information Oberursel

Tourist-Information Oberursel

Museum of the History of Oberursel and Vordertaunus 0:50 h

HerzbergTaunus Touristik Service e.V.


Observation tower with a view over the Rhine-Main area. Café-Restaurant with in- and outdoor seating 1:15 h

LandgrafenschlossTaunus Touristik Service e.V.


Baroque castle, former Prussian imperial residence, with original furniture and medieval tower. 0:55 h

Horex MuseumHorex Museum

Horex Museum

Vibrant industrial history with focus on Horex motor­cycles 1:00 h

Römerkastell Saalburgtaunus.info

Römerkastell Saalburg

Reconstructed Roman fortress from the time of the Limes – with museum. 1:30 h

Taunus Therme

Taunus Therme

Thermal spa in far-east style, in- and outdoor pools, sauna area, sunbathing lawn, restaurants 1:10 h



Indoor, outdoor and adventure pool 1:15 h

Kronberg Forest Swimming Pool

Kronberg Forest Swimming Pool

Spring water swimming pool centre with 50 m slide 1:30 h

Climbing Forest Taunus

Climbing Forest Taunus

Adventure, climbing and wildlife experience 1:30 h

Hessenpark Open Air MuseumTaunus Touristik Service e.V.

Hessenpark Open Air Museum

Many historic buildings, lots of historical craftsmanship 1:50 h

Outdoor swimming pool Friedrichsdorf

Outdoor swimming pool Friedrichsdorf

Waterslide, flow channel, 50 m lane basin, diving towers up to 5 1:35



The small cosy family amusement park in the Taunus 1:50 h

Falkenstein Castle RuinsTaunus Touristik Service e.V.

Falkenstein Castle Ruins

Ruins of the Falkenstein Castle keep. 2:00 h

Opel ZooArchiv Opel-Zoo

Opel Zoo

The Opel Zoo is located in the middle of the scenic slopes of the Vordertaunus. 2:00 h

Großer FeldbergTaunus Touristik Service e.V.

Großer Feldberg

The highest mountain of the Taunus with a view over the Rhine-Main area. 2:20 h



Falconry with 30 different bird species, along with reptiles and ferrets 2:20 h

Burgruine KönigsteinTaunus Touristik Service e.V.

Burgruine Königstein

Ruinen einer mittelalterlichen Burganlage mit einem Turm mit Panoramablick und Führungen. 2:20 h

Titus Therme

Titus Therme

Indoor water park in Frankfurt's Nord­west­zentrum shopping mall. With several pools, adventure area with waterfall and 50-m slide, Roman sauna, wellness, restaurant 2:00 h

PalmengartenPalmengarten Frankfurt


With 22 ha one of the largest botanical gardens in Germany



Legendary Natural History Museum



Natural Science Museum with hands-on activities

St. Peter's Youth Church

St. Peter's Youth Church

Youth Culture Church in Frankfurt

Eschbacher KlippenTaunus Touristik Service e.V.

Eschbacher Klippen

Popular climbing rock in the Hintertaunus

Imperial Cathedral

Imperial Cathedral

Largest religious building in Frankfurt, this gothic church was the coronation site of the Holy Roman Empire from 1562-1792. The 66-m observation deck of the church tower offers great views

Zoo FrankfurtZoo Frankfurt

Zoo Frankfurt

Second largest zoo in Germany in the east of Frankfurt citycentre



Indoor playground and trampoline park in the Wetterau

Limesturm, IdsteinTaunus Touristik Service e.V.

Limesturm, Idstein

Reconstructed watchtower of the Limes (Germanic defense system of Ancient Rome, marking the borders of the Roman Empire)