Arts, Culture and Fairy tales
The “documenta-town” offers a wide variety of art and culture and is a home to numerous unique museums. What ever your motivation is you will enjoy our ideal location in the middle of Germany.
Kassel is recognized as the capital of the German Fairy Tale Route and the town of the known brother Grimm. The brother Grimm live there over 30 years. The surroundings have much to offer the visitor.
The Europeans largest hillside park Wilhelmshöhe with the Castle, Löwenburg and the majestic symbol of the city – the Hercules. The Karlsaue, as large as the principality of Monaco, is ideal for relaxing and only five minutes walk away from the Mercure Hotel Kassel. Discover Kassel in the footsteps of the “documenta” the biggest exhibition of modern art.
The Best Western Plus Hotel Kassel City is located in the centre of Kassel next to the University and Karlsaue, five minutes from the main station of Kassel and two hours from the international airports Frankfurt and Hanover. By car: Highway A7 and A44.
You need only two till three hours via train to Stuttgart, Hamburg, Berlin, Frankfurt or Munich.What ever your motivation is – Kassel is interesting and charming for both, business and leisure.