Runkel is located some 270 miles (435 kilometers) from Berlin, the capital of Germany, and about 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Frankfurt.
Visitors commonly use Runkel as a jumping off point for further explorations. Hessen is home to a treasure-trove of interesting cultural and natural attractions. Enspel and Asslar are just two of the many other places worth visiting while you're in Hessen.
Bad Homburg v. D. Hoehe, is another good spot to discover. It is 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Runkel and offers a great selection of attractions, such as Bad Homburg Castle, Kurpark and Gothic House. Bad Homburg v. D. Hoehe has lots to offer those keen to delve a little deeper. White Tower, Sinclair House and Casino Bad Homburg are a couple of other places guaranteed to delight.
Houses of the holy are the best places to experience a region's spiritual traditions. The churches throughout Hessen are no exception. Ask those who live in the area what to see around Runkel, you'll often be advised to check out Hessen's much-loved gardens and open-air exhibits.
Combine learning with pleasure on your vacation by joining a group of like-minded travelers on one of the region's fascinating city walking tours and segway tours.
As the sun sets on your adventures, spend your last euros on last-minute keepsakes and bid a fond Tschüss (farewell) to the friends you've made and the places you've seen.