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Herborn is a city in Lahn-Dill region of Hesse, in the valley of the Westerwald.

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By train[edit]

Regular services go to Wetzlar (Giessen, Frankfurt) and Siegen (Cologne), and from these cities you have extensive connections on the German high speed train network (ICE).

By air[edit]

Herborn is located only 80 km away from the Frankfurt/Main airport, Germany's busiest airport. From the airport, heading to the north (highway route A 5, then change to A45 direction of Dortmund). Or you reach Herborn via the Cologne/Bonn airport, this means about 100 km way south to Herborn.

By car[edit]

Herborn has a good connection to the highway A45, the connection between Hanau and Dortmund. Two junctions lead from the A 45 into the City. The federal route B255 from Montabaur (Westerwald) leads to Herborn, also the route B277 connecting Wetzlar with Siegen is leading through.

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See[edit][add listing]

The main sights of Herborn are: Historic Townscape with many beautiful half-timbered houses, the historic town hall, the romantic market place in the heart of the city, the middle-ages reformed academy Hohe Schule ("High School") today seat of the city museum, the castle (still inhabited by a seminary of the protestant church of Hesse), the more than 1000 years old (protestant) city church and the remainders of the city walls with many towers. Nearby, the bird-park of Herborn-Uckersdorf is located with more than 100 types of local and exotic birds and many other animals, garden-café, playground and many more interesting offers.

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Undertake a walk through the historic city on your own, or get a guided city sightseeing - tour (available at any desired day/time, also in English language), visit the bird-park nearby in the district "Uckersdorf", 5 km away from the city centre. Herborn is also popular for hiking - there are qualified hiking trails starting (or ending) in Herborn, like the "Westerwaldsteig" and the "Lahn-Dill-Berglandpfad", very attractive hiking routes, leading through the beautiful landscape with many forests and exciting views!

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Eat[edit][add listing]

Local specialities are "Schlumpeweck" and "Fastebrezel" in a few baceries and/or cafés. Also, Herborn is famous for good butcher products.

Drink[edit][add listing]

For more than 100 years, the brewery "Herborner Bärenbräu" existed in Herborn. Today you can enjoy a house-brewed beer in the Guesthouse-Brewery "Gutshof" with beer-garden, small playground, hotel.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

There are many hotels, guest houses and holiday flats available in Herborn. For any question, please contact the tourist information office in the town hall, telephone (Germany) 2772 7081900.

Contact[edit]

Stadtmarketing Herborn GmbH, Hauptstr. 39, D-35745 Herborn, Germany. e-mail: tourist at herborn.de

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