The Spessart is a local recreation area at the gates of the Rhine-Main region
By car: Via the A 66 Frankfurt-Fulda motorway, exits Hanau, Gelnhausen, Bad Orb, Steinau or Schlüchtern.
By train: You can reach the Hessian Spessart via the Frankfurt-Fulda route. Interchange stations for ICE are Frankfurt am Main, Hanau or Fulda. For timetable information, please contact Deutsche Bahn directly at www.bahn.de or use the timetable information provided by the Rhein-Main Transport Association at www.rmv.de.
The Spessart shop window in the historic Schafhof building in Burgjoss has opened its doors: Located directly at the Burgwiesenpark, it welcomes visitors to the Spessart and offers insights and views of a special landscape.
There you will find information about hiking and mountain biking, as well as flyers, the annual program, maps and books. On 75 square meters of exhibition space, visitors can find out about leisure activities, tourist and cultural offers, learn a lot of interesting and entertaining facts about the landscape and nature and buy regional products. The exhibition area on the first floor includes information and presentation of offers and products from the region. The focus is on active holiday offers such as hiking on the Spessartbogen or the Spessart tracks and trails as well as mountain biking.
Regional products from direct marketers are offered in the Spessart shop window - there you will also find attractive gift ideas made of wood and clay.
In a regional corner, culinary treasures of the region are presented and offered for sale: sweet and savory spreads, pasta, products made from local herbs, fruity wines and honey products. In the attic, visitors will find an interactive information system on the Spessart. Using the touchscreen, you can learn a lot about the habitat, the cultural landscape, animals and plants as well as recreational and leisure facilities in the region.
Events for young and old are regularly offered in the new premises. You can find information on this at www.schaufenster-spessart.de.
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