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City of Fulda Tourism website Simple Language Version

We want everyone to be able to understand us

This is the City of Fulda’s tourism website.
This web page is written in simple language.
Tourism is when people travel from their homes to other places.
These people are called tourists.
They travel to Fulda, for example.

Do you want to visit Fulda?

This website will help you plan your trip to Fulda.
It contains:

  • An overview of activities for tourists in Fulda
  • Information to prepare for your trip
  • Photos and information about Fulda
  • A calendar with events
  • Travel deals


This page contains:

What Fulda has to offer

Information about the website

  • The 3 subject areas
  • Other buttons

Tourist Information Office

  • Services
  • Contact information and opening hours

What Fulda has to offer

Fulda is a travel destination for everyone.
For groups or couples.
For families with children.
And for people who travel alone.
Tourists can see and experience a lot in Fulda.
There are famous buildings.
There is art, music and theatre.
There are cafés and restaurants.

These attractions include:

  • Fulda Cathedral
  • beautiful old churches
  • museums and exhibitions
  • Fulda’s old town
  • parks and gardens
  • concerts and theatre
  • lots of places serving delicious food and drink

There is lots of nature near Fulda.

For example:

  • Fulda’s meadows (Fulda Aue)
    The River Fulda flows through these meadows. It is a nice place to relax.
  • Environmental Centre
    It hosts events about nature and the environment. 
  • Petting zoo
    The petting zoo has been redesigned.
    You can see animals there.
  • The Rhön and Vogelsberg mountains
    A nice place for a walk or hike.
    It is a half-hour ride by car or bus.

Information about the website

There are lots of pictures and text on the website.
The text on this web page is written in simple English.
The text on other pages of the website is written in more complex English.
The website shows and explains the town of Fulda.
It is for anyone who would like to travel to Fulda.
This website contains information and tips.

To help you:

  • Make good use of this website.
  • Find all the important information.

The 3 subject areas
There are 3 main subject areas on the website.
You can find the names of the 3 areas at the top of the page.
They are on the left side, next to the Fulda logo.
These are the 3 subject areas:

1. Discover

This contains information about:

  • Sights in Fulda
    This includes famous buildings.
  • Events
  • Cafés and restaurants
    These are places where you can eat and drink.
  • Leisure activities
    These are things that you can do.

2. Plan

This contains:

  • Tips on how to get to Fulda
  • Suggestions for what you can do in Fulda

The suggestions are also suitable for groups and families.

3. Book

Booking means:
You tell someone that you want something.
For example, a hotel room for 2 days.

You can book these things directly on the website:

  • City tours
  • Hotels
  • Tickets for events
  • Travel packages

These include, for example, a hotel, a guided tour of the city and a visit to the theatre.
Travel packages are also called arrangements or deals.

Do you want to book something and need help?

Then click on the words: Tourist Information.
This will take you to the contact details for the Tourist Information Office.
And you can ask the staff.

Fulda logo
The Fulda logo is at the top left of the page.
Clicking on it 
will always take you back to the homepage.

Bell symbol
There is a bell symbol at the top right of the page.
It shows a bell and the word: News.
Clicking on it 
shows the latest news from the Tourist Information Office.

Search icon
The search icon is at the top right.
It shows a magnifying glass and the word: Search.
Clicking on it 
takes you to a search bar.
Then you can enter a search term.

Simple language symbol
At the top right of the search icon you can find the symbol for simple language.
It shows a book.
Clicking on it 
will take you to the simple language page.
That is this page 
where you are at the moment.

Social media icons
The bottom of the website shows the social media icons.
There are 3 icons:

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • YouTube

Clicking on them 
takes you to the City of Fulda’s social media pages.

Legal Notice
You can find the words “Legal Notice” at the bottom of the website.
Just below the social media icons.
Clicking on them 
takes you to the Legal Notice.
This contains legal information about the City of Fulda.
We have to provide this information.
It is the law.

Privacy Policy
The words “Privacy Policy” are also at the bottom of the website.
Just to the right of the words “Legal Notice”.
Clicking on them 
shows information about your rights in connection with your data.
And the processing of the data.

The word “Netiquette” is at the bottom of the website.
To the right of “Privacy Policy”.
Clicking on it 
takes you to the rules page.
These are rules about how everyone should behave nicely on this website.

Media portal
The words “Media Portal” are at the bottom of the website, to the right of “Netiquette”.
People working for the media can get information here.

The word “Accessibility” can be found at the bottom of the website.
To the right of the word “Contact”.

This page contains information
to make this website easy to understand.

And it tells you what to do
if you don’t understand something on the website.

Tourist Information Office

Do you have any questions about visiting Fulda?

You can ask the staff at the Tourist information Office in Fulda.
You could ask them about:

  • City tours
  • Tickets
  • Events

The staff look forward to your visit.


These services are available at Tourist Information:

  • Wheelchair access
  • WCs with a baby-changing table
  • Lockers
  • Charging station for eBikes
  • Ticket sales 
  • Souvenirs
  • Cash machine

Opening hours

These are the opening hours for the Tourist Information Office:

Monday: 9am to 4.30pm
Tuesday: 9am to 4.30pm
Wednesday: 9am to 4.30pm
Thursday: 9am to 4.30pm
Friday: 9am to 5pm
Saturday: 9am to 5pm
Sunday: 9am to 3pm
On public holidays: 9am to 3pm

The Tourist Information Office is closed on these days:

  • From 24th December to 26th December.
    That’s when it’s Christmas.
  • On January 1st.
    That is New Year’s Day.
  • On Shrove Monday.
    That is when the German carnival known as Fasching takes place.
    This date changes each year.


The Tourist Information Office in Fulda has this address:

Tourismus und Kongressmanagement Fulda
Bonifatiusplatz 1
36039 Fulda

Tel.: +49 (0) 661 102-1813


The German version of this text was written by: Christine Reith, Fraureith — Office for Text and PR
and checked for comprehensibility by the Zentrum für Leichte Sprache (Simple Language Centre) 
at the Lebenshilfe Landesverband Hessen
It was translated into English by LEaF Translations

The pictures are from: © Lebenshilfe für Menschen mit Geschiger Disabilities Bremen e.V., Illustrator Stefan Albers