You can reach Lorsch main train station from all directions in Germany with Deutsche Bahn trains RE, ICE or RB. From there it´s only a 10min walk to the inner city.
You can approach Lorsch in Germany from different directions. It is located midwest in Germany in the state Hesse. The highways that are leading to Lorsch are A5, A8 and A9.
The international airport Frankfurt Main is the nearest airport in Lorsch. It's only 35 minutes from the city by car.
For centuries, Lorsch was a cultural, economic and political hub in Europe, the monastery was also a place of higher value for the preservation and transmision of ancient art and science.
Lorsch is a city with 1250 years old roots. It is known through the World Heritage appointed Lorsch Abbey UNESCO world heritage list since 1991. Since 2010, Lorsch leads the nickname "Carolingian city", because it was a very important religous site.
A lot of medieval buildings can still be visited today. The King's hall, the Lorsch Abbey and a lot more are worth to visit. The Lorsch Abbey is one of the most important monsteries in Carolingian times. The first documentary mention was in 764. 8 years later the monastery was transferred to the Frankish King Karl, who raised it to the most important of the Empire of Karl the great.
Lorsch combines a cultural excellence and a lot of events. Every year on the third weekend in July, the Hilchenfest in Lorsch takes place. There is a traditional wine festival around the marketplace, which offers live music, an art market, Lorcher wine and great food for every visitor. In place of good entertainment and a good drop of wine you can spend a few hours next to the Rhine Valley.
Escape Address: Lorsch, Lorsch, Hesse, Germany
The city Mannheim is only half an hour away from Lorsch, you can enjoy a variety of things, such as a the National Theatre, the Holocaust Memorial and the beautiful Mannheim Castle. Since 1896 Mannheim is a significant industrial and trade city, University City and important junction between Frankfurt am Main and Stuttgart.
The Luisenpark is the largest park in Mannheim. On curved Park trails, past flowering tree and shrub groups, elongated or sporty play on sprawling lawns, it attracts around 1.2 million visitors per year. This park is fun for the whole family and has 365 days a year a lot to offer. The lower Luisenpark, which is public is the oldest part and is regarded as a monument of garden. The upper Luisenpark is used privately
The Lorsch Abbey, since 1991 it is a member of the UNESCO World heritage list. It's the first UNESCO in Hesse & is located in the heart of our city. That's why it belongs as part of everyday life of the local population and visitors. The Lorsch Codex is a main sources of the medieval history.