The national capital Berlin is located 180 miles (290 kilometers) northeast of Hofgeismar, while Frankfurt lies 100 miles (161 kilometers) to the south.
To discover why so many tourists choose Hessen as a place to vacation, ensure you and your companions allow some time to hit the road and explore the wider region. You'll also find Hoexter, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the south, and Naumburg 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast.
Organise transportation and head to Kassel, a major city for the region, located approximately 13 miles (21 kilometers) from Hofgeismar. This regional center has a wide range of attractions, including Schloss Wilhelmshoehe, University of Kassel and Messe Kassel Exhibition Centre. If you're still looking for things to do in the city centre, be sure to check out Museum for Sepulkralkultur, Kassel Congress Center and Brothers Grimm Museum before you head back to Hofgeismar.
Go to Hessen's theaters, art galleries and history museums. These are excellent spots to explore, especially when the weather is less than perfect. Take the time to gain a deeper understanding of Hessen by learning a little about its past. A good place to begin is with a visit to the area's fine old old towns.
Those adventurous souls searching for adrenaline and adventure should get their heart pumping by joining a hiking or mountain climbing adventure.
When the time comes to leave Hofgeismar, say goodbye the way locals do, with a heartfelt "Tschüss."