While staying in Darmstadt, you ought to visit the Mathildenhöhe with its “artist colony”. Not only art lovers will be interested in a visit to the art nouveau galleries and the Russian Chapel. The hotels in Darmstadt are mostly fully booked at the time of the festival Schlossgrabenfest with its open air events in the city centre attracting 400,000 visitors. Within the city the autobahns A5 and A67 meet at the Darmstadt cross. Therefore the Darmstadt hotels are easily accessible. For visiting the sights in the city, we recommend you to take the trams and busses of the HEAD mobilio GmbH.
Darmstadt is designated the “business town“. As early as 1877 the Technical University was founded. At the yearly event of the Georg Büchner award the Darmstadt hotels welcome top-class authors. Darmstadt’s most important employer is the pharmacy corporation Merck, which employs 8,000 people.
Total population: 141,471 (June 2007)
Postal codes: 64 283 - 297