Where not to park at the Hessentag

Unberechtigt parkende Fahrzeuge werden kostenpflichtig abgeschlepptThis is sort of a personal plea on my part, but I think I can speak for a lot of the residents in Oberursel who do not live in the closed-off part of the town by asking all visitors who come by car not to park:

  • on private property
  • on a private car park, eg. where you see the sign “Privatparkplatz”
  • across the entrance to a garage, a drive, or a private car park

If you do, then you run the risk of [Read more…]

Last call for residents to get their permits

A car parked in OberurselResidents of Oberursel have only a few days left to apply online for permits to enter the closed streets during the forthcoming Hessentag.

The permits have been available since the middle of April, but for whatever reason some people still have not applied for theirs.  This may be due in part to the information only being published in the newspapers and on the town website, but – as far as I know – not being put into letterboxes of the affected streets.  Anyone who does not read those sources and has not made preparations may be in for a surprise! [Read more…]

How to get to the Hessentag: by car

CarOf course, not everyone lives near enough to Oberursel to come to the Hessentag by bicycle, or has the convenience of a train line nearby to get there by S-Bahn or U-Bahn.  Many people will still want to come by car.

But with the town closed to traffic for the entire duration of the Hessentag (except to residents), drivers will need to head to one of the two car parks that are being set up especially for the event.

It is also worth noting, that you cannot get from one side of Oberursel to the other – even the residents have to take a detour via Heddernheim or Oberhöchstadt.

The first car park is located at an area called the Drei Hasen, [Read more…]

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