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In Gießen we recommend the following car rental offers

from 30 $ per day
Basic package

Good offers for a small budget

e.g. Volkswagen up!
14 Days from 02.08 - 16.08.2024
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from 31 $ per day

Small, agile and economical - that's all it takes!

14 Days from 02.08 - 16.08.2024
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from 39 $ per day
All-round carefree package

This way nothing can go wrong - carefree and all inclusive!

e.g. Toyota Aygo
14 Days from 02.08 - 16.08.2024
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Known for its University and Botanical Gardens, Gießen is a vibrant city with a rich history. With beautiful architecture, engaging exhibits, and relaxing parks, you won't ever run out of things to see and do.

Renting a Car in Gießen

Renting a car is a fantastic option when visiting this city. It gives you the freedom to explore at your own pace and venture further into the nearby attractions. Compact cars are the most popular choice due to their convenience for both city and countryside driving.

Parking and Traffic Rules

Parking is quite straightforward, with numerous car parks available throughout the city. Be sure to comply with traffic regulations, as speed limits are strictly enforced in Germany.

Top Attractions in Gießen

  • The Mathematikum is a unique interactive science museum, where you can experience mathematics in an exciting and easily understandable way.
  • Gießen Botanical Garden, one of the oldest botanical gardens in Germany, hosts an array of some 7500 species of plants. Apart from being a botanical haven, it's a wonderful place for a leisurely stroll.
  • Liebig Museum offers an in-depth look at the life and work of Justus von Liebig, considered the father of modern chemistry.

Enjoyable Driving Routes

One of the perks of having a rental car is the chance to explore the beautiful scenery around Gießen. Consider a trip down the Bergstraße ("Mountain Road") for some breathtaking panoramas covering a range of castles, vineyards, and mountain landscapes.

Surrounding Cities

As well as enjoying the city itself, your rental car gives you easy access to surrounding cities like Marburg, an ancient university town with a medieval feel, and Wetzlar with its old town and scenic river views.

Local Weather and Climate

The climate in Gießen is moderate, which means you can plan your visit practically any time of the year. Do keep in mind the typical German weather: the possibility of occasional rain always looms, so don’t forget your rain jacket!

Food and Dining

Be sure to try the local cuisine while in Gießen, including Hessian specialties such as Handkäse mit Musik (marinated cheese) and Rippchen mit Kraut (pork ribs with sauerkraut). There are also many international dining options to satisfy all tastes.


Gießen provides a perfect blend of history, science, and nature. Renting a car allows you to comfortably explore the city and its surroundings, making for an unforgettable German adventure!

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