From Dannenfels, it's 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the northeast to Frankfurt and 100 miles (161 kilometers) to the northwest to Cologne.
Vacationing in just one place, regardless of its popularity, will only ever furnish you with a narrow window into the wider cultural and natural fabric of a region. So allow time to enjoy Rhineland-Palatinate's other cities, attractions and landscapes. Interesting places within a relatively short distance of Dannenfels are Lambrecht, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the north, and Deidesheim, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northwest.
While you are staying in Dannenfels, why not experience Mannheim. Approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) away, this regional transport and shopping hub is home to Mannheim Water Tower, Mannheim City Hall and Planetarium Mannheim. Luisenpark Gardens, Mannheim Jesuit Church and SAP Arena are just a sample of the other attractions that should be on every traveler's to-do list.
If the weather means you don't want to be outside, spend some time in Rhineland-Palatinate's art galleries, history museums and art museums. For a low-cost outdoors activity that everyone will like, take the time to visit the region's open-air museums and farms.
Plan a trip during winter and take advantage of winter pastimes including skiing and snowboarding. These are available in the Rhineland-Palatinate. Visitors looking for adrenaline and adventure can get their heart pumping by signing up for a mountain biking or hiking adventure.
All good things come to an end, but be rest assured, when you have to say "Tschüss" to Dannenfels, you'll still have many special memories to take home.