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From the rugged volcanic Vogelsberg uplands to the romantic rolling vineyards of the Rheingau, over a third of the state of Hessen is made up of diverse natural landscapes. 

Explore Hessen's nature parks, conservation areas and its two UNESCO Natural World Heritage sites. Marvel at unique flora and fauna, spot rare wildlife and enjoy some wonderfully crisp, clean air. Travel Hessen's diverse landscapes via its excellent network of hiking trails, cycling routes and canoe-friendly waters, or indulge in forest bathing, lake swimming or a leisurely picnic.

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