6 Sights in Bensheim, Germany (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Bensheim, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Bensheim, Germany.

List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Bensheim

1. Felsenmeer

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The felsenmeer on the Felsberg above Lautertal-Reichenbach in the Vorderer Odenwald is a rocky landscape made of dark grey quartz diorite, which was created by wool sack weathering. The sea of rocks was already used by the Romans and later by the local stonemasons for stone extraction. The stonemasons referred to it as "Felsberg granite", which is no longer mined today. Today, the Felsenmeer is a popular local recreation area and excursion destination for families and hikers. It is located within the nature reserve "Felsberg bei Reichenbach". At the upper end of the Felsenmeer there is a small spring, whose trickle flows between the rocks down into the valley and finally flows into the Graulbach.

Wikipedia: Felsenmeer (Lautertal) (DE)

2. Bergkirche

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Bergkirche User:Kuebi = Armin Kübelbeck / CC BY-SA 3.0

Bergkirche in Auerbach, a district of Bensham, sits on a rocky highland surrounded by old cemetery walls and can be seen from a distance. The Reformation of 1528 introduced the first Protestant priest. As a result, Auerbach's Catholic community ceased to exist and Mount St Nicholas Church became a Protestant parish church. In 1955, the Catholic diocese of Auerbach Helig-Kreutz was rebuilt again under the patron saint of St Nicholas.

Wikipedia: Bergkirche Auerbach (DE)

3. Schloss Auerbach

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Auerbach Castle is one of several fortresses along the Bergstrasse in southern Hesse, Germany. The castle was originally built by King Charlemagne and rebuilt by Count Diether IV of the Katzenelnbogen dynasty in the second quarter of the 13th century. Today it remains standing atop a hill known as Urberg above the town of Bensheim-Auerbach.

Wikipedia: Auerbach Castle (EN)

4. Auerberg

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Alberg Mountain is a mountain near Auerbach in Bergstraße District in the south of Hesse, Germany, with an altitude of 345.9 meters. The high elevation of Odenwald. It stands from the ruins of Auerbach Castle, and on the hillside is the vineyard of the big vineyard "Auerbach Roth" in the wine-growing area of Hessenberg Strassen.

Wikipedia: Auerberg (Auerbach) (DE)

5. Michaelskirche

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Michaelskirche Kuebi = Armin Kübelbeck / CC BY-SA 3.0

The evangelical Michaelskirche of Bensheim an der Bergstraße is a cultural monument, completed in 1863 and preserved. The diocese belongs to Bergstraße diocese of the Provost of Starkenburg Protestant Church in Hesse and Nassau.

Wikipedia: Michaelskirche (Bensheim) (DE)

6. Fürstenlager

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Fürstenlager Kuebi = Armin Kübelbeck / CC BY-SA 3.0

State Park Fürstenlager, the former summer residence of Landgraves and Grand Duke of Hessen-Darmstadt, was built around 1790 in Bensheim-Auerbach of Bergstraße. It is managed by the National Palace and Garden in Hesse.

Wikipedia: Staatspark Fürstenlager (DE)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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