Bensheim is close to many of Darmstadt - Odenwald’s more popular attractions. Lorsch Abbey and Museum Griesheim are amongst the many interesting place to visit here. Also, well worth the effort are the Darmstadt State Theatre and Kulturwerk.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find many unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Bensheim. Step inside some of the inspiring museums here such as Hessisches Landesmuseum in Darmstadt and the Georg Vetter Museum in Bad Konig. Book in for a live performance at Nationaltheater Mannheim in Mannheim, the Laienspielgruppe Bad Konig in Bad Konig and Neue Buehne in Darmstadt.
If you are searching for family activities make a bee-line for the various child-friendly attractions. Spend a day with our furry, finned and feathered friends at the Zoo Vivarium Darmstadt in Darmstadt.
When it’s time to escape the bustling streets of Darmstadt - Odenwald, visit the nearby outdoor areas. Enjoy some of the pleasant parklands such as the Kleiner See Park in Bad Konig.
There are many tourist sites to discover near Bensheim. Be sure to set aside enough time to see them all. Brush up on Darmstadt - Odenwald’s history by visiting Mannheim Palace in Mannheim and Darmstadt Palace in Darmstadt. If your spirit could do with a little renewal, you’ll be moved by the serene atmosphere at sacred places like the St. Catherine's Church in Oppenheim, Russian Chapel in Darmstadt and the Mannheim Jesuit Church in Mannheim.
Hit a few balls at the Kiawah Golf Club in Griesheim.
Those travelling without kids will enjoy an afternoon or night out at the Louis Guntrum Weinkellerei in Nierstein and Weingut Wittmann in Osthofen.
The area is the home turf of the much-loved Rhein-Neckar Löwen handball team in winter and Rhein-Neckar-Löwen. Both teams play regular matches at SAP Arena, Mannheim. SAP Arena, Mannheim also hosts concerts and other big events.
After exploring the delights of Bensheim, recharge your batteries in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Mercure Mannheim Am Rathaus, the Park Inn by Radisson Mannheim and the InterCityHotel Mannheim are among the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.